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The Holocaust Memorial - Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe

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8 expert recommendations

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Afar Magazine

Another site not far from the Brandenburg Gate is the Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe, completed in 2005. Full review →

68

Atlas Obscura

Thousands of coffin-like pillars make up this controversial holocaust memorial.  Full review →

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Frommer's 33

The American architect deliberately placed many of the dark gray slabs, with their knife--sharp edges, off--kilter, evoking tombstones in an unkempt graveyard. Full review →

58

Let's Go

Stark concrete blocks arranged in a grid pattern across an entire city block commemorate the Jews killed by the Nazis. Full review →

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Lonely Planet Tick Top Choice

The football-field-sized Memorial to the Murdered European Jews... by American architect Peter Eisenman consists of 2711 sarcophagi-like concrete columns. Full review →

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11

Michelin Guide 54

For this memorial dedicated to Europe's Jewish victims, the American Peter Eisenman designed a field of 2 711 steles of differing sizes standing on undulating ground. Full review →

61

The Telegraph

Peter Eisenman’s hugely controversial 2,700 concrete slabs (stelae) are arranged in a neat grid spread across 200,000 square feet of prime Berlin real estate near the Brandenburger Tor. Full review →

12

Travel + Leisure

New York architect Peter Eisenman's haunting field of concrete pillars. Full review →

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