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East Side Gallery

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Address: Muehlenstrasse, 14059 Berlin, Germany
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+49 4930 2517159
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Fee: No

This mile-long stretch of the Berlin Wall is one of the largest remaining...

This mile-long stretch of the Berlin Wall is one of the largest remaining portions of the former divide between East and West Germany.

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Striking long section of the awful Berlin Wall made vibrant by clever artists. Powerful art pieces. Go and see for yourselves !

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Leek, United Kingdom
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Leek, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Striking long section of the awful Berlin Wall made vibrant by clever artists. Powerful art pieces. Go and see for yourselves !

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I really enjoyed looking at the street art which now forms part of a section of the remains of the Berlin Wall. Some really thought provoking work from some very talented artists. The rain didn't even put me off!!

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Such a famous area with some amazing art work that is a little spoilt by the tourist-shops, and fencing that obscures some of the art. Not great on a rainy day.

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Sandnes, Norway
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

interesting to walk along the walls and look at the art. there is a fence covering it so its a pity regarding photography. but still a must do

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This gallery takes the visitor back to the moment of the past. Amazingly artistic, liberal, full of diversity gallery.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

By going through this remaining part of the iconic Berlin Wall, it is incredible to admire all the different artistic expressions in it. The symbol of division is now a wonderful place to give an homage to unity and a constant memorial that the walls will eventually fall.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Good stretch of the wall but not original art work. The wall is Very much used to become a art gallery which is not what I expected. But it's free and only a short train ride away We went to the wall museum which was good. Don't forget to use berlin card. We did!

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

I liked it, but not a lot. It was a dull windy rainy day. We spent some time walking to get here. It's good to see but it doesn't have a wow factor.

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Spalding, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This was the highlight of our trip to Berlin, we loved it!! Colourful, moving, inspiring, and shocking all spring to mind!!! a large section of the wall has been left intact and used as a huge graffitti art gallery!! It gives you a real feel of how it would have felt with the wall there, and a lot of the... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I came at this from Warschauer Strasse heading towards Ostbahnhof. The 'paintings' vastly improved as I went on. Maybe this was a question of personal taste or maybe the placement of them is designed to make you feel a certain way, I don't know. I saw this in the early evening and it was really impressive, perhaps even more so... More 

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When you arrive at Warschauer Strasse in the heart of the district, you have found one of Berlin’s party hotspots. At night in Friedrichshain, the energy is palpable and the streets of this old worker's quarter are full of street musicians. On one hand, you may find a bar with international crowds, electronic music, long lines and panoramic views - on the other, an outside venue by old train yards featuring decrepit buildings and live alternative music. No matter your taste, the best way to end a night out in Friedrichshain is sitting by the Spree River at the East side gallery, the longest and best preserved piece of the Berlin Wall, watching the sun rise over the beautiful Oberbaum Bridge.
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