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Extremely Moving

I've been to Paris myriad times but had never known about this memorial. When I learned of its... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Rumples
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Tucson, Arizona
Hidden sadly

So shocking and beautiful. It’s a shame it’s not advertised more that it’s there. It’s worth a... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
lknobbs
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Oulton Broad, United Kingdom
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Located on the Île de la Cité, this memorial is dedicated to the 200,000 French citizens who died in concentration camps during World War II.
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Square de l'Ile de France, 75004 Paris, France
Ile de la Cité / Ile Saint-Louis
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I've been to Paris myriad times but had never known about this memorial. When I learned of its existence, I put it at the top of my new places to see list for an upcoming trip to the city. I found this memorial, below the...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

So shocking and beautiful. It’s a shame it’s not advertised more that it’s there. It’s worth a visit. Heartbreaking though.

Thank lknobbs
Reviewed 1 week ago

I would have to say most people don't have an idea this exists. It is located just behind Notre Dame and well worth the quick walk over. It is a very somber and moving memorial. There was a lot of thought put into the location...More

Thank Barri G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stumbled across this sight not by choice (I didn't realise it was there right opposite Notre Dame) but it was mentioned in an audio walking tour I was doing and I nearly walked past it. It draws you in by going down some steps...More

Thank Heather E
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There is a Holocaust Memorial Museum in Paris which all interested in this subject should visit - incidentally with one of the largest and best bookshops on the subject that exists, largely French but other languages too - but this memorial was instituted more as...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

While visiting Paris in July, my partner and I set aside an hour one morning to experience and see The Memorial to the Martyrs of the Deportation.” It is the French Memorial dedicated to the 15 to 20 million Jewish people whose lives where ruined,...More

Thank dalejohnson2994
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Happened upon this really moving memorial while strolling back to our hotel on the Ile St. Louis from the Latin Quarter. It's basically a concrete bunker that has several different rooms with pin lights denoting how many people were forcibly deported from each of France's...More

Thank IAP65
Reviewed 30 June 2018

While in Paris we walked here and went thru the museum. Very powerful. They also had a nice outdoor setting for speakers and other events that are held there.

Thank elkie17
Reviewed 28 June 2018

This is an excellent memorial / museum, and having it in a redone cave adds to the effect. They had quotes engraved in the wall and that was a nice touch. They covered the various groups that were targeted by the Nazis, the lives they...More

Thank Mark J
Reviewed 24 June 2018

I cannot stay there because I lost my grandparents in WWII. But people should go just like the various Holocaust Museums.

Thank Don N
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Ile de la Cite / Ile Saint-Louis
Two islands sit in the middle of the Seine at the very
heart of Paris. The more majestic one, Ile de la Cité,
sparkles with history. This is the birthplace of
Paris, the home of the Gothic Sainte-Chapelle, and the
site of the prison where Marie Antoinette was held
before her execution. Tourists flock to see the iconic
Notre Dame and the beautiful bridges that straddle the
Seine. Ile Saint-Louis, the more provincial island,
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Response from hortonms | Reviewed this property |
Pretty challenging stairs for those with physical challenges. There is railing.
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Response from 2016Carter1 | Reviewed this property |
According to their website, it is open 10 am to 5 pm every day, except it is closed on Mondays.
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