Heidelberg Info E

Heidelberg / Baden- Württemberg

As part of the construction programme of the first 66 Thing seats and originally designed for up to 40,000 spectators, the facility on the Heiligenberg was inaugurated in a form reduced by half. This Thingplatz was a prestige object of the National Socialist leadership.

Opening Ceremony

Goebbels personally attended the inauguration. There were numerous problems with the completion. The estimated costs of 135,000 RM developed to over 600,000 RM by the time of completion. The sound equipment of the Thingstätte was one of the most modern of its time.    1

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