history in berlin


Berlin, one of the richest cities in the world for its history, sights and memorials. While walking around the city, you can’t help but wonder what the street you’re feet are treading on was like under Nazi reign or during the cold war.

The Holocaust memorial is one of the most moving places I have ever been to. At first this maze may seem unemotional and almost weird, but after a minute or two of walking through the uneven concrete blocks you realise how powerful and over whelming it really is. The coolness of the stone, the lack of light and the dominance of shadows perfectly resemble the dark, cold past that was the Holocaust and the loss of six million Jews. A minute in the memorial serves you a huge dose of grief and perspective.

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