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The Holocaust Memorial - Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe

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Address: Near the Brandenburg Gate | Information Center: Cora-Berliner-Straße 1, 10117 Berlin, Germany
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+49 4930 26394336
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Quite often the scale of the holocaust can be overwhelming and the numbers killed incomprehensible. This memorial tells of individual stories that convey the genocide better than... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Quite often the scale of the holocaust can be overwhelming and the numbers killed incomprehensible. This memorial tells of individual stories that convey the genocide better than numbers ever could. It's powerful and heartbreaking while also making you furious that humans could ever do this. If you're in Berlin you must go.

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Located less than five minutes walk from Brandenburg Gate is the Holocaust Memorial. Found walking amongst the stones very thought provoking however there were too many tourists, not just young but old enough to know better, larking about & trying to climb up. Security guards were actively trying to discourage this behaviour but were overwhelmed by the amount of people... More 

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Munich, Germany
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I always go there when in Berlin. It is important to stand there and think deeply about what this memorial is for. Take a moment to think and respect the past, no need to be religious for this.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Bit strange really.literally next door to Brandenburg gate and people sitting on the blocks to eat lunch. Worth wandering in amongst though and have your own moment of reflection.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This memorial consists of the Field of Stelae and an Information Centre. We had to wait about 20 mins to enter the Info Centre as they control the number of personnel inside and due to security checks. Once inside the first section detailed the history of the socialist terror policy. The other rooms give such a personal insight of individuals... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

It is must see location. Stunning emotional experience when you walk through variable heights of a floor.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Lots of concrete block as a representation million of Jewish grave killed by NAZI. Not much stories informed

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Nice place to hang out and get some sun, but if the idea is to convey the horror of the Holocaust, it seems to have missed the point. There are kids blamed for playing there, but the fault is with the design in the first place. Very conceptual but not much educational. The little exhibit room was closed.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is very close to the U.S. Embassy and short walk to Brandenberg Gate. Consists of 2711 rectangle blocks of different sizes arranged in a gird pattern on a sloping ground. Walking through the concrete blocks allows you to reflect on the number of lives lost.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I read up about the holocaust pre visit but learned more via my visit to the topography of terror and was moved by the sheer scale of the genocide both inside and out of Germany. What concerns me more is that people accepted it and let it happen. I understand he propaganda and anti Semitic media but can't comprehend how... More 

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