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Holocaust Memorial

Gottschedstr, Leipzig, Saxony, Germany
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A simple memorial with a powerful message

This memorial is very understated. There is a small plaque explaining it's purpose and on the day... read more

Reviewed 2 January 2018
vodkatonicsunshine
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Melbourne
Ok but not as expected

I expected to find something quite civil king that was able to emphasise the hideousness of the... read more

Reviewed 29 July 2017
Legitum
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1 Jan 2018
“A simple memorial with a powerful message”
28 Jul 2017
“Ok but not as expected”
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Gottschedstr, Leipzig, Saxony, Germany
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Reviewed 2 January 2018

This memorial is very understated. There is a small plaque explaining it's purpose and on the day we went there were flowers laid there. Moving and stark.

Thank vodkatonicsunshine
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Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

I expected to find something quite civil king that was able to emphasise the hideousness of the holocaust. We read every exhibit though and in spite of the left feeing a little unaffected by it all. Given the enormity of the subject matter I felt...More

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Reviewed 16 July 2017

Not worth the effort to visit this. Boring and not at all interesting or scenic. Give it a miss definately.

1  Thank Peter H
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Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

This is a very significant memorial to the Leipzig victims of the Holocaust. The walls of names were overwhelmingly stunning and moving. This is a must see for visitors to this beautiful and historic city

1  Thank James G
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Reviewed 8 April 2017

Not much to write about but a place worth a visit while you walk through this delightful town and enjoy its great renovated Gründerzeit and Jugenstil buildings

2  Thank gyeloh
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Reviewed 13 December 2016 via mobile

Empty chairs representing the Jews of Leipzig deported and killed during World War II. Located at the site of the great synagogue that was destroyed on November 9, 1938. Very simple monument, but it's a good thing that it's there so that future generations not...More

1  Thank bonsi7
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Reviewed 1 December 2016

The visit was very emotional and informative, I would have liked to have more time, expect to queue to enter as it is free, audio guides are available for €2 that will save you a lot of reading, a donation will appreciated to keep memorial...More

1  Thank Dennis G
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Reviewed 28 November 2016

There are now 140 chairs where a synagogue used to be. They represent the Jews who used to come here before the Nazis demolished the building. Very sombre setting.

1  Thank KarolaRS
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Reviewed 3 June 2015 via mobile

The TripAdvisor location pin is at the center of Gottschedstraße because they evidently don't have a street number. The memorial is close to the Thomaskirche end off the street, opposite number 4.

2  Thank Jonathan S
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Reviewed 10 May 2015 via mobile

The monument itself is unaccesible, but located in a very peaceful quainy area without much movement. Really sombre setting, perfect for the meaning.

Thank mrmmhonduras
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