Another must see spot in Berlin. Take your time to walk through the memorial - you'll be surprised by the feelings coming uninvited.
A must visit if you go to berlin. The visitor centre was full when we visited but you could hear a pin drop it was so silent. A lot to take in and a lesson in mans inhumanity to man. The holocaust memorial is very simple and very moving.
Haunting, poignant yet a very moving place. Information boards to explain history in both english and germany, very sad though to see people 'being disrespectful' and walking on the top of them jumping about, when there are clear signs not to do this and other unacceptable behaviour.
My mother and I had initially intended to visit sachsenhausen but accidentally came across this memorial to the murdered Jews. We both found it interesting and worthy of a visit (you need at least a couple of hours). The architecture was very cold and representative of the tragedy and mass murder and torture endured by millions. inside the building you... More
When I walked through the tallest stellae I felt as though they stood in silent accusation of past wrongs. The closeness of the blocks can seem intimidating. It is a strange memorial.
Definitely a very powerful memorial. Our tour guide said that it can be interpreted in many ways, with one being that the smaller blocks represent children's graves and the larger ones for parents, and Grand Parents. They also suggested that the blocks can also be interpreted as a kind of chart. I interpret it as tombs like most other people... More
Huge memorial right in the heart of Berlin between the Brandenburg Gate and Potsdamer Platz. Was getting dark by the time we got there which added to its sombre atmosphere. Sadly the information centre underneath was closed for refurbishment but there's always next time! Its a shame it seems to be more of a playground for kids instead of a... More
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