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This memorial is on top of Bisesero Hill overlooking Lake Kivu and lots of hills. We took Boda Boda from Kibuye for 7000RwF. The highway ride was smooth but then the rough road to Bisesero which is around 15 Km is too bumpy. It was...More
We visited the Bisesero memorial by taking a private car from Kibuye. It cost 45,000 Rws which we felt was a fair return price considering the roads there were pretty bad. Driving through small villages with happy go lucky locals waving with big smiles across...More
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
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
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.
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
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
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