Once and elaborate and elegant display of Eastern Moorish architecture, the Neue Synagoge (New Synagogue) has undergone many changes throughout its history in Berlin. Originally built from 1859 to 1866 this synagogue was a hub for the Jewish community of Berlin. However, prior to and during WWII, the synagogue underwent severe damages to its structure and much of it was demolished. Today, however, the current building is a reconstruction of the original, including the towers and dome. While services are still held in the synagogue, it is opened to the public with the aim of sharing its rich history and beautiful architectural design.
Located close to the Brandenburg Gate, the Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe is a 4.7 acre... Read more