Jewish memorials are everywhere in Berlin, from Mitte out to the forested outskirts. Besides the famous Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe near Brandenburg Gate and the Gleis 17 memorial at Grunewald station, the train platform from which Berlin Jews were deported, there are many lesser-known Jewish monuments that are sometimes overlooked. The Orte des Erinnerns street sign memorial in Schöneberg tells the history of systematic discrimination against Jews in Nazi Germany using both image and text. In Moabit, the Levetzowstraße Deportation Memorial, in the form of a stylized freight car, is dedicated to the Berlin Jews who were deported from the site of one of the city's largest synagogues. And in Steglitz, the Mirrored Wall Memorial commemorates 1732 deported Berlin Jews, including 229 from Steglitz, along with the synagogue that was located there before being damaged during
on 9 November, 1938.
This tropical amusement park features a greenhouse with more than 20,000 plants, including a palm grove, a mangrove swamp, and many animals such as iguanas, parrots, geckos, frogs, and butterflies. Open daily Mon– Fri 9am– 6pm, from 10am on weekends and holidays. €11.50/9.80. Under-3s free. www.biosphaere- potsdam.de. Georg- HalemannAllee 99. T: 0331.550740. Tram 96 from Potsdam Hauptbahnhof. Off Map
In the early 1900s, the Babelsberg film studios produced some of the most important films of the silent era until they were taken over by the Nazi regime to produce political propaganda. Today, the studios are still in use but part of the complex