Watch where you tread - Stolpersteine


Stolpersteine in the pavement

These small brass-capped blocks are Stolpersteine (stumbling blocks), the work of Cologne-based artist Gunter Demnig. They are set into the pavement outside buildings and each one commemorates a resident who was deported or killed by the Nazis, including not only Jewish people, but also Gypsies, Jehova's Witnesses, political opponents, homosexuals and disabled and mentally ill people.

There are now over 22,000, mainly in Germany, but also in Austria, the Netherlands, Belgium, Italy, Hungary, Poland, the Czech republic and Ukraine.

U-Bahn: 
Alexanderplatz (U2, U5, U8)
S-Bahn: 
Alexanderplatz (S3, S5, S7, S75)
Location: 
Stolpersteine
Rosa-Luxemburg-Straße 18
10178 Berlin

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