Salaspils Memorial Ensemble, Salaspils

In a quiet forest sits Salaspils Memorial Ensemble, created in memory of thousands who died in a concentration camp at this site. Menacing dark-gray stone statues represent suffering men, women, and children. A large marble block marks a massive grave while a metronome beats from under the ground, simulating heartbeats. Look for numerous toys scattered around the yard, a reminder of the children who perished here from hunger, cold, and disease. It couldn't be easier to arrange your visit to Salaspils Memorial Ensemble and many more Salaspils attractions: make an itinerary online using Inspirock's Salaspils online travel route builder .
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  • Granddaughter of 16 years. It was very interesting for her to visit this memorable place. The earth is really groaning behind this wall. Very strong energy of this place. One should not forget how some people were mocking others, so as not to repeat such mistakes.
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  • there is nothing left from the concentration camp itself. it is just a memorial which is nicely done although they could do a better job improving signage. it took me awhile to understand where the en...  more »
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  • Great atmospheric memorial monuments. Makes you think about humanity quite a bit
  • A time for serious thought. How can humans be so inhuman? Wrong thinking? More. Thinking that is purely evil. The mother broken and humiliated for her murdered children.
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