Bebelplatz in Berlin

Berlin Germany Tourist Information and Travel Guide

Bebelplatz in Berlin Germany is a square located near Humbolt University where on May 10th, 1933, the Nazis held their first "book burning".  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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