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This mile-long stretch of the Berlin Wall is one of the largest remaining portions of the former divide between East and West Germany.
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
As featured in 3 Days in Berlin
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Muehlenstrasse 3-100 | Friedrichshain-Kreuzberg, 14167 Berlin, Germany
Friedrichshain-Kreuzberg (Borough)
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Reviewed yesterday

Large outdoor murals along a stretch of wall in east Berlin. Lots of coll and interesting paintings along the wall each one taking up a few metres in length of the wall. Definitely a must see when in Berlin. Some iconic images can be busy...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed yesterday

Very interesting paintings. The murals are big and very good quality. We were walking along after the concert in the hall nearby and did photos.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Agata S
Reviewed 2 days ago

A free art experience. Lots of interesting art painted directly onto an old strip of the Berlin wall. Easy to get to via the S Bahn, go to one station and walk to the river and along the wall and then board the S Bahn...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank BNELHR
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Great to see this for the artwork, as a historic landmark but to also realise the size and impact of the wall. Glad we made the trip out of the city centre to see it. Great views from the bridge of other landmarks too.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank sesherratt
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

very impressive and great fun walk next to the river and well off part of Berlin. It is very close to the Mercedes arena. The wall is amazing and the graffiti is so talented and worth looking at. It’s about 1 mile of the wall...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank alanahreeve
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Out on a ran around the city and found this mile- long section of the wall by accident. The area still reeks of East European auausterity although there are new builds. A much more authentic experience than the other remaining parts of the wall, especially...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank headteacherhils
Reviewed 2 days ago

A surprisingly long, intact part of the wall that has had art added to the Eastern side. The area is undergoing a lot of regeneration so the pavement was lifted in places and sadly a lot of the artwork has been defaced. Information boards or...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank mooncow
Reviewed 3 days ago

Amazing artwork, strong messages brought to light in a very colourful way. Arrive to East Side Gallery by walking across the bridge, added bonus.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank ncs1205
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This is an amazing attraction. I just wish visitors would leave it alone. Having art in public places isn't an invitation for you to add to it or chip away chunks of it. It's nice to walk the length of the wall and see how...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank number2cac
Reviewed 3 days ago

One of the stops off the red hop on hop off bus. 0ne and a half kilometres of art painted on the berlin wall. Interesting and diverse painting from a number of different artists from all walks of life.

Date of experience: February 2019
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honeyImhome61
May 9, 2018|
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Response from matthewcZ7498WR | Reviewed this property |
Is free - just the wall covered in graffiti and pictures spray painted
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travelgirl1981
January 3, 2018|
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Response from Barry T | Reviewed this property |
Hi. Go to the Warschauer Station. Come out, turn left & walk down the hill for about 5 minutes. At the road junction at the bottom you will see the start of the gallery across the road on the right.
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5AZtravelers
October 8, 2017|
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Response from laanasofia | Reviewed this property |
It's not greatly lit, but you can still see it quite clearly during the night (if you have decent sight). If you want to check out the full details and/or don't have the best pair of eyes, better to go during the day ;-)
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Martha A
Glasgow
East Side Gallery area (3 Replies)
Hi, we had a weekend in Berlin last November and will be back soon for 5 full days having found the weekend far too short. We went to the East Side Gallery but fitted it in around a load of other "first time" sight seeing. We would like to spend a day over in that area seeing other things in that part of Berlin. Can anyone recommend places to see and go near the East Side Gallery? We don't tend to go "inside" but love ambling and people watching so looking for streets and squares squares...More
May 05, 2017|
Response fromMartha A|
Thanks for your reply Henry. A lot of good information to add to my notes.
aaamanda
Sydney, Australia
4 days in Berlin - itinerary help please (5 Replies)
Hello TripaAdvisor community, I'll be visiting Berlin next week and have spent some time coming up with an itinerary. Would love some feedback and any recommendations on places I may have missed. Also we love trying local food (currywurst is already on the to-do list) so I'd really appreciate some suggestions for good, traditional (not too expensive) places to eat around Mitte. Sat 14 Jun Reichstag building (already booked) Free walking tour (already booked) Gendarmenmarkt Unter...More
June 05, 2014|
Response fromleitstrahl|
Looks already pretty good, I'd say. What do you intend to see or do in Grunewald forest, the Gleis 17 memorial at the station? Wouldn't it be better and easier to visit Kurfuerstendamm and Tauentzienstrasse with the KaDeWe department store in former West Berlin instead, if you already are in Tiergarten and Charlottenburg? I don't think Tuesday is packed. You'll need some time for the Topography of Terror and the Jewish Museum, but East Side Gallery, the river and Oberbaumbridge won't...More
Safura N
Milton, Canada
One day in Berlin (5 Replies)
Hey guys. So we are arriving at Berlin around 2 pm by train and our hotel is next to the Hauptbahnhof. We are leaving for Copenhagen next morning 11 am by Flixbus. Have a few questions here: 1. We are a group of 4 adults and 1 child. We booked Legoland for a slot of 4 pm to 5 pm. This I'm assuming means that we can enter any time between 4 and 5 but not before and not after. Is that correct? So my question is that if we check in at hotel and leave around 3 is it possible for us to have...More
July 04, 2016|
Response fromSafura N|
Thanks for your response. So if we are staying near the Hauptbahnhof wouldn't the reichstag be on our way back to the hotel?