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Kindertransport Memorial

Friedrichstrasse Railway Station, 10117 Berlin, Germany
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Visit this monument - read the history

Afwul history, but worth to visit. Life and death. Very close of the train station. If you are in... read more

Reviewed 16 February 2017
Noora K
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Touching memorial to the Jewish youth sent on the trains to life and trains of death

The Kindertransport Memorial, also referred to as the Trains to Life - Trains to Death, is a bronze... read more

Reviewed 12 January 2017
BradJill
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Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

Afwul history, but worth to visit. Life and death. Very close of the train station. If you are in berlin, do not forget to pay you respect.

1  Thank Noora K
Reviewed 12 January 2017

The Kindertransport Memorial, also referred to as the Trains to Life - Trains to Death, is a bronze sculptural arrangement worth keeping an eye out for, located outside Friedrichstraße Station on Georgenstrasse in Berlin. This is a touching monument created by Frank Meisler in 2009,...More

Thank BradJill
Reviewed 28 December 2016

Our hotel was just across the road from this statue situated outside Friedrichstrasse station so passed it many times. It is a lovely well cast monument and it is easy to guess what it stands for. Very moving.

Thank Taxidevil
Reviewed 5 May 2016 via mobile

Came across this quite by accident but stood looking at it for ages The tragedy and horror the children suffered alongside the good fortune of those who were Kinder children (and I knew one such lady who came to Ireland) Visit and remember!!

Thank HenryHull
Reviewed 19 April 2016 via mobile

At Friedrichstrasse train station they have a memorial for the kinder transport and for the kids who were sent to the camps. I know a woman who was sent by her parents with her sister and that's how they were saved

1  Thank Karen S
Reviewed 15 April 2016

Come out of Friedrichstrasse Station, by the McDonalds outlet, turn right and right again, toy are met by the Memorial to the Kindertransport. The statues show two groups heading in opposite direction, West, heading to the UK and life, East, to Auschwitz and a certain...More

Thank rphood2004
Reviewed 6 April 2016

I just stubbed upon this memorial. The memorial is located outside of Friedrichstrasses station. It is a nice memorial to all the children saved from the war on the Kindertransports. There is some informational signs located along the wall to the station to tell more...More

1  Thank aorton
Reviewed 16 February 2016 via mobile

You can easily walk past this memorial - it is not small by any means and yet it blends in with the surrounding. Worth keeping a look out for it! Like many other memorials in Berlin, it speaks a thousand words of hope and tragedy....More

1  Thank zove2016
Reviewed 7 February 2016

One could so easily miss this remarkable memorial to the Kinder transport,set as it is just behind the entrance to the U-bahn. On the opposite side of Friedrichstrasse railway station from the Traenen Palast the near life size figures represent as stated elsewhere, the two...More

2  Thank islander2001
Reviewed 20 September 2015

Just outside the Friedrichstrasse S-bahn station, you see this memorial with children facing two directions---one toward a new life in a new country, frightening as that must have been, and the other toward senselesss death at the hands of murderers with an insane ideology and...More

2  Thank Carol K
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I am staying one night and leaving my car for another 7 days. I have prepaid parking reservations for the entire time on the Marriott Campus. Do I have to pay any additional parking fee?
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