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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.
Kigali, Rwanda
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I specifically sought out this memorial to tour as it was a location where 11,000 people were executed. It is well preserved and the information provided by the staff is very sobering. Lots of lessons to be learned here and a must...More

Thank SirRobynhood
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This site is on the road before Nyamata - it's harrowing and horrible but definitely worth checking out.

Thank umudugudu
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Alongside Nyamata, you should go see this site. It will give you a sense of how terrible the genocide was in this part of Rwanda.

Thank VaneyKigali
Reviewed 28 August 2018

This memorial is difficult to take in as almost everything has been kept the way it was. You can see the damage the granades have done to the buildings, the victim's remains, blood stained clothing and blood on the walls. However, it is so important...More

Thank CarolineAfrica
Reviewed 16 August 2018

Out of the way a bit and quiet.There was a woman telling us about the history of what happened there[daughter was there in the past and she remembers being told a lot more information than was told to us the day we went]Interesting to see.

Thank Peggy M
Reviewed 11 August 2018

It's a bit difficult to get to this site ( there is a bus) but if you want to know the real story of the genocide you must make the effort.

Thank InternationalKG
Reviewed 8 August 2018 via mobile

Couldn’t hold back my tears while visiting this place. I thought I had seen it all after visiting Kigali Genocide Memorial, but that’s was before coming to place afterwards. Horror is still marked on those walls, showing to visitors the heartbreaking tragedy of Rwandan genocide....More

1  Thank Thomy O
Reviewed 4 August 2018

This is another stirring genocide site and just 20 minutes from Nyamata. You may wish to choose between here and Nyamata.

1  Thank physiciantraveler
Reviewed 17 July 2018 via mobile

Out of respect for the victims and to help to remember what happened a friendly place one should visit.I had a friendly young guide to show me as a single visitor around. His biggest concern was to show proof against the genocidedenials.

1  Thank Martin R
Reviewed 24 May 2018

I did not know what to expect when arriving. I had previously just visited a few other memorial churches. At the time of visiting many of the remains were still being organized. The people we met at the church gave us a ton of information...More

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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.