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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 29 June 2014

I've been to Berlin countless times and passed through Grunewald station on many occasions but only learned of Gleis 17 very recently. It was one of the most moving places I have ever been. The plates on the platforms with the dates and numbers of...More

5  Thank longhaulfromlondon
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Reviewed 13 September 2015

We had a travel card for Berlin so took a train ride out to here and saw the memorial where and the tracks which took so many to an awful fate. Not much here but v. poignant and its a nice area. The train ride...More

3  Thank thatjonkid
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Reviewed 5 days ago

I take every guest there, who visits Berlin and me. You walk along dates and numbers of people and names of concentration camps and one does not need much phantasy to imagine the train, the police, the dogs, the shouting, the people being pushed into...More

Thank petraaswan
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I am so glad we made time to visit this sight in Berlin. Hard to imagine how many people were sent to camps between 1941 and 1945 from this location. A memorial very well done. This is located in a very old and posh section...More

1  Thank MichaelO177
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Having visited Auschwitz last month, it was only natural that we seek out Platform 17. For those who don’t know, Platform 17 is where the Jews of Berlin and the surrounding areas were deported to various locations throughout Nazi occupied Europe. The Platform was only...More

1  Thank Misstoriac
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Well saw this place on Chris Tarrant trains of the holocaust programme on channel 5 so thought whilst in Berlin I’d go Easy to get to by sbahn and the M19 bus goes there too It’s a small memorial and half hour is enough but...More

Thank 856garrym
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a very little-known place in Berlin. Those who are insisting to have a detailed history on the Jews may get a chance to visit this place. It’s quite interesting and heart breaking to see the iron plates on both sides which says how...More

Thank ShankerSreekumar
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you want to walk around, exploring the area than it is worth going there. A good reminder, but sad as well. Pay attention that we all play a part how we interact with each other.

Thank D572FNsilviab
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lists by metal plate, after metal plate, after metal plate the date and number of Jewish people that were trained to which concentration camps. Walking the track made one's heart very heavy and sad for all Jewish people and mankind as a whole.

Thank beoChicago_Il
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Our guide took us to Gleis 17, which we had not known about. It was very touching to read the many markers on both sides of the railroad track, listing how many Jews were loaded on railroad cars and their destination. Of course not many...More

Thank WoodyB
Reviewed 23 September 2018

It took some ordinary people to recognise the significance of this place, and do something about it. Rather than detail my impressions, I'd just say that it's probably a good idea to go there with a guide, who could also take you to nearby Wannsee

1  Thank Tomi K
Reviewed 19 September 2018

No tourists and very quiet. Filled with mixed emotions looking at each panel and learn a number of people left from this very platform almost every day during the war time.

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