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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 via mobile

The memorial of the Berlin Wall is a MUST to see whenever you are in Berlin. It is an iconic landmark of history. An example of a nation that was splitted and than got reunited. You cannot but get the chills whenever you see it.

Thank Mirna A
Reviewed yesterday

This is an excellent way to gain an understanding of those times when the wall divided the city. All the exhibits both inside and outside are well worth your attention. And it is free!

Thank Mike C
Reviewed 2 days ago

It was a moving experience to see the actual Berlin wall which divided East and West Germany. It was not as high or intimidating as what we saw in movies. But we could not imagine what life was like back then. Our guide told us...More

Thank LL721
Reviewed 2 days ago

A relic from the past, unbelievable what mankind can do to one and another. Walk the terrain and look at the screens, try to imagine the will of the crossers to get to the free zone. Look at the small bronze plaquettes wich represent succesful...More

Thank Erik S
Reviewed 2 days ago

So important to see the dankness life that people had to experience and not that long ago. Shaking & thought provoking

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Reviewed 2 days ago

Having grown up withe Wall in literature / spy thrillers / movies and good deal of interest in the Cold War era, to see the remnants of Wall in person to be there was an experience Would not have missed it for anything - for...More

Thank Pbhattacharya1951
Reviewed 3 days ago

It is amazing to see the remains of the actual Berlin Wall and read information about the events leading up to the creation and the building and the fall of Wall. The museum/information centre is free, however, it could be more clear where all the...More

Thank wanderer1603
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

you can go to top of. building to dee berlin wall and the garden from top view...quite interesting...on ground there are many memorial photos on walls to see and to read

Thank May L
Reviewed 3 days ago

This memorial is fantastic and gives you a real sense of place and history. Based around some existing stretches of the wall it is free to explore. I would recommend picking up the information leaflets in the visitors center across the street and then use...More

Thank maccafru2003
Reviewed 3 days ago

Clean area, and lots to see. The memorial for the wall is long, take your time and look at all the art. Easy to get to, make sure to see it on foot.

Thank kaitlin8899
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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
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David S
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Response from Diana F | Reviewed this property |
Most toilets in Europe charge you 0,5€ minimum. However, the toilets in the Berlin Wall Memorial Museum in the basement of the building is modern, clean and Free! The Museum is also free of charge.
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Response from 737mikeb | Reviewed this property |
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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Response from Sally G | Reviewed this property |
You can choose english to play the information out and it is written in English.
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