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27 Jul 2018
“Not worth a long trip, but a moving & interesting place”
8 Oct 2018
“Nice, but nothing special”
Der Platz befindet sich auf dem Gelände des ehemaligen Grenzübergangs in der Bornholmer Staße. Hier fiel 1989 die Berliner Mauer, wodurch sich über Nacht die ganze Welt verändert hat.
Bornholmer Str. 72, 10439 Berlin, Germany
Pankow (Borough)
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Reviewed October 8, 2018

A few signs tell the story, but it's best visited on a cold war tour. A bit too far off to be really worth your while.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank RAK_42
Reviewed July 27, 2018

It is on the outskirts of the city, so not worth a long trip, but if you are in the area, then go. You see part of the Wall, and a nice series of panels with emotional pictures and text explaining German history and how...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 22, 2018

I visited here as I have some interest in history and also because it gets referenced in 'Where are we now?' by David Bowie. I was really glad I did. It's worth the trek out of town. There are some very simple memorial information plaques...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed October 18, 2016

Named after the day when it became free for the East-germans to travel. There are a small exhibition here that tells the story about the day. Bösebrücke was the first border to be opened for the East-germans. Under the bridge there are a small park...More

Date of experience: July 2016
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Reviewed September 29, 2016 via mobile

Unexpected for this neighborhood. Great pub atmosphere without all the noise. They also have food. Great outside seating.

Date of experience: September 2016
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Reviewed June 4, 2016

Get off the S-bahn at Bonholmer Strasse and take the exit on your left. A very short walk brings you to the place where border guards first allowed East Berliners to cross freely to the West on 9 November 1989. A section of the wall...More

Date of experience: June 2016
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Reviewed February 20, 2016

Having just read "The Accidental Opening of the Berlin Wall" by Elise Sarotte, I wanted to see the old Berlin Wall crossing point at Bornholmer Strasse, which is described at length in various points of the book. There were interviews with some of the first...More

Date of experience: January 2016
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Reviewed September 1, 2014 via mobile

This is another living memorial to a divided Berlin. Thankfully Berlin kept so much of life before the wall came down intact. It makes it easier for people to understand the enormity of living in a city divided by a wall where life changes dramatically...More

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