Friedhof Grosse Hamburger Strasse

Friedhof Grosse Hamburger Strasse information

Berlin , Germany
Grosse Hamburger Strasse 26
+49 30 880 280
Getting there
Tram: M1
Sbahn: Hackescher Markt
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Opening hours
7.30am-5pm Mon-Thu, 7.30am-2.30pm Fri, 8am-5pm Sun Apr-Sep, 7.30am-4pm Mon-Thu, 7.30am-2.30pm Fri, 8am-4pm Sun Oct-Mar
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What looks like a small park was in fact Berlin’s first Jewish cemetery, destroyed by the Nazis in 1943. Some 2700 people were buried here between 1672 and 1827, including the philosopher Moses Mendelssohn. A symbolic tombstone in his honour and a sarcophagus filled with destroyed gravestones stands representative for all the 6ft-under residents.