BERLIN — Germany’s Holocaust memorial has attracted millions of visitors since opening five years ago and is now one of the capital’s top 10 tourist attractions, an official said Tuesday.
Some 2.3 million people, equally split between Germans and foreign tourists, have visited the documentation center under the somber field of 2,700 gray slabs isince it opened in May 2005. The memorial to the Holocaust’s 6 million Jewish victims is located near Berlin’s Brandenburg Gate and is accessible around the clock.