Mahnmal für die österreichischen jüdischen Opfer der Schoah / Judenplatz Holocaust Memorial
Juden, die in der Zeit von 1938 bis 1945 von den
Nationalsozialisten ermordet wurden.
שנרצחו בשנים 1945-1938
ע"י הפושעים הנציונלסוציאליסטיים ימ"ש.
who were killed by the Nazis between
1938 and 1945.
[On three sides of the memorial, the names of the following concentration camps are inscribed:]
Auschwitz, Bełżec, Bergen-Belsen, Brčko, Buchenwald, Chełmno, Dachau, Flossenbürg, Groß-Rosen, Gurs, Hartheim, Izbica, Jasenovac, Jungfernhof, Kaiserwald, Kielce, Kowno, Łagów, Litzmannstadt, Lublin, Majdanek, Maly Trostinec, Mauthausen, Minsk, Mittelbau/Dora, Modliborzyce, Natzweiler, Neuengamme, Nisko, Opatów, Opole, Ravensbrück, Rejowiec, Riga, abac, Sachsenhausen, Salaspils, San Sabba, Sobibor, Stutthof, Theresienstadt, Trawniki, Treblinka, Włodawa, Zamość.
Location. 48° 12.701′ N, 16° 22.17′ E. Marker is in Vienna, Wien, in Innenstadt. Marker is on Judenplatz. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Vienna, Wien 1010, Austria.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Mozart Lived Here (within shouting distance of this marker); Türkenkugel / The Turkish Ball (within shouting distance of this marker); Der Wiener Feuerwehr / The Vienna Fire Department (about 120 meters away, measured in a direct line); Emile Jacques-Dalcroze (about 150 meters away); Henry Dunant and the Red Cross (about 180 meters away); Pope Innocent XII (Antonio Pignatelli) (about 180 meters away); a different marker also named Mozart Lived Here (about 210 meters away); Hans Christian Andersen (about 210 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Vienna.
Also see . . .
1. Judenplatz Holocaust Memorial (Wikipedia). The Judenplatz Holocaust Memorial,... also known as the Nameless Library stands in Judenplatz in the first district of Vienna. It is the central memorial for the Austrian victims of the Holocaust and was designed by the British artist Rachel Whiteread....The memorial is a steel and concrete construction with a base measuring 10 x 7 meters and a height of 3.8 meters. The outside surfaces of the volume are cast library shelves turned inside out. The spines of the books are facing inwards and are (Submitted on January 27, 2018.)
2. Holocaust memorial outrages Viennese (The Telegraph, 10/22/2000). "AUSTRIA'S first Holocaust memorial - a giant concrete slab by the British artist Rachel Whiteread - is unveiled this week to a fresh round of controversy....The monument, which has been built in the centre of one of Vienna's traditional cobbled squares, has angered not just locals who say it ruins one of the most attractive areas of the city, but also many of Austria's Jews...." (Submitted on January 27, 2018.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on January 29, 2018. This page originally submitted on January 27, 2018, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 65 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on January 27, 2018, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.