History and Culture
Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe , also known as Holocaust Memorial is located near the Brandenburg Gate. This is a one of a kind memorial housing 2711 concrete slabs in memory of the Jewish victims. The most interesting part of this place is its architectural layout which is still open to interpretation. Some relate it to randomness and chaos, some see these slabs as cemetry tombs.
When to visit:
january - december
Closed : Monday
10:00 - 19:00 : Sunday, Tuesday - Saturday
Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe also known as Holocaust Memorial is a memorial in Berlin to the Jewish victims of the Holocaust and commemorates up to three million Jewish victims. An attached underground "Place of Information" holds the names of approximately 3 million Jewish Holocaust victims.
This place has 2711 concrete slabs of different heights forming spatial structure. The memorial is on a slight slope and icreates a wave like form, quite interesting to look at !
Opening hours: Apr - Sep: Tue - Sun (10:00am - 8:00pm ) Oct - Mrc: Tue - Sun ( 10:00am - 7:00pm )
How to Reach Holocaust Memorial
100, S + U Brandenburger Tor
200, Behrenstr./Wilhelmstr. or S+U Potsdamer Platz
347, S+U Potsdamer Platz
M41, S Potsdamer Platz/Voßstr.
TXL, S + U Brandenburger Tor
S-Bahn (Suburban Rail)
Lines S1, S2, S25, Brandenburger Tor or Potsdamer Platz