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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 30 2639430
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Near the Brandenburg Gate | Information Center: Cora-Berliner-Straße 1, 10117 Berlin, Germany
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Reviewed yesterday

Instead of just walking through the memorial go to the museum down below, it's free and you learn a lot about the Holocaust, be ready to have a handkerchief ready though it's quite an emotional experience.

Thank Jmonickie
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I felt this memorial was designed by the Bernie Madoff of abstract art. Multiple concrete slabs. For those living now, I guess you can make something of it. But 50 or more years from now, I don't see how it could "teach" those who come...More

Thank 243MicheleB
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The overall structure of the memorial covers a large area and over 2000 concrete structures, with varied heights from a few inches to 15ft. The artist captured the grey face, brutal order and oppressive feeling of the nazi regime, also capturing the heartbreaking anonymity of...More

Thank Th3D0ct0r
Reviewed yesterday

This is just a short walk from the Brandenburg Gate. It is an outside venue and well worth the visit.

Thank Ronald H
Reviewed yesterday

Hard to put this place into words. Our tour guide did a nice job setting up the memorial for us, explaining that Peter Eisenman provided no explanation as to what the Memorial was supposed to mean after his design was chosen for this memorial because...More

Thank Adam W
Reviewed yesterday

We saw this Holocaust Memorial as we were passing in the HOHO bus. It stands out as very different as I suppose it should.

Thank Gunner do
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

A stark and jarring reminder of the horrors of the past rendered in such beautiful simplicity. Sombre and contemplative - stunning. Be sure to visit the information centre below.

Thank Dana K
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I was not keen to visit but am glad I did. You don't gave to pay to wander amongst the 2711 stelae (concrete blocks) that form the upper part of the memorial but that, I think, is the most important and most moving part of...More

Thank Hstevens282
Reviewed yesterday

may be more interesting if there had been some info boards. Only knew what it was because it was marked on map

Thank Jill G
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When you first see this memorial, you see the concrete blocks and it's not until you walk amongst them and they get bigger that you understand. There are no paintings or photos. But you are left to think about one of the darkest times in...More

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efreundin4242
19 July 2017|
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Response from BneTravellor | Reviewed this property |
No not a burial site. This is a memorial intended to provoke a reaction from each person who visits, There is no single explanation as to what they are intended to signify. Indeed the architect himself declined to comment... More
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Ceci C
24 May 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
31 October 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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