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The ruins of this famous landmark, damaged during World War II bombings, serve as a symbol of the destruction of war.
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Breitscheidplatz, 10789 Berlin, Germany
Charlottenburg
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Compare this to Coventry(of which I have visited too), this was more effovictic. With the painted ceiling, and cross of nails info that came from Coventry. Historical too of 2 cities bombed by opposing sides.

Thank Jenny B
Reviewed 4 days ago

Never having seen a bombed out building, this is quite a sight. A good reminder of all the horror of the war.

Thank KitRaetsen
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Was one of the sights that needs seeing in Berlin. A thoughtful exhibition inside the church shows its place throughout modern history. With the pock marks of war evident its very thought provoking. And once you’re done there it’s smack bang in the middle of...More

Thank jasonfC4615NO
Reviewed 1 week ago

Come on Tripadvisor, add another category to the "Overall Rating" selection - Historical Sites. I arrived at the Zoological Gardens from TXL and the Kaiser Wilhelm Church dominates the area around. It is an impressive sight and one that reminds us of the madness that...More

Thank scouse1941
Reviewed 1 week ago

Amazing to see that despite the destruction, there is still so much beauty in the frescos and remnant of the church. Must see..

Thank Anne C
Reviewed 1 week ago

Glad this was preserved and has a link to Coventry Cathedral it is one of very few building left in the centre of Berlin after the allied bombing and shelling. The crucifix is made of nails from Coventry

Thank Andy M
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have seen the Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church many times and it is always a powerful sight to see. The church remains were kept in their bombed-out state after the second world war, to make sure we, i.e., all humans, do not forget the past....More

Thank EagleFlyer
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The original Kaiser Wilhelm Church was most Y Dey stroked in the bombing of Berlin. Its remains still stand as a memorial to the waste of war. It is haunting. The new Church next door, is striking but sterile.

Thank Fletch1946
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a lovely building even though ti's only partially there. History is amazing and you do feel a little emotional after walking around the outside. Lovely memorial.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The interior of the remaining section of the church is fantastic and make you realise what was destroyed.

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I enjoyed a concert here but I only stumbled across it by mistake, as I was passing there were some posters up for a concert that evening. Sorry I can't be of more help
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