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“Makes you remember”
Review of Ninth Fort

Ninth Fort
Ranked #2 of 87 things to do in Kaunas
Certificate of Excellence
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Dallas, Texas
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40 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
“Makes you remember”
Reviewed 7 December 2013

You must go here so you can remember the Jews of Kaunas. They were so much of a part of this country. Then they were all killed by first the residents of kaunas then the Germans. This is where we came from.

Visited July 2013
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Wakefield, MA
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361 reviews
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“All I can say is WOW !!!!!”
Reviewed 8 October 2013

This was one of the places that brought me to the Baltics. After reading so many books about the Holocaust and having the Ninth Fort mentioned I felt that I had to see it. All I can say is WOW !!!! The museum is filled with info. and artifacts about the Soviet atrocities and Nazi Genocide that was committed here. It is believed that 50,000 people were murdered here, 30,000 of them were Jewish. You can still see the names and cities carved into the walls of the Jewish transports that perished here.

After seeing the museum you can walk up to see the trench where the murders took place and the field which is actually the mass grave. The enormous memorial is absolutely amazing !!!!! Don't miss this place.

Visited August 2013
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Kfar Saba, Israel
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188 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
“Very impressive”
Reviewed 8 October 2013

To visit this place is quite haunting and certainly not pleasant, but you do learn about the evil of mankind, on one hand and the bravery and compassion that some can show, on the other hand.

Visited September 2013
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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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65 reviews
52 attraction reviews
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“Cruel history”
Reviewed 11 September 2013 via mobile

Visit 9th Fort museum to remind how bad war is! It is not easy even to imagine how could it be! It is museum of broken lifes of thousands people. Make love, not war!

Visited July 2013
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Jelgava, Latvia
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“Has a Chiune Sugihara room”
Reviewed 25 August 2013

According to Kaunas In Your Pocket, there are two Jewish related museums in Kaunas. I felt this one was much better than the Chiune Sughihara museum, as it provided much more information and was much more informative, whereas the Chiune Sughihara museum seemed to be geared toward Japanese tourists.

An added plus is that it's open on Monday, when most other museums are closed.

Visited August 2013
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