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Oregon Holocaust Memorial

Washington Park, Portland, OR 97207
+1 503-823-7529
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Solemn and Heartbreaking

Solemnity and heartbreak are emotions that a Holocaust memorial *should* invoke. The memorial can... read more

Reviewed 1 March 2017
Unexpected Hidden Gem

We actually stumbled upon this by accident, but it was such a treat to see it. Really powerful and... read more

Reviewed 13 February 2017
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Washington Park, Portland, OR 97207
+1 503-823-7529
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Reviewed 1 March 2017

Solemnity and heartbreak are emotions that a Holocaust memorial *should* invoke. The memorial can be difficult for a newcomer to the area to find, but once there...the relative isolation of it actually adds to the reverent atmosphere. Beautiful. Poignant. Heartbreaking. And the touches of scattered...More

Thank StephanieAnn1980
Reviewed 13 February 2017

We actually stumbled upon this by accident, but it was such a treat to see it. Really powerful and beautiful. I didn't really expect to cry in the middle of the afternoon, but alas! It was great though, a nice way to finish off the...More

Thank ZKiana
Reviewed 1 February 2017

My husband and I were getting some exercise and decided to walk over to the memorial. We were so delighted with every part of it. There are wonderful small things you see as you walk up to the wall that will really stir your memory....More

Thank 2Portlanders
Reviewed 19 November 2016

This is a great tribute to those who perished in the Holocaust. Please make sure that you walk behind the wall to see and read the names on the back of those related to family in the area.

Thank amanda42
Reviewed 7 November 2016

I headed toward the Holocaust Memorial on my way to The International Rose Test garden. As i approached the Memorial I paused when I saw what looked like a something left on the walkway. I got closer and found that it was not a lost...More

Thank RSNN
Reviewed 9 October 2016

Having travelled all over Europe encountering copious Holocaust Memorials including the notorious Auschwitz Death Camp, I found this to honor the dead as well as any European attempt. It total, it is a beautiful work of art in a wooded setting which stands in stark...More

Thank John H
Reviewed 23 September 2016

"Never Again" is the motto for Germany's Dachau concentration camp and the Holocaust Memorial in Washington Park, Portland Oregon is reminder of that important pledge. Near the entrance is a metal sculpture depicting shoes from prisoners taken into the camps. This alone brings tears to...More

Thank _beegleh
Reviewed 21 September 2016

Happened to find it on my way down from the rose garden, really glad I did! It is a beautiful monument, even though there are many, this I have to say has been the most touching and heartbreaking I have been to, a must.

Thank tcasta72
Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

A peaceful setting allows one to reflect. The script on the stones and the signs were very well written. Touching and poignant. A memorial for the past, a hope to the future that people will care and protect each other.

Thank David F
Reviewed 12 September 2016

When we started the walk towards the wall there is a bronzed baby shoe on the walk way. It made it seem much more real than just a distance memory or any other memorial I have been to. It really made me stop and think...More

Thank Cindy T
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