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Came here with the Top Deck tour group last month, on our way to Berlin, and was given a guide of this area where we were explained the significance behind this memorial related to World War 2. It is an amazing and peaceful area.
The Soviet War Memorial is an impressive structure situated close to the Brandenburg Gate and is set in immaculately kept gardens, two Soviet tanks and other artillery hardware feature within its gardens. A wonderful place to spend time and reflect, a must if visiting Berlin.
The Soviet War Memorial is a towering structure. It is interesting to see how other countries design their war memorials. We were there on May Day, so there were many wreaths at the base of the memorial.
This is a well kept, impressive monument which is full of detail and information if you walk through the columns and go to the back and read the history on the boards situated there.
The secluded garden with the fountain is a nice touch because...More
This is a huge structure near the Brandenburg Gate and Reichstag Building. Our knowledge guide informed us that the monument is built in the rubble from Berlin.. Very imposing and well worth a photo or two.
The Soviet War Memorial was handsome in its Stalinist way. A curving colonnade of dignified classical proportions displayed stellae honoring each division of the Soviet military involved in World War II in Germany. Topping the colonnade was a bronze statue of a soldier looking somber...More
We were making our way on foot from viewing the Reichstag towards Strasse de 17 Juni on the way to the monument at Groser Strern, when we spotted a memorial and approached it from the rear. So pleased we went to investigate.
Giving short shrift...More
Located in Treptower Park, this Soviet War Memorial is home to 5,000 soldiers who died in the Battle of Berlin. The iconic statue of a soldier carrying a child with a sword in hand standing on a broken swastika is impressive, great example of Soviet...More