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Memorial of the Berlin Wall

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Address: Bernauer Strasse 111/119, 13355 Berlin, Germany
Phone Number: 030/ 467 98 66 66
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Description: This reconstructed section of the Berlin Wall serves as a reminder of the...
This reconstructed section of the Berlin Wall serves as a reminder of the city's lengthy period of division.
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The weight of time is heavy here. The wall still stands as a reminder, both the outer wall the West was so familiar with, but also the track of the security road, and portions of... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 28, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015 NEW via mobile

The weight of time is heavy here. The wall still stands as a reminder, both the outer wall the West was so familiar with, but also the track of the security road, and portions of the inner wall that marked the line a person in the DDR had to stop, or be shot. The feeling in the place must be... More 

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Berlin, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015 NEW

The one place in Berlin where you can really see the wall as it was. There are various places that have a section of wall but this is the only one where you can see it as was. There is a tower over the road (free entry) allowing you to see over the wall to the controlled area between the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 NEW

Seeing the actual Wall and reading facts about it and about those times left we very emotional. Learned lot of new things! WoW!

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Bucharest, Romania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

It's very impressive to see such a controversial piece of history, interesting to see the painting and writing on the wall, to get a glimpse inside people's minds and hearts. Many of the drawings are really beautiful, the words show a mix of pain, rage and hope - a must see in my opinion.

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Des Moines, Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

Imagine a city or nation so controlling that people want to leave. Who were even shot for trying to leave. Almost overnight, a wall was built not to keep people out, but to keep people in. Thus, it's important in my opinion for anyone who comes to Berlin to see the remnants of the wall. Perhaps even to walk over... More 

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Bratislava, Slovakia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

Berliner Mauer - Berlin Wall is great monument of the freedom. This monument is nowdays the most visited attraction in Berlin. The paintings on this wall say lot of the feelings, moods and behavior of the people on the east side of the wall. The waiting on the better days, better future on the new better morning. The atmosphere of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015 NEW

Its a tastful memorial and captures how weird the whole thing was, there is a viewing tower so you can overlook a section of the walls as they were back in the cold war

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Caloundra, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015 NEW

Historical place where you could go too and pay respect to the fallen. Lots of interesting and important stories and pictures and you will never forget.Its a good place to take the teens and let them see the hardships that the people faced during the war years.Highly recommend place to visit if your'e in Berlin.

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015 NEW

Those visiting Berlin should certainly go and see some of the wall, just to get an idea of the hardship the city endured during the time of Communism.

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Liverpool, england
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015 NEW

Atmospheric descriptions, videos and exhibits next to a section of the wall all give great information about the wall years.

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The center of Berlin, Mitte is most famous for sights like the Brandenburg Gate, Alexanderplatz, and Museum Island. The central location makes this one of the city's most expensive places to live. It is here the oldest traces of the city can be found, and evidence of some significant transformations, as well. The gangsters that once ruled the impoverished streets between Alexanderplatz and Hackescher Markt have given way to an international crowd pursuing fashionable designer clothes, the newest food trends and frequenting the many craft shops. Graphic designers have taken up residence in what used to be backyard barns and stables. There are still vestiges of the old days, however. The occasional housing complex is a reminder of the neighborhood’s past. And if you look carefully, an old 1920s ball house nestled amongst the art galleries and exhibitions of Auguststrasse can still teach you how to dance the old fashioned way.
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