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Great to be there where history was made! We visited this bridge on our way to Mackdeburg to board our Viking ship for a river cruise on the Elbe. We had just seen the movie The Bridge of Spies with Tom Hanks and we could...More
The movie is one of my favorites. Easy to find this bridge, but a little way out from central Berlin. Would suggest combing this with Wannsee Conference House and Cecilienhof Palace (Potsdam Conference). So much to see in Potsdam, it really is a destination along...More
We arrived at the 'Bridge Of Spies' at the perfect time, as a beautiful sunset began. It is possible to get good photos of the bridge during gaps in the traffic, and to walk it from both sides, in the footsteps of FBI/KGB agents in...More
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
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.
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.
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.
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