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... charge, however this must be booked up quite some time in advance. Again if you don't mind a short walk there is a nice photo from the bottom of the grassy area. Despite the jumping and running children the Holocaust memorial is a very striking piece of architecture, comprising of 2711 concrete slabs to represent the staggering number of Jews who lost their lives, it is somewhat haunting to think of this as you wander through the stoney maze. ...
... of Germany until after WWI and the first floor was since then.
The second floor was alright -- what I found most interesting was a globe created in the 1400's that did not show the Americas. That side of the globe was blank (look at my photos).
The first floor, however, was more interesting -- Nazi Germany and the Cold war.
There was also an interesting temporary exhibit displayed to coincide with the ...
... from Babylon that are about to be closed to the public for 5 years while the Museum is renovated. Even though I probably won't be back to Berlin I thought I should see these while I could. I'm glad that I did as they were very impressive. Seems this Museum specialises in artefacts (real and copied) from Central Asia including Iran and Iraq. Given that I will never get to these places and that they probably aren't looking after their historic sites this was a good place ...
... would come to celebrate the great leadership behind it. Yet at the same time, it also became the city that appeared to turn its back on Nazism the quickest. As the sight of the Nuremberg Trials, we often remember the Trials as being the final triumph over Nazism – the point where justice was finally served to the perpetrators of the Holocaust, bringing closure to the victims, and initiating a healing process for Germany.
So as you ...
... which was one of the only Shuls not totally destroyed. Much of it had been but it was rebuilt and reopened in the 1990's. Today only a small room is used for services and the rest is a tribute to the Jews of Germany, some of their sacred belongings and stories. We climbed to the top of the dome for a great view of the city.
Final stop of the day was the Neues museum which houses Nefertitis head which is truly amazing. The girls were in awe of the ...