Berlin Sights

Jüdischer Friedhof Weissensee (Jewish Cemetery)

  • Herbert-Baum-Str. 45 Map It
  • Prenzlauer Berg
  • Cemetery

Published 04/23/2016

Fodor's Review

More than 150,000 graves make up Europe's largest Jewish cemetery, in Berlin's Weissensee district, near Prenzlauer Berg. The grounds and tombstones are in excellent condition—a seeming impossibility, given its location in the heart of the Third Reich—and wandering through them is like taking an extremely moving trip back in time through the history of Jewish Berlin. To reach the cemetery, take the M4 tram from Hackescher Markt to Albertinenstrasse and head south on Herbert-Baum-Strasse. At the gate you can get a map from the attendant. The guidebook is in German only.

Sight Information

Address:

Herbert-Baum-Str. 45, Berlin, Berlin, 13088, Germany

Map It

Phone:

030-925–3330

Sight Details:

  • Summer, Sun.–Thurs. 8–5, Fri. 8–2:30; winter, Sun.–Thurs. 8–4, Fri. 8–2:30. Last entry 30 mins before closing

Published 04/23/2016

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