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Memorial of the Berlin Wall

Bernauer Strasse 111/119, 13355 Berlin, Germany (Mitte)
030/ 467 98 66 66
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Ranked #20 of 466 Attractions in Berlin
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Type: Monuments/ Statues, Historic Sites
Traveler Description: To get a sense of what the wall and the dead man's land in between looks like, look no further than the Memorial of the Berlin Wall at Bernauer... more »
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scotland,uk
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 NEW

Worth a visit as this area shows the inner and outer wall with watch tower. There is also a watch tower viewing gallery as well as the museum which shows short films which gives you an idea of what it was like. For a more expanse area of the wall I would recommend visiting the east side gallery.

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 NEW

The Berlin wall Memorial is great to see from the lookout tower where there are informative panels with photos and details of the events leading up to the building of the wall and the dismantling of it. The part that has been preserved with 'No mans Land' in between and the security checktower is clearly visible and you have a... More

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 NEW

For those who have not seen the wall "live" this is the last chance to see a solid stretch of what has divided Germany.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 NEW

Really nice place to visit, full of history and art. I fact, a big art gallery in the open. The wall should be protected to prevent people from writing on top of the old paintings, but it's not. Carefull with the game scams that are present to you along the wall, we almost fall for one. It's also near the... More

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Clifton Park, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014 NEW

Having grown up in the cold war, it is really great to see the progress of the world and see Germany as one country again. WIth so much bad news in the world, it is refreshing to see progress!

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Louisville, Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014 NEW

A simple yet moving open space, but it is all the historical photos that bring this place into perspective. What little of the wall that is still standing is interesting, but not near as memorable as the photos with text. Makes one appreciate the freedoms we have today. Very glad I got to see ...

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014 NEW

This is a great open space taking place on what used to be the death strip... To look at some of the pictures at the wall you can still see some of the same buildings. Make sure to make it across the street to see the videos to really learn more about how the Wall's history - it is both... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014 NEW

Gives you a real feeling of what was happening at the time, the history and the experience of living with the wall.

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West Vancouver BC
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014 NEW

The wall is interesting in itself, but not as fascinating as the row of photos and text in front of it that document Berlin's troubled history.

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Greasby, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014 NEW

The wall is good to see, the art work is good there is a lot of writing all over , some of the writing not so good, awful to imagine what life was like with the wall very sad .

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