Memorial To the Murdered Jews of Europe

Not too far from where Hitler’s Chancery building stood and close to where Hitler committed suicide in his famous underground bunker, lies this unsettling memorial to all of the Jews who were murdered in Europe.

This memorial was dedicated in 2005 and has been controversial because some say the memorial doesn’t attempt to answer questions like “how?” and “why?”

I’m afraid that this photo doesn’t come close to giving the viewer a sense of this place and a sense of my emotions as I looked for the right way to photograph it. In the end, I chose to include the trees bordering the monument to the west because I liked the contrast.

For a brief video explanation, click here.

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