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Clank Into History in Berlin
German capital Berlin is really a must-see city, and while it mightn't be as beautiful as Paris or as old as Rome, it is full to the brim with culture and history. The Berlin Jewish Museum is a great example of what you can find in Berlin. This museum is housed in an incredible building, the display is fascinating and the emotional impact of your visit is huge.
If you could hover above the Libeskind-designed building, you'd see it is built in the rough shape of a lightning bolt; the strange slit windows were created by overlaying a map of Berlin and joining sites of special significance to create the window shapes. Inside, exhibits cover two thousand years of Jewish history and the building also has empty spaces like the giant Holocaust Tower, where you can contemplate what you've learned.
We especially recommend clunking over the Shalachet exhibition: thousands of ironwork faces that you're allowed to walk over, metallic clangs echoing up through the concrete tower. It's kind of like sightseeing with your ears.
· Jewish Museum Berlin [Official Site]
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