Denkmal für die im Nationalsozialismus ermordeten Sinti und Roma Europas

Historic Mitte

This memorial commemorates the Sinti and Roma victims of the Holocaust and consists of a circular reflecting pool with a floating stone decorated daily with a fresh flower. On the edge of Tiergarten park, it was designed by Israeli sculptor Dani Karavan and inaugurated in 2012.

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