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Memorial of the Berlin Wall

Bernauer Strasse 111/119, 13355 Berlin, Germany
+49 30 467986666
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The Berlin Wall Memorial is the central memorial site of German division, located in the middle of the capital. Situated at the historic site on Bernauer Strasse, it extends along 1.4 kilometers of the former border strip. The memorial contains the last piece of Berlin Wall with the preserved grounds behind it and is thus able to convey an impression of how the border fortifications developed until the end of the 1980s. The events that took place here together with the preserved historical remnants and traces of border obstacles on display help to make the history of Germany's division comprehensible to visitors. The memorial is part of the Berlin Wall Foundation, which also includes the Marienfelde Refugee Center Museum, the central site dedicated to the history of flight and emigration in divided Germany. MOBILE TOURGUIDE Visitors to the Berlin Wall Memorial who have a smartphone or a tablet computer with internet access at their disposal have the opportunity to select an individual tour of the memorial grounds for themselves on the memorial's mobile website berliner-mauer.mobi.
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Bernauer Strasse 111/119, 13355 Berlin, Germany
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Reviewed yesterday

We all know about the Berlin Wall, but to see it and read about it, is still unbelievable.. there are pieces of the wall in many parts of the city.

Thank Rhonda K
Reviewed yesterday

went to berlin wall very interesting and quiet sad to read all the different things well worth a visit

Thank erodwell
Reviewed yesterday

This place is a bit outside from the typical tourist trail but it is worth to go there. Admiring the view from the viewing platform gives you the feeling how it was build. It's not colourful but grey as it was life in East Berlin...More

Thank Tomasz_Laskowski
Reviewed yesterday

Arrive by train at Nordbahnhof station as this was a "Ghost" station under the Wall. The memorial has a lot of the original wall but the area that has been preserved with watchtower is blocked from view by 2 large and ugly rusting iron walls!...More

Thank IanK599
Reviewed 2 days ago

The greatest symbol of the Cold war. Well preserved with excellent descriptions. hard to believe that it's been only 27 years since the wall came down.

Thank Sam S
Reviewed 2 days ago

We were walking along the route of the old wall and came across this steel structure. From the from and sides there is nothing to see but from the rear you can get an idea of how intimidation the "Death Zone" would have been when...More

Thank Likesmifood
Reviewed 2 days ago

The history of The Wall is obviously a huge tourist drawcard. This area has been sensitively preserved with many attractions such as the museum, the church, the field of rye, parts of the wall.

Thank TravelBug2614
Reviewed 2 days ago

This memorial has excellent exhibits about the history of that particular segment of the Berlin Wall. It has the remains of the outer wall, inner wall, and marked places where the signal fence and the watch towers were. There is a model at the entrance...More

Thank JoanJh
Reviewed 2 days ago

Well there is certainly lot of information here. It's just very interesting and intriguing on events that happen during the war.

Thank Saroj R
Reviewed 2 days ago

A sort of basic installation. Does not relate the serious political crisis that it created when it was built for those of us who were around then.

Thank zelda42
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The center of Berlin, Mitte is most famous for sights
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of some significant transformations, as well. The
gangsters that once ruled the impoverished streets
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The day tour bus, fantastic way to see all the sights in Berlin- hop on - hop off and see everything, spotless buses, prices start at 20e- great value, book at the bus stops on the streets - well worth it!
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You can choose english to play the information out and it is written in English.
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Response from Rovingpublover | Reviewed this property |
You might like to try driving to Bornhomer Strasse and parking on one of the surrounding streets. Have a look at the displays at the former crossing point there, then use the S-Bahn to get to Nordbahnhof (2 stops) where... More
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