The Memorial accompanies a stretch of the wall still fairly intact along Bernauerstrasse. There are information boards with informative text and fascinating photographs, all of which convey the story of this utterly insane, tragic and unsettlingly recent piece of history. Stretches of the wall no longer standing are marked with iron poles, and the site of a watch tower is marked by a stark metal scupture of the same dimensions. It's all very absorbing and I spent most of a morning making my way along the street, taking it all in. When in Berlin, not to be missed.
Other missing stretches of the wall are tracked by a metal marker line set into roads and pavements, which takes you over the road into the Mauerpark, which is worth a look as well - there is a set of market stalls and food kiosks along the route of the wall, claiming the site of this terrible divisive thing for much gentler and more pleasant purposes.
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