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Address: Gottschedstr, Leipzig, Saxony, Germany

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Simple but meaningful

Some can consider it just a bunch of chairs but we found it interesting. It is just five min walking from the city center (Markt-Rathaus) and it makes it easy to visit.

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 6, 2013
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Friendship, Arkansas
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23 reviews 23 reviews
7 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

The area was very basic and nothing that would be very memorable in my mind but it is critical to know that 11,000 Jews were killed beaten or disappeared because of the Nazi's.

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20 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2013 via mobile

Some can consider it just a bunch of chairs but we found it interesting. It is just five min walking from the city center (Markt-Rathaus) and it makes it easy to visit.

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Jerusalem, Israel
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43 reviews 43 reviews
31 attraction reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2012

This memorial, just a few steps away from the Thomaskirche, is a stark reminder of the Jews who were once here. Visit and compare the memorial under the DDR that makes no mention of the Jews and the one obstructed after the fall of the communists that is far more explicit and striking. Then, go to the synagogue that is... More 

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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60 reviews 60 reviews
21 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2012

“Remember, at this location once stood the Great Synagogue of the Leipzig Jewish community, consecrated 7 Sep 1854 and set on fire on ‘Kristallnacht‘ 9-10 Nov 1938”, reads the plaque at the Leipzig Holocaust memorial monument erected to commemorate over 11,000 Jewish citizen of the city who were dispelled expelled and murdered by the Nazi regime. Here were one of... More 

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