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Khatyn Memorial

54th km of Minsk-Vitebsk hwy, 223110, Belarus
+375 1774 55-060
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Khatyn memorial and the Mound of Glory

I went on a Russian language tour but was given a script and a member of the group offered to... read more

Reviewed 21 June 2017
Liza W
Great Missenden, United Kingdom
Visited in 1991

Haunting and historical. It is hard to believe the level of distruction caused by WWII. Most... read more

Reviewed 5 February 2017
Jeff S
Aurora, United States
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54th km of Minsk-Vitebsk hwy, 223110, Belarus
+375 1774 55-060
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Reviewed 21 June 2017

I went on a Russian language tour but was given a script and a member of the group offered to translate into English. I wasn't entitled to this and would have got by without, but it was very generous of a fellow tourist. It is...More

Thank Liza W
Reviewed 5 February 2017

Haunting and historical. It is hard to believe the level of distruction caused by WWII. Most memorable part of my visit to Minsk.

1  Thank Jeff S
Reviewed 30 November 2016 via mobile

If you want to understand Belorussian people and history you must visit this place. It's history, tragedy every Belorussian family.

Thank Юрий М
Reviewed 28 September 2016

If you travel by historical places you should definitely visit it. In a rainy day it's very tragic and dark and impressive place to feel all the pain and suffer of nations in WWII. It's not happy at all and not recommended to see for...More

Thank Svetlana L
Reviewed 10 July 2016 via mobile

It has been my 6th visit to this memorial for my life. Nothing has changed for all these years. But it must be visited!!! Lots of Belarusian families do it from time to time and I could see some elderly couple telling their grandchildren the...More

1  Thank VeraBialko
Reviewed 13 June 2016

An incredible experience. So moving and tragic. A symbol for all of the tradgedies that happened in Belarus in villages like this. We did it with a fantastic guide from Minsk. Not sure about public transport but it was easy to get to in a...More

3  Thank Mogg1968
Reviewed 8 June 2016

This memorial is witness to the many atrocities committed by the Nazis during WWII. Belarus was part of the blood lands where tens of thousands of innocent men, women and children were killed.

Thank bobca1947
Reviewed 22 May 2016

I actually thought we had booked the tour to Khatyn outside Smolensk in neighboring Russia, the site of the murder of at least 4,000 Polish officers and intelligentsia by the NKVD on Stalin's orders. Indeed our guide has difficulty explaining the difference in pronunciation between...More

Thank Peter P
Reviewed 4 May 2016 via mobile

This place should be visited with children and teens for they know terrible things war causes and how cruel nazi invaders were while burning people live during the World War II.

Thank Olga G
Reviewed 30 June 2015 via mobile

A sobering tribute to the average villager who wanted nothing more than to live their lives in peace. The Nazis came through in WW 2 and rounded up all those in the villages and massurdered them in brutal fashion. This is a must see near...More

Thank Don J
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Steven L
21 August 2017|
Response from Liza W | Reviewed this property |
The visa was quite complicated. As you need an invitation I found a tour company online. I booked a transfer from the airport with them and in exchange they issued the invitation. There are lots otours online with an... More