This street is a relic of the communistic east-Berlin. Big buildings, broad street, nothing to see ...
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The drab concrete high rise flats reflect the communist era of east berlin . The cafe sybyls cafe is well worth a visit and contains a small 1950s to 1970s museum reflecting the communist era
Afternoon stroll to enjoy the neighborhood of Berlin. Fascinating to visit the communist side, still the resemblance of cold war. It has become the in place to live and will hopefully develop over the years.
An excellent overview of the Communist architectural style. Built in the 50's as a showcase of the Communist might comprises of 5 blocks of a large alley linking Alexander Platz to Friederichshain. There are 4 different types of huge apartment houses, very massive and rather...More
Eager for a glimpse of the Communist Paradise vision of East Berlin, I headed over to Karl-Marx-Allee, originally named Stalin-Allee. Emerging from the U bahn at Frankfurter Tor, I meandered about a kilometer down the broad, tree-lined boulevard, which looked quite well-suited to May Day...More
Went here as we visited ComputerSpieleMuseum, which is situated in this boulevard. It's pretty cool if you like Soviet architecture, but you'd better spend your time somewhere else if not.
Brilliant street and neighbourhoods to walk around. Linger yourself there, look around and absorv all the Communist atmosphere!
Unmissable to get a sense of the wider history of Berlin, although not on most peoples itinerary I suspect. Dramatic boulevard lined with imposing, at times brutalist, buildings. Can be accessed from many different u-bahn stops - suggest you exit at Frankfurter Tor, and walk...More
Extremely interesting! My last time seeing this was in the early 1970s. At that time it was drab, gray, and cold. It was still in EAST Berlin, before the wall came down. NOW this is a bustling, colorful, sort of happy place my how things...More
Helpful info points in English and German which help to explain the major sights and architecture. An interesting view of the old DDR and a good walk.