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The Holocaust Memorial - Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe

Near the Brandenburg Gate | Information Center: Cora-Berliner-Straße 1, 10117 Berlin, Germany
+49 4930 26394336
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Near the Brandenburg Gate | Information Center: Cora-Berliner-Straße 1, 10117 Berlin, Germany
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

At first glance this memorial is cubist, plain, unprepocessing. When you begin to walk among the stones, they become greater than you, taller, imposing. As you go further it becomes quieter and you feel more solitude. It's an exceptional experience, and good opportunity to reflect...More

Thank Helen C
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Providing a fitting memorial to the horrors must have been the hardest commission to accept. The results are wonderful. I assume that you know the facts. This shows the story effectively. Incredibly moving, but avoiding sentimentality.

Thank Stephen W
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This has to be seen. Somehow it takes one's breath away. As you wander between the stones you get a real feel for the horror of the thing, and as you realise how the ground is also part of the exhibit it brings it home...More

Thank Rachel A
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Ignoring all the people taking pictures - its an intense symbol for all the people lost in the holocaust.

Thank Essi J
Reviewed yesterday

This memorial is worth a visit. There are lots of personal memories on the walls and if you haven't read about them before they are very moving. Unusually laid out to reflect the memorial stones above.

Thank Diamond2904
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This memorial is breathtaking as well as somber. It has a big impact on people, no matter their age. There is no need to pay for the museum if you do not want to spend the extra cash as the memorial on street level has...More

Thank Daniel Q
Reviewed 2 days ago

BUT BUT BUT BUT BUT The whole memorial should be sealed off. People use the stones as picnic tables. People stand on the tables and take selfies. People urinate behind the tables. Many people are unaware of its significance. The same goes for the Topology...More

Thank urbantraveller360
Reviewed 2 days ago

I didn't understand the point of the monument when I got there until the guide explained that was on purpose. The artist left out anything specific so that the seer could form thier own opinion of what it all might mean.

Thank Sight2See
Reviewed 2 days ago

The Holocaust Memorial designed by American architect Peter Elsenman was opened in 2005, this huge football size maze made from 2711 concrete slabs, is quite a impressive sight to see, an overcast day just add s to its somberness. You can enter the maze at...More

Thank Hanger24
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

A short walk from Berlin Hauptbanhof station to the Reichstag, then the Brandenburg Gate, then 5 mins on to this memorial. An excellent commemoration of the holocaust although people jumping and walking on the blocks could ruin the mood if the guards weren't present to...More

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of some significant transformations, as well. The
gangsters that once ruled the impoverished streets
between Alexanderplatz and Hackescher Markt have given
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efreundin4242
July 19, 2017|
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Response from Paul S | Reviewed this property |
Nobody is buried there, they are a visual representation of the varying people who were killed. It also is deceiving in size, as it is much larger when you explore it.
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Ceci C
May 24, 2017|
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Response from Shrey R | Reviewed this property |
There's no entrance fee. It's an open memorial in a public space
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Deley
October 31, 2016|
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Response from Julien K |
The open-air memorial works like a public space; there is no gate, no entrance fee, you can enter from any side at any time of the day or night.
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