Ntarama & Nyamata Genocide Memorial Sites
The Ntarama Genocide Memorial is located about 30 kilometers south of the capital city of Kigali. Located in the Bugesera region, Ntarama church where mass killings occurred during the 1994 genocide; more than 5000 people were killed in the church, this church and its contents are a reminder of the horrifying violence that took place at this site during Rwanda’s 1994 genocide. Visit this site and learn more about the unity and reconciliation commission.
Nyamata memorial site Is a church where around 2,500 people were killed and it has become emblematic of the barbaric treatment of women during the genocide. In the church at Nyamata, there will be graphic and audio-visual displays that will focus particularly on the mass rape, brutalization of women and the use of HIV as a deliberate weapon of genocide.
Driving Time: 30 Min from Kigali
Activities: Ntarama & Nyamata Memorial Visit