10 May 2005
This memorial to the murdered Jews of Europe covers a field of more than 2700 monoliths designed by architect Peter Eisenman. Alongside this, an information centre provides more details about the countless victims. The Holocaust-Memorial is the fruit of a 1999 resolution by the German Parliament, seeking to establish a Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe. In the very heart of Berlin, it is designed to be a focus for remembrance and a warning to future generations. Beyond the field of obelisks . The memorials opening ceremony will take place at 2 p.m on 10 May 2005, attended by special guests and VIPs. The field of monoliths and the Information Centre will be open to the public from the morning of 12 May 2005. Admission: free. Gelnde zwischen Ebert- und Wilhelmstrae, Berlin, Tiergarten. Field of monoliths open 24 hours; Information centre open 10am to 8pm.