The Gate of Infinity - Praha, Ceská republika
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Noe1
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Quick Description: Holocaust memorial to those deported from Prague Bubny Station, by Aleš Veselý, unveiled on 9 March 2015 in front of the station building, stands on the path that the Jewish deportees had to follow before boarding the transport.
Location: Hlavní město Praha, Czechia
Date Posted: 10/26/2017 2:58:11 PM
Waymark Code: WMWXN1
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member wayfrog
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Long Description:
"A large sculpture by Ales Vesely, shaped as a rail heading for heaven, which is also a symbol of Jacob´s ladder has been installed in Prague´s defunct Bubny railway station, from which Jewish transports departed in WWII and which is to become a Silence Memorial in remembrance of the Holocaust victims.The sculpture was symbolically unveiled in Prague, Czech Republic, March 9, 2015 to mark the night to March 9, 1944, when almost 4000 prisoners, brought in from the Terezin (Theresiendstadt) "family camp," north Bohemia, were killed in the Nazi extermination camp in Oswiecim (Auschwitz)."

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Physical Address:
Nádraží Bubny
Praha 7, Czech republic

Date Dedicated: 3/9/2015

Supporting Website: [Web Link]

Memorial Type: Monument/Plaque

Fee/Donation: Not listed

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