Bebelplatz in Berlin

Berlin Germany Tourist Information and Travel Guide

Bebelplatz is a city square at Humbolt University in Berlin Germany.  On May 10th, 1933, the National Socialists (Nazis) held their first "book burning" at this location.

Among the many books that were torched were ones written by Thomas Mann, Heinrich and Karl Marx.

Bebelplatz, Berlin Germany
Bebelplatz, Berlin Germany

A glass window at the centre of the square looks down on an underground library that contains no books.

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