Discovering genocide Memorial sites in Rwanda is so amazing to travelers who are interested in genocide will be allowed to explore different sites where the victims of the genocide were buried. Tourists will tour different genocide sites as they learn what exactly happened and probably caused the Rwanda 1994 genocide.
The different genocide memorial sites that you’re likely to discover while on Rwanda genocide tours are described below:
Nyamata genocide memorial site
This is situated in the southern part of Kigali city. This was a center in Nyamata where the harassed Tutsi who was escaping being murdered took cover in church.
Nyarubuye genocide memorial site
Traced in Nyarubuye, Nyarubuye Genocide memorial site was a church used for prayers but it was later used as a hiding place for majority Tutsis and a few Hutus who were running away from mass killing. The church that was later turned into a memorial site further was left intact even after mass bullets and massacre and now you can see how the bullet was splashed on windows and walls.
Ntarama Genocide Memorial sites
Tourists visiting the Ntarama genocide memorial site will only travel 20 minutes from Rwanda’s capital Kigali. Still, Ntarama was first a church where the majority of the Tutsi flock seeking protection and support from church leaders. Despite this, the killer’s mission was to finish off all the Tutsi in Rwanda. Tourists here can explore the remains of the victims that are will be preserved.
Nyanza Genocide memorial center
This genocide memorial ground site is remembered as the site where there are 4 graves of Tutsi people who were killed when the place of hiding was left unprotected by the Belgian soldiers who were guarding the wife of then the presidents and were killed. These groups of people had sought refuge from Ecole Technical Official grounds where they were killed.
Gisenyi Rwanda genocide memorial
Gisenyi genocide memorial similarly to other sites offers information about the death of over 1 million people who were killed during the genocide. Out of these over 1200 people were killed and buried at Gisenyi
Kigali Genocide Memorial Museum
This is one of the best museum situated in Gisenyi town just a few minutes from Kigali Capital City. The museum is open throughout the week and the visitors on the genocide tour in Rwanda. What makes this museum a significant genocide that happened in Rwanda is that part of the remains of over 100,000 people was collected from Rwanda streets and kept here for remembrance
Gisozi Rwanda genocide memorial site
The Kigali genocide memorial site is one of the prominent genocide historical sites in Rwanda. The memorial site was put up in honor of over 2,500 remains of people who were killed and buried at the site during the genocide which as against the Tutsi.
The other genocide memorial site in Rwanda is called the Murambi genocide memorial site situated in the southern part of Rwanda in the town called Murambi. You are free to make bookings for the Rwanda genocide memorial site whereby you will be guided to all of the above-highlighted sites. Come and learn the genocide history know what transpired during this time.