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Karl-Liebknecht-Strasse, 10178 Berlin, Germany
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Karl-Liebknecht-Strasse, 10178 Berlin, Germany
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Reviewed 7 December 2016

Fascinating to realize that during the book-burning of 1933, that many of Engel's and Marx's books were burned on Babelplatz in Berlin as un-German influences. These huge statures appear stoic and sturdy ... did the architect want to imply a sense power and stability? There...More

Thank HollyBerryElf
Reviewed 15 November 2016

The Marx-Engels-Forum is worth a quick stop if you are in the area. Directly across from the Radisson Blu Hotel, these statues are interesting. I wonder what these guys would say today about modern Germany?

Thank ArkansasMinister
Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

The statue of Marx and Engels is an enjoyable stop, there are benches nearby and a quieter atmosphere than the surrounding city centre. Good to sit down for lunch and take in some good old communism.

Thank Evan S
Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

We were heading towards the fantastic Nikolaiviertal District and had a little wander through this most beautiful of public parks. It's so interesting to see statues dedicated to two people so synonymous with communism especially in a county and city that suffered so much under...More

Thank Neil K
Reviewed 9 September 2016

Is amazing how Germans can keep distance about the petty political controversies that surrounds marxism, to maintain respect for the contributions of Marx and Engels to philosophy and economic thought. The statues are surprisingly along the way of the Berliner Dome, seemingly hidden on a...More

Thank Guillermo P
Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed having our photos taken with these gentlemen and thought the presentation was interesting and unusual. There is always something to see whenever you turn a corner in Berlin.

Thank Alibali27
Reviewed 13 August 2016

On a beautiful day if in the area, it is worth walking through the park to see the statues of Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels, authors of the Communist Manifesto. Be sure to spend a few minutes viewing the background relief wall showing scenes from...More

Thank Linda K
Reviewed 11 August 2016

The nearest to religious figures that the officially atheist GDR could worship this giant bronze of Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels is well worth a visit . The features are a little cartoonish but the scale is impressive. A busy and popular spot - presently...More

Thank yandinazetland
Reviewed 26 June 2016

If you visit Eastern European countries, you will realize, taht most of them want to forget their past, they chenge the street names, they destroy the "communist" statues and memorials. The Germans in the GDR suffered a lot - but they still know that these...More

Thank 545medva
Reviewed 3 June 2016 via mobile

This park is located in the heart of the city and is a little quirky. There are some interesting statues here and its worth a look for something a little different.

Thank Nomeian
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Mitte
The centre 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
...More
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