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Holocaust Memorial

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Address: Corner of Water, Gay, Baltimore, MD
Phone Number: 410-752-2630
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A stark reminder of the six million Jews who lost their lives in Europe...

A stark reminder of the six million Jews who lost their lives in Europe between 1933 and 1945, this site offers sculptures and a memorial center.

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A hidden treasure

Hidden away with almost no signage only 2 blocks from the Inner Harbour is a touching memorial to the Holocaust. Representing the cattle trucks used to transport the Jews to the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 8, 2016
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London, United Kingdom
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Circle Pines, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We saw the Holocaust Museum yesterday and happened to see there's a Holocaust Memorial in Baltimore. The sculpture is powerful as well as the quotes. I am glad we stopped. Even though it is located in a strange part of town it was still worth seeing.

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Baltimore, Maryland
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a nearly vacant lot in the downtown of the city's business district. A couple lengths of rail tracks from and to nowhere, and s wall. Minimalist space representing tracks to an interment camp from WW2.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016 via mobile

Hidden away with almost no signage only 2 blocks from the Inner Harbour is a touching memorial to the Holocaust. Representing the cattle trucks used to transport the Jews to the camps sitting amongst other train tracks, it conjures up terrible imagery. Combined with an eternal flame made up of dying bodies it is a powerful message of what could... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 238 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2016

Attractions such as these are difficult to rate because of the type of attraction that they are. This is easy to find within close walking distance of the harbour and city centre, and yet is surprisingly secluded and quiet. Unlike some older reviews we found the site to be relatively clean with little trash to be seen. It is well... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

I'd seen some of the other reviews, but I thought this memorial was very well done. It took me a minute to realize it emulated train box cars and what the view would have been of someone inside the box car.

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Thank Lisa S
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2015 via mobile

Any Holocaust museum, memorial, statue, etc., will be humbling and sad, and this one is as well. I highly recommend going to see it. Well worth fitting into your trip.

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York, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

Anytime something about the Holocaust comes up it brings chills up your spine. Memorials like this one bring that reality back, even to those born years after WWII. The purpose of a memorial is to remind us of what mankind is capable of and to ensure that acts like this are never allowed to happen again. The statue of people... More 

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Langenfeld, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

Easily overseen, this small spot in Downtown Baltimore reminds you of the Holocaust. Only on second view, you might realize the railroad tracks on the ground, symbolizing the tracks on which Jewish prisoners have been brought to Auschwitz ...

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Baltimore, Maryland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

This concrete wall sits right on Baltimore Street, very walkable from the Inner Harbour, moving statue depicting the victims of this horrific time in history, definitely worth a look.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015 via mobile

This place provides a great reminder of how far we have come over the years. It also reminds us what we should never repeat again. The only down side is having to PARK at a distance and then walk to see the exhibit. It iS definitely worth the money, and if you are lucky, you may be able to meet... More 

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