Nyamata Genocide Memorial



Nyamata church genocide memorial is situated in Bugesera district South of Kigali city, it was a church before it became a genocide Centre. It’s where the Tutsi who had faith were hiding before they were murdered by the Hutu during the genocide of 1994 and where over 25,000 brutally assassinated people were buried in the church premises.


Nyamata genocide memorial is one of the worst genocide places in Rwanda because novice people were executed with a panga and their clothes, national identity card, shoes, fabric for the deceased were submerged in blood in the church building.