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Memorial of the Berlin Wall

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The Berlin Wall Memorial is the central memorial site of German division, located in the middle of the capital. Situated at the historic site on Bernauer Strasse, it extends along 1.4 kilometers of the former border strip. The memorial contains the...more
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Bernauer Strasse 111, 13355 Berlin, Germany
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Probably the most complete remaining section of the Berlin Will, this large open site really brings home how the Wall divided this city so abruptly and harshly. You get a good idea of the scale and complexity of the construction, and of the seemingly erratic...More

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Reviewed yesterday

We walked through the gap on the east side where there was a lot of graffiti, then walked back and so the incredible art work from the east side gallery. well worth seeing.

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Interesting place - rich in history. The visit only lasted about 10 minuts. Part of a lager area. Definitely worth a visit.

Thank Anne H
Reviewed 2 days ago

Very well planned, with info and interesting methods of explaining what the wall was. Very good to have a stroll long the remains of the Wall.

Thank D182
Reviewed 3 days ago

tear to the eye with this one very shocking history defo visit this find out more of the history surroundind this very moving

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We visited as part of a Cold War Tour and were there with a guide which gave us additional insights. Would have still been worth visiting if alone. The attached museum was interesting and informative. If visiting alone be sure to pick up some literature...More

Thank claudiniusmaximus
Reviewed 3 days ago

Although I saw this wall come down on TV back in 1989, seeing the location and construction really helped put it all into reality.

Thank amycobob
Reviewed 4 days ago

We learned so much about Berlin and her history thanks to this place. You get a great overview of what things were like.. and it is heart breaking and very moving.

Thank speedbunny
Reviewed 4 days ago

We enjoyed seeing the location of the Berlin Wall and learning more about this historical place. It is located near other interesting historical sites.

Thank Carol S
Reviewed 4 days ago

On a rainy afternoon, my wife and I took the tram and visited the memorial. A very sobering place indeed, They have markers in the street showing who was killed and when they died. Hard to believe you could be shot for simply wanting to...More

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of some significant transformations, as well. The
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jcoulter1981
4 October 2018|
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Response from Mjcygnet | Reviewed this property |
Take the U8 to Bernauer Str then you can walk down towards the museum, you can walk along parts of the wall still standing and where the church was demolished to build the wall. Get a day ticket for the U and S Bahn €7.00
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Taylor S
12 May 2018|
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Response from RichardV1398 | Reviewed this property |
Yes there are many gift shops to the side of the wall. I purchased some from the gift shop on the side of check point Charlie
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Kirsten B
13 October 2017|
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Response from Cary L | Reviewed this property |
No need for booking. It is an open public space. I suggest planning to spend an hour or so, to view the various memorials and fully experience the site. Then, cross the street to the visitor center, also free, where you can... More
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