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Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe - Things to Know Before Visiting

Cora-Berliner-Straße 1, 10117 Berlin, Germany

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About Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe

Also known as the Holocaust Memorial, it is a memorial to the Jewish victims of the Holocaust. Consists of a 19,000-square-metre site covered with 2,711 concrete slabs arranged in a grid pattern on a sloping field. The slabs are designed to produce an uneasy, confusing atmosphere, to represent a supposedly ordered system that has lost touch with human reason.


Attractions Near Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe
Brandenburg Gate
Brandenburg Gate0.27km from Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe

One of the most iconic monuments of Germany. Built on a former city gate that marked the start of the road from Berlin to the town of Brandenburg an der Havel, which used to be capital of the Margraviate of Brandenburg- a major principality of the Holy Roman Empire that played a pivotal role in the history of Germany and Central Europe. Throughout its existence, the Brandenburg Gate was often a site for major historical events.

Reichstag Building
Reichstag Building0.55km from Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe

The meeting place of the German parliament. It was opened in 1894 and housed the parliment of German Empire until 1933, when it was severely damaged after being set on fire. The ruined building was partially refurbished in the 1960s, but a full restoration was made after German reunification on 3 October 1990. the restoration was completed in 1999.

Martin-Gropius-Bau
Martin-Gropius-Bau0.8km from Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe

One of Germany's most beautiful historic exhibition buildings. Opened in 1881, the exhibition rooms surround an atrium decorated with mosaics and coats of arms of German states by the sculptor Otto Lessing. The museum is well known for it's selection of the exhibitions it displays.

Topography of Terror
Topography of Terror0.88km from Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe

Located on the site where the principal instruments of Nazi persecution and terror were occured between 1933 and 1945: the headquarters of the Gestapo, the high command and security service of the SS, and from 1939 the Reich Security Main Office. The museum shed lights about these institutions and the crimes that were organised there. Photographs and documents illustrate the history from the time the Nazis took power until the end of the war.

Gemäldegalerie
Gemäldegalerie1.02km from Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe

Museum where the main selection of paintings belonging to the Berlin State Museums is displayed. It holds one of the world's leading collections of European paintings from the 13th to the 18th centuries.

Checkpoint Charlie
Checkpoint Charlie1.07km from Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe

Name given by the Western Allies to the best-known Berlin Wall crossing point between East Berlin and West Berlin during the Cold War (1947–1991). It is a symbol of the Cold War, representing the separation of East and West.

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Capital and largest city of Germany by both area and population. Berlin is a world city of culture, politics, media and sciences, and its economy is based on high-tech firms and the service sector, encompassing a diverse range of creative industries, research facilities, media corporations and convention venues.

What Visitors Say About Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe
A memorial to the Jewish victims of the Holocaust. Located right near to the Brandunburg gate, a walk through the concrete blocks makes you unease and confused due to the varying heights of the blocks. Perhaps making a small sense to what the victims underwent during their difficult time.
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