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Holocaust Memorial

Gottschedstr, Leipzig, Saxony, Germany
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Ranked #43 of 71 attractions in Leipzig
Type: Monuments/ Statues
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30 reviews 30 reviews
16 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 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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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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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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