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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  • Fitting and special memorial to the approximately 1 million victims of the 1994 genocide. There's a donation requested on entry, and it's $15 each for an audioguide, slightly on the pricey side given....  more
    Fitting and special memorial to the approximately 1 million victims of the 1994 genocide. There's a donation requested on entry, and it's $15 each for an audioguide, slightly on the pricey side given....  more »
  • I always wanted to understand what really happened in Rwanda, and the Memorial showed me the roots of the genocide dated back decades before 1994. I left the place with a deep admiration for how the.....  more
    I always wanted to understand what really happened in Rwanda, and the Memorial showed me the roots of the genocide dated back decades before 1994. I left the place with a deep admiration for how the.....  more »

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