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Hard to reach but glad to have visited it

To reach the memorial i took a bus from Kibuye (1500 local currency) and after about half hour i... read more

Reviewed 3 January 2018
feddyaroundtheglobe
via mobile
A must visit

It's a stupid idea to review memorials of atrocities. It's not an 'attraction' or 'thing to do... read more

Reviewed 27 December 2016
Benjamin B
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Kigali, Rwanda
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  • Very good33%
  • Average16%
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3 Jan 2018
“Hard to reach but glad to have visited it”
26 Dec 2016
“A must visit”
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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| on the road from Kibuye, Kibuye, Rwanda
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Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

To reach the memorial i took a bus from Kibuye (1500 local currency) and after about half hour i got off and hired a motorbike (5000 local currency, both ways). The road is rough and the scenery beautiful. One survivor provides explanation and guides visitors...More

Thank feddyaroundtheglobe
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Reviewed 27 December 2016

It's a stupid idea to review memorials of atrocities. It's not an 'attraction' or 'thing to do' but a place of grave significance. This place must be visited, understood, and remembered. I just hope boosting this site up in the rankings will encourage others to...More

2  Thank Benjamin B
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Reviewed 11 August 2016

This memorial commemorates the death of 50000 people and is extremely moving. The people rose up against their attackers and tried to defend themselves. There are 1000s of skulls on display that shows how the people died including bullets, clubbing and machetes.

Thank Christine G
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Reviewed 30 March 2016

I took a walk from the hostel on my first day in Rwanda. I was a little sceptical about going to the memorial as I was afraid of the sadness and negative emotions that came with it. I put these emotions behind me and took...More

Thank BaviaansNick
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Reviewed 12 February 2016

Nice location for the memorial with an amazing view, though not easy to get to without vehicle. Showing body parts like skulls and bones and also mass graves. Lack of information about what happened at the place. We were lucky to have an english speaking...More

Thank Frida L
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Reviewed 22 August 2015

The Bisesero Genocide Memorial is about 25 km from Kibuye (now Karongi) in the mountainous Lake Kivu district to the West. The scenery is breathtaking; it rises and falls all about you as you ride the back of a taxi motorbike winding its way through...More

15  Thank Bobwoodmsu
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gary w
8 March 2017|
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Response from Odd_Meter |
Yes, go south from Kibuye. At Gishyita take the dirt road left (south) into the hills towards Gisovu Tea Plantation. Bisesero memorial will on the right. Coordinates -2.193746°, 29.341920°
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