It is difficult to review such a thing as a Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe as a travel experience, but I feel it should be a part of everyone's visit to Berlin.
We visited the memorial during a free walking tour of the city with (....). Our guide brought us to the memorial near the start of our tour, simply told us where we were, and told the group to walk among the rows of the memorial and meet back afterwards. As you would expect, the memorial and surrounding area is silent.
What I didn't expect was to find this memorial interactive, in a sense - by walking in between the columns you find yourself immersed in the memories of those lives tragically lost, and perhaps realise how we are still truly grieving for them. The columns are all of different heights, and the walkways in between them are of different depths. It is easy to find yourself lost whilst inside the memorial, which I can't help but think is the point.
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