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A poignant reminder

This used to be a main railway station in Berlin. It was one of the stations used to deport Jews to... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
roaming_kiwi58
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Christchurch, New Zealand
wrecks of the 2nd world war

Nice monument on the road to Potsdamer Platz, near Liquidrom and Crowne Plaza Hotel. It used to be... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Vicky580
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Athens, Attiki, Greece
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This used to be a main railway station in Berlin. It was one of the stations used to deport Jews to concentration camps. It was badly damaged during WWII and finally totally closed in 1952. The remaining piece of the facade has been left as...More

1  Thank roaming_kiwi58
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice monument on the road to Potsdamer Platz, near Liquidrom and Crowne Plaza Hotel. It used to be a train station.

Thank Vicky580
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We came across the remains of this railway station by chance and read the information board next to it. This is where around 9,600 Jews were deported in groups of 50 to 100 at a time using 116 trains. The Jews were taken away in...More

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Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile

It was pretty neat to see it on our way to the technology museum. I would stop and see it if you do use this station

Thank Sarajean1997
Reviewed 4 June 2018

Found nothing about this landmark printed anywhere before my visit but very close to my hotel so visited and glad I did. Poignant story but could be better publicised.

Thank BeauN68
Reviewed 18 April 2018

all that remains of a great main station (which sadly was the departure point for many jews during the nazi reign) - it is even now still quite impressive - only worth it if you are in the area though.

Thank markelders
Reviewed 10 February 2018 via mobile

A poignant reminder of past events in Berlin. Whilst little remains, it’s incredibly thought provoking.

Thank L8885QLandyp
Reviewed 8 January 2018

The ruins of a railway station destroyed by a bomber during the Second World War. Nearby is the Museum of Technology.

Thank Ogi0
Reviewed 3 December 2017

Its hard to miss this building when you pass by the Anhalter station. It used to be station building, but now its a ruin of WW. There are no boards showing history at this place, but its really tragic when you know it.

2  Thank U7843IRaruns
Reviewed 20 September 2017

Over the road from our hotel (Movenpick) is this impressive building a former Railway Station. In 1942, this passenger station became the main departure route for over 9,600 most elderly Jewish citizens, deported to the ghetto camp of Theresienstadt and then on to Auschwitz. A...More

4  Thank Susiepkiwi
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rambunctious squatters and artists gathered to live a
carefree life here. An old hospital even became a
hotspot of riots between squatters and police. Today
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