Orte der Erinnerung 1933-1945

Orte der Erinnerung 1933 - 1945

Gedenkstätten, Dokumentationszentren und Museen
zur Geschichte der nationalsozialistischen Diktatur
in Berlin und Brandenburg

Memorial of the Association of People Persecuted by the Nazi Regime, Berlin

In 1953, a memorial stone was erected by the Bund der Verfolgten des Nazi-Regimes Berlin BVN (Association of People Persecuted by the Nazi Regime) for the victims of National Socialism on the northeast side of the Steinplatz. It was constructed out of the shell limestone blocks which, as is written in the inscription, are built "from the stones of the Fasanenstraße Synagogue that had been ravaged by racist fanaticism". A triangle emblem references the triangle symbol which all concentration camp prisoners had to wear; the following inscription can be read on it:


To the victims / of / National Socialism

This was the first memorial erected in West Berlin for the victims of National Socialism. 

Address and Hours of Operation


The memorial is accessible at all times.

 Rapid Transit System (S-Bahn) station: Zoologischer Garten
Subway stations (U-Bahn): Zoologischer Garten and Ernst-Reuter-Platz