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It was part of a walking tour to stop here. The artist has done a remarkable job with this monument. Cracked panes of glass that reflect the broken sky are a poignant touch to an atrocity that cannot be forgotten or fixed. The head stone...More
The Auschwitz Monument stands in tribute to all of those that were killed at the Auschwitz concentration camp. The memorial is well hidden in Wertheimpark and easily missed if not looking for it.
The memorial features six broken mirrors laid out on the ground inviting...More
This monument is quietly tucked away in the corner of a park (Wertheimpark), and in fact we first walked by it and didn't even realize it. This small monument reflects the agony associated with both Auschwitz, but also the Holocaust in general.
We visited early afternoon. The crowds were so bad tour groups were on top of each other that we couldn’t digest the information and sometimes lost our group. Definitely a must see, just choose your time wisely.
Wertheipark Amsterdam The Netherlands Auschwitz Monument is thought provoking and very emotional, you cannot help but be humbled by the monument itself and the reason for its being. A terrible time in history.
Words cannot even begin to fathom the powerful emotion of this small monument located in the centre of a park. When first reading the sign next to this monument I couldn't help but cry - the importance of this monument is beyond describable. Let us...More
As stated in other reviews, the monument does indeed have a fragile air about it, full of cracks, holes, temporary fixes and muddy footsteps of people wanting to test the glass. It'stronger than it looks, not easy to damage, although over the years some three...More
Amsterdam’s buzzing hub, with its sprawling network of tram rails and a seemingly constant flow of tourists and commuters, yields convenient access to some of the best sightseeing, shopping, and street life in Europe. Closest at hand are the Royal Palace, the quaint shops of Haalremmerdijk, the pedestrianized zones Kalverstraat and Dam Square with popular neighborhoods such as the Red Light District, and the Canal Ring
hardly more than a moment’s stroll away. With the well-connected Centraal Station as Centrum’s base, it's easy to travel farther afield via one of the city’s iconic trams.