Babi Yar Memorial Tours

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In 1941, one of the largest shooting massacres of the Holocaust took place at Babi Yar, a ravine near Kiev. Over the course of just two days, some 34 thousand Jews were brought down to the ravine in groups of 10 and murdered by SS troops and local collaborators.

The site of this atrocity is now a peaceful public park dotted with memorials. The oldest memorial was erected in 1976 to memorialize Soviet prisoners of war. In 1991, the Menorah Monument was built to recognize the Jewish victims of the massacre, and in 2001, another monument was dedicated to the children murdered at Babi Yar. Other memorials commemorate murdered Ukraine nationalists, Orthodox Christian priests, concentration camp prisoners, and gypsies.

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Leave yourself an hour or two to wander the park and read the various guide maps and placards offering background information about the tragedies of Babi Yar.
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Address: Kiev, Ukraine
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Jewish History of Kiev including Babi Yar Memorial Private Tour

Whether you’re exploring your family heritage or want an intimate look at Jewish history in Kiev, a three-hour private tour is for you.  Beginning with hotel pickup, your driver and guide take you to many important points of interest relating to the Jewish people of Kiev, including Brodsky Synagogue and the Sholem Aleichem Monument.  The tour also includes a moving visit to Babi Yar before returning to your hotel.
  • Duration: 3 hours
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  • Duration: 3 hours
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Private Tour of Jewish Community in Kiev

Delve deep into the history of Kiev's Jewish community on this private tour. Benefit from personalized attention and a flexible itinerary on a private tour, including a dedicated guide who details the history and culture of Judaism in Kiev through insightful commentary. Round out your educational tour with visits to two of the major synagogues in the city.
  • Duration: 3 hours
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