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Gleis 17, Grunewald

S7 Grunewald, Berlin, Germany
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Private Tour: Jewish Heritage Walking Tour of Berlin
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Reviewed 2 days ago

You won't forget this memorial as it gives you the perspective of the Jews who were transported to concentration camps; you stand on the same ground and can easily imagine their experience. When you enter the tunnel, look for the sign Gleis 17. Take the...More

Thank Mary K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fiding Gleis 17 is easy but you need to be looking for it. It is worth finding. Take the S7 (S Bahn towards Potsdam and get off at Grunewald Station. You can also take a bus (M19 I think) As you get off the train...More

1  Thank WinchesterCathedral
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Here there is nothing special to see related to others tributes to Jews holocaust. Obviously there is a special vibe to stay in the same place where so much suffering happened, but do not expect any museum or exhibition. It worth the visit if you...More

1  Thank MirkoSpino
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

In a residential neighborhood, this memorial is both simple and very powerful. Alongside the tracks, on the concrete of the station, multiple small plaques list the date, destination, and number of people each train held. The simplicity only magnifies the horror which the plaques are...More

3  Thank vpoleshuck
Reviewed 25 May 2017

This is the station where thousands of people were transported to the East and met their deaths in the concentration camps. The bleakness of the place and the isolation of the place makes one think of what it must have been like to experience this....More

1  Thank zippyPetachTikva
Reviewed 24 May 2017

A memorial to the transports of the Berlin Jews to the concentration or death camps. Chilling. If the holocaust is important for you, this memorial is a must. If you visit, note that the last transport left Pier 17 as the Russian artilery shells were...More

1  Thank gabriel_767
Reviewed 12 May 2017

Simple memorial to the many Jews who were transported from this one time station. The edges of the (long) platform commemorate the dates and numbers of people taken from here to almost certain death. A quiet spot for reflection.

Thank AndyBe11
Reviewed 8 May 2017

We did this as part of Nadav's Jewish Heritage Tour of Berlin. Really makes history come to life as you see and feel some of the atmosphere and terrible experiences that occurred here. A must see attraction for anyone interested in the history of this...More

Thank shayoram
Reviewed 4 May 2017 via mobile

This is a simple yet incredibly touching Holocaust memorial. When we visited on a cold afternoon in early October there was just one other person there making it a perfect place for quiet reflection about the enormity of this atrocity.

Thank Karly L
Reviewed 2 May 2017

Gleis 17 (Track 17) at the Grunewald S-Bahn station is the site of 186 plaques erected along the train platforms, each plaque commemorating a date when Berlin Jews were shipped from Grunewald to ghettos and death camps. It is one of the most memorable Holocaust...More

1  Thank Bahia123
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