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Powerful memorial

It's impressive to see how, years after it was built, the landscape seems to have grown around it... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Katie D
London, United Kingdom
Spectacular and impressive!

To see and think about humanity. Take your own conclusions. But sure you will be hardly impacted... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Francesc M
Barcelona, Spain
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's impressive to see how, years after it was built, the landscape seems to have grown around it making it seem like part of the natural area. The sculptures are imposing but also manage to be sensitive at the same time. The exhibition is informative...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

To see and think about humanity. Take your own conclusions. But sure you will be hardly impacted. Beautiful place to visit. Impossible being indiferent.

1  Thank Francesc M
Reviewed July 23, 2018 via mobile

Recommending this site for everyone. Stopping statues, beating rocks and childrens toys can be found from here. Sad, but important place to remember and make sure nothing like this will never happen again. The site has big statues, like 'mother', 'exhausted', 'solidarity' etc. There is...More

1  Thank Lotta S
Reviewed July 12, 2018 via mobile

This is a unique site as there are very few people here. It provides a different take on the place from the Soviet perspective focusing on Soviet lives lost. The Soviet era statues are amazing and the beat of the metronome is eerie. We hired...More

1  Thank Lovestotravel_8
Reviewed July 10, 2018 via mobile

It's an excellent destination if you want to develop better understanding of history in this part of the world. The statues were amazingly done, including the exhibit hall, however they were in the process of renovation so we didn't see the complete exhibit.

1  Thank kokopineda
Reviewed May 15, 2018

This is a tasteful tribute to the fate of those who lost their liberty, and in many cases their lives, at this and similar Nazi concentration camps. The architecture is imposing, but not bombastic, being nicely integrated with the wooded surroundings. There are some huge...More

1  Thank tripbeetle
Reviewed May 4, 2018

frightening but actual picture of the nazi prison can be seen in this memorial trying to understand why it actually happened is another question by itself

1  Thank 94,412,345
Reviewed April 22, 2018

I drove out here in early evening. The place was fairly easy to drive too but I can imagine it would be a little trickier via public transport as it is in the middle of the forest. There isn't lots at the site, but that...More

1  Thank Matt_thompson_87
Reviewed March 29, 2018

I made my way out to this memorial by train from central station getting off at Salaspils. There is a helpful tourist office opposite the station who told me how to get to the memorial. There is a bus stop outside and you take the...More

1  Thank kingdomDublin
Reviewed January 6, 2018 via mobile

Impressive place, where to remember and think about history. Quite, peacefull, green area. Outside and inside exposition.

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Response from Lovestotravel_8 | Reviewed this property |
1 hr is sufficient to walk around and visit the museum.