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Congress Hall Nazi Party Rally Grounds

The congress hall is the largest preserved national socialist building. Contruction started in 1935 but was never finished. It was planned as a congress centre for the NSDAP with a self-supporting roof and should have provided 50,000 seats. The building reached a height of 39 meters (a maximum height of 70 metres was planned) and a diameter of 250 meters.

In the northern wing is the museum Documentation Center Nazi Party Rally Grounds located.

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Source

  • Text: Fedor de Vries
  • Photos: Lennard Bolijn (1, 2, 3), Louise Vos (4, 5)