"Holocaust Memorial - The Building" Holocaust Memorial Tip by sabsi

Holocaust Memorial, Berlin: 74 reviews and 153 photos

  Building the memorial
by sabsi

2003: After a long discussion the German parliament said YES to the building of a huge Holocaust memorial between Brandenburg Gate and Potsdamer Platz. This is about the same space where the Nazi bunkers were so I guess it is an excellent idea to put some arty memorial here.

The Field of Steles is an impressive idea and I am curious what it will be like once it's finished (probably in May 2005, 60 years after the war ended). 2,700 concrete blocks will form a big field, they will be of various heights so that there will be a wave effect.

When I was here 6 blocks were already there. Make sure to check how the building goes when you are in Berlin!

Address: Cora-Berliner-Straße 1, 10117 Berlin
Directions: Between Ebertstrasse, Wilhelmstrasse and Behrenstraße. U-Bahn: Unter den Linden or Potsdamer Platz
Phone: +49 (0)30 / 200 766 - 0
Website: http://www.holocaust-mahnmal.de

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  • Updated Sep 26, 2005
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