14 July 2013
Yad Vashem was recently ranked fourth in the top 25 museums in the world by TripAdvisor, the foremost travel website driven by reviews and comments of tourists and travelers. Visitors applauded the "moving and informative displays," the “incredible use of architecture, audio visual, photos, and actual items to recreate a time in history that should never happen again” calling it an "emotional, educational and inspiring experience" an “unbelievably moving experience” that is a "must-see" for any traveler to Israel.
This summer, TripAdvisor also awarded Yad Vashem its 2013 Certificate of Excellence Award – an honor given to establishments that consistently achieve outstanding traveler reviews. To qualify for a Certificate of Excellence, sites or businesses must maintain an overall rating of four or higher out of a possible five, as reviewed by travelers on TripAdvisor. Yad Vashem is currently listed as first among 146 recommended sites to visit in Jerusalem.
Some 1 million people visit Yad Vashem annually. Guided tours and audio guides are available in many languages (including English, Hebrew, German, French, Spanish, Russian, and Arabic).