Kigali Genocide Memorial, Kigali

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Reflect on some of the country's darkest moments and gain insight into an integral part of recent national history at Kigali Genocide Memorial. The final resting place for over 250,000 victims, the memorial center commemorates those slaughtered in the 1994 Rwandan genocide, while educating its visitors with an informative and harrowing presentation of history. You'll learn the political and sociological landscape of Rwanda during the build-up to the genocide of the Tutsi people, along with details of the atrocity itself through audio-visual tours, survivor testimonies, human remains, and artifacts. Plan to visit Kigali Genocide Memorial during your Kigali vacation using our convenient Kigali trip planner.
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  • Not everyone who comes to Rwanda is interested in the history. I understand this. But - I think that to understand the country a bit better, and in a deeper way, visiting the memorial is extremely...  more »
  • This memorial is a must visit when in Kigali. At first I was reluctant to go because of the horrors it memorializes but I’m now glad I went. There are both inside displays and outside memorials to...  more »

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