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Reviewed 30 July 2018

The "Bridge of Spies" was the location of a East/West Cold War Spy Exchange in 1989, and shown in the movie by the same name starring Tom Hanks. It spans Potsdam, formerly in the West German Sector (and site of the post WWII Potsdam Conference),...More

Thank Gerald D
Reviewed 29 May 2018

It's hard to believe that such an average looking bridge has such an interesting history. It's in a beautiful location. Be sure to find the marker on the sidewalk that marks where the east and west side were divided.

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Reviewed 23 April 2018

Amazing bridge, so much history, definitely a must-do in Potsdam for those into history.The surrounding is so beautiful as well.

Thank Jollyshandy
Reviewed 19 January 2018

Historical with quite a story behind it and now a hollywood film. Very good to see and something worth doing if you have time, so much happened here. You can visit and cross the bridge or take a boat underneath it.

Thank Andyhud
Reviewed 25 December 2017 via mobile

The Glieneker Bridge is a must see for anyone interested in the history of partition in the city. Made famous by movies like Bridge of Spies you can walk across to the halfway point where East meets West and so many spies were exchanged. So...More

Thank Bozeman-Dublin
Reviewed 10 November 2017

My wife is an escapee from East Germany, and the Wall and this bridge have more significance than just a movie about spies. We stood at the center with her cousin who lived on the other side of this bridge for so many years. It...More

Thank MU S
Reviewed 28 August 2017

The bridge itself may not be desperately exciting to look at but walking to the middle in the footsteps of prominent prisoners and spies being swapped is an experience that may make your heart beat faster or miss a beat. Just try it if you're...More

Thank Laimerin
Reviewed 30 July 2017

The Bridge of Spies or Glienicker Brücke was one of the highlights of my family’s recent tours of Berlin and Potsdam with Explore Berlin Tours. A spectacular and meaningful crossing of the dividing line at the center of the bridge when put in context of...More

Thank brandarchitect
Reviewed 15 June 2017

This bridge connects Potsdam and Berlin, crossing the Havel River. The Havel River, for many years, formed a natural border between east and west Germany. This bridge, built in 1907, was damaged during World War II. During the Cold War, it was used many times...More

Thank Sharon M
Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

Historical site as featured in the movie with Tom Hanks. The bridge itself is simple and not impressive but the view from it is amazing. A must visit when in Potsdam.

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