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Agrastu 17, Vilnius, Lithuania
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Highly recommended to visit the Memorial. It helps you to know the story of the Lithuania citizen in that period. Suggested to book a guided tour in advance to understand very well what's happened.

Thank Claudio B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Highly recommended to visit the Memorial. Important part of Lithuanian and European history, which must be remembered. You can go there by either train or bus.

Thank Adina B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Please book a guided tour in advance. Otherwise you wont be able to understand what happened in Paneriai.

Thank SG_Elena_Ng
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

left, as is -- range of memorials,...to many groups -- powerful...and moving -- didn't make it to indoor museum

Thank ayadrahim
Reviewed 1 June 2018 via mobile

It’s easy to get here. Just take the train and back. You need about 90 minutes to take it all in and I just had to wait 30 minutes for the train to arrive to take me back to Vilnius. There are several pits where...More

Thank Projectionist76
Reviewed 31 May 2018

100,000 people were murdered in the Ponar Forest by the Nazis. But don't bother going there without a private guide. The "memorial" offers zero explanation. You could wander around in the forest, coming upon some pits in the ground and a couple of stone edifices....More

Thank worldgrazerbbs
Reviewed 26 May 2018

This country has a rich and solemn history, filled with things to mourn and other experiences to celebrate. This is a monument to those who were killed in the war, represented in a way that will remind you that this can and should never happen...More

Thank abetter1
Reviewed 15 May 2018

This is a visit you should do if you like history and want to learn more. The facts are never to be forgotten and every one should take the time and respect to visit.

Thank Arthur N
Reviewed 29 April 2018

A deathly quiet place where an unimaginable atrocity took place. We visited as part of a guided tour by Discover Lithuania, so having someone explain all the different areas and the history made it very profound. But I would say this is more of a...More

Thank WhoAteAllTheNames
Reviewed 27 April 2018

Went as part of a day trip to Trakai, and I am so glad to have been there. It is a very moving place. Maybe it was just me, but the presence of the train tracks - which unlike other Holocaust sights was not directly...More

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Response from redskifreak | Reviewed this property |
To get to the death camp: get the train from Vilnius to Paneriai (a small station attached to a small village). When you get off the train, stay the same side of the railway as you arrived on, and there is a small road... More