10117 Berlin, Germany
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Standing in the centre of Berlin, just five minutes walk away from the Reichstag the huge Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe stands as a remembrance of the darkest time of European history. The Holocaust Memorial consists of 2,711 concrete blocks of different heights and sizes, laid along uneven ground and covers 19,000m2. An exhibition showing the history of the Holocaust lies underneath the memorial and is open 7 days a week. The memorial was designed by architect Peter Eisenman and built in 1999.