Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe

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General Information

The Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe is a memorial to the Jewish victims of the Holocaust in the German city of Berlin. It consists of a 4.7 acre site covered by 2,711 concrete slabs that are arranged to a grid pattern on a sloping field with 54 rows north to south and 87 east to west. An attached underground “Place of Information” holds the names of 3 million jews killed in the holocaust. The building of the memorial started in 2003 but it wasn't inaugurated till 2005 after being completed late in 2004, the memorial was designed by architect Peter Eisenman and engineer Buro Happold.

Getting there

The memorial is close to other sights such as the Reichstag Building and the Brandenburg Gate. It is accessible by public transport by taking the U-Bahn line 2 or travelling on the 100, 200, 347 or M41 buses.

Opening Times and Admission

The memorial is open 6 days of the week, with Monday being the day of closure. Its open from 10am-8pm in the summer and 10am-7pm in the winter. Entrance to the memorial is free of charge.

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Posted: 6 Dec 2018, 01:17

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A solemn place that shows you the dark side of the war.

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