Liepāja(Libau) has a long Jewish history that ended during the Holocaust, the most widespread and industrialized act of genocide the world has ever seen.

Here are 10 Holocaust memorial places that bear painful scars of the terrible persecution of the Jews of Liepāja.

  1. The Liepāja Great Choral Synagogue
  2. The Lighthouse
  3. Liepāja Ghetto
  4. Rainis Park
  5. The Women’s prison
  6. The Firewatch Square
  7. The Šķēde Memorial Complex
  8. The Shelter of Johanna and Robert Seduls
  9. The Jewish Community
  10. The Shefkinds’ Villa ( 1941-1945 SD premises)