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A nice memorial

A nice memorial for these two political figures. Very different from some of the old pictures-they... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
James L
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Guernsey, United Kingdom
Hidden statues of two iconic figures

The statues of Marx and Engels are located in a small park area near to Alexanderplatz with a... read more

Reviewed 9 September 2018
Barry A
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Colchester, United Kingdom
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Karl-Liebknecht-Strasse, 10178 Berlin, Germany
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A nice memorial for these two political figures. Very different from some of the old pictures-they are now surrounded by trees and there will be building work in the background for the next few years I believe. Worth a quick visit if you are interested...More

Thank James L
Reviewed 9 September 2018

The statues of Marx and Engels are located in a small park area near to Alexanderplatz with a relief wall showing scenes from the history of the German socialist movement. Socialists were persecuted along with the Sinti, Roma and jewish people during the lead up...More

Thank Barry A
Reviewed 23 August 2018 via mobile

The Marx Engels Forum is a lovely public park located not far from Alexanderplatz in the Mitte district of Berlin. Named to honour the authors of the Communist Manifesto namely Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels,the park was dedicated in 1986 by the authorities in the...More

Thank Neil K
Reviewed 20 July 2018

"Marx-Engels-Forum" is a park at Berlin's Mitte District, in an area that once belonged to the territory of the former German Democratic Republic (GDR). Located on the banks of the Spree River and very near the Museum Island and the Humboldt University, it was envisaged...More

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Reviewed 29 March 2018

These larger than life size statues certainly catch the eye and provide an excellent photo opportunity for photography . It certainly draws tourists and visitors to it We spotted it from the hop on hop off bus and got off to have a look at...More

Thank craigluscar
Reviewed 16 March 2018 via mobile

Nice to come across a statue dedicated to Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels (we noticed a lot of this in Berlin). A good place to visit on the way to Museum Island and brought out the Sociology nerd in me again. We also visited on...More

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Reviewed 16 March 2018

Good art commemorating the guys. Stop by, sit on the knees, take a photo, in the center of things. But you don't have to go out of your way...

Thank Thomas V
Reviewed 25 February 2018 via mobile

Highly recommend to all visitors passing Museum Island! There seems to be a misconception about the role Marx and Engels played in world history, which has lead to some anger from other reviewers. Marx and Engels were simply philosophers. What Stalin or other dictators have...More

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Reviewed 10 February 2018 via mobile

This statue which comprises the two famous communists , one sitting and one standing at a larger than life scale is worth a visit if you are passing but I would have made a special trip to see, good photo opportunity with the Berlin cathedral...More

Thank Andrew R
Reviewed 29 December 2017

Nice statue. You can download an app and they talk to you but didn't have data to do so. Pretty cool though. If your passing then sure but I wouldn't make a special trip here.

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of some significant transformations, as well. The
gangsters that once ruled the impoverished streets
between Alexanderplatz and Hackescher Markt have given
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