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Holocaust Memorial Centre

Old Jewish Quarter, Skopje 1000, Republic of Macedonia
+389 2 312 2697
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Old Jewish Quarter, Skopje 1000, Republic of Macedonia
Old Jewish Quarter, Skopje 1000, Republic of Macedonia
+389 2 312 2697
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Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

I have spotted the building the first minute in the center of Skopje. The architecture is different and represents burning candles. To be honnest I have not visited it inside as I do not want to jump in sad memories. But the idea to have...More

Thank Deyan B
Reviewed 12 September 2017 via mobile

The memorial centre is depicted as a museum on maps but it is in fact a memorial centre for and about the Balkan jews. It was a rather small place but it was nevertheless quite interesting. It entails some arts on display on the ground...More

Thank Lars K
Reviewed 10 September 2017

Spare some time from your busy schedule to take a look at this place and remember your blessings, how much better our life is now and to what extremes can mankind go when we forget our humanity.

Thank Veronica B
Reviewed 15 August 2017

Decent museum located just over the Stone Bridge as you enter the Old Bazaar area. This museum opened in March 2011 commemorates the 7,149 Jews from Bitola , Skopje and elsewhere in Macedonia who were murdered in Treblinka. What makes a visit to the the...More

1  Thank chepaddy
Reviewed 12 August 2017

I have been in quite a few Jewish memorials and this was really impressive. The creators of the place were doing a great job . Thank you for that Macedonia!!

Thank nadi O o
Reviewed 10 August 2017

The museum is free to visit it is located on Phillip II square near the museum of Macedonian Struggle. It's not a very big museum, it starts off up stairs with displays telling the story of how the Jews in Spain and Portugal came to...More

2  Thank EuropeanCookie
Reviewed 2 August 2017

This very impressive museum exhibits the history of the Jewish community of Macedonia and it extermination by the Nazis. Many poignant stories, lots of photos and a wonderful short film. Something that shouldn't be missed.

1  Thank S K
Reviewed 15 July 2017

A great place for history buffs as well as those interested in this terrible period as it tells the story of Macedonia's Jews from the Spanish expulsion to WW2.

Thank Mark B
Reviewed 20 May 2017

This is a free museum but they accept donations. I learned so much from the exhibits and narratives. And there are many, many pictures. The movie on the upper level is very interesting. Yes, an extremely horrific history in the world, but one that everyone...More

Thank Judy B
Reviewed 18 May 2017

the people involved have made a commendable memorial to the sad history of the Jewish people of Macedonia-it is small and well laid out and worth taking time to visit

Thank rotem6
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