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Ntarama memorial

I've been twice at Ntarama Church close to the capital. Rwanda has been several memorial site when... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Erk Z
Kigali, Rwanda

Not sure what can be said but it is heartbreaking to see what people can do to each other. This is... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Jeff H
Mississauga, Canada
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This site of the April 1994 massacre has been declared a genocide memorial. It remains a solemn tribute to those who were slain, the bones and belongings of the dead still lying among the aisles and the altar.
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Reviewed 5 days ago

I've been twice at Ntarama Church close to the capital. Rwanda has been several memorial site when inside you can touch and feel the soul system effect after genocide...Sad memories that reappear on the surface

Thank Erk Z
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Not sure what can be said but it is heartbreaking to see what people can do to each other. This is one of close to 200 Memorials in Rwanda.

Thank Jeff H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I wanted to visit a genocide memorial during my visit to Rwanda because it is a part of the countries recent history. I was alone with a guide who showed me the church and surrounding buildings where 5000 were brutally killed. It's hard to take...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Although under renovation this was worth the visit after the kigali genocide memorial. Our guide Innocent was so enthusiastic & had so much information to share. Walking into the room with all the clothing was just eerie.

Thank AliGay
Reviewed 30 May 2017

Our driver took us to the Ntarama Church and surrounding buildings. It is so hard to believe the atrocities that took place here and throughout the rest of the country. Just a warning, the rest of this review gets graphic... Probably one of the most...More

Thank ut_jd
Reviewed 9 May 2017

The memorial in Kigali is good but being the site of an actual slaughter of thousands and seeing the mass Graves makes it more real

Thank CMV2013
Reviewed 29 April 2017 via mobile

Worth the drive from Kigali to visit this genocide memorial. The guide was excellent and really conveyed the horrors which happened here. Harrowing

Thank Daran71
Reviewed 28 April 2017

Visited Ntarama church about 4 years ago and it was completely left open to the elements...now things have been shielded by plexiglass..and yet very accessible. Our guide was lovely and helpful in explaining what happened in this sanctuary. This genocide site is less frequented and...More

Thank Julie V
Reviewed 27 April 2017

Somber testimony to the genocide - Staff is always kind and knowledgeable and accommodating. I have visited 3 times.

Thank Donna H
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

The church, school, local arms and other things (clothes, documents) are easy to observe for visitors. Our guide explained us very well the place and horrific things that happened in this place. If you visit the place on 15 April, you can follow a public...More

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29 January 2016|
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Response from Marilyn A | Reviewed this property |
Unless drive yourself hopefully your drive can help when I was there in august there was a guide there. It is so sad. You must go.