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Neue Wache

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This guardhouse, built in Neoclassical style, was a center for East German soldiers during the Cold War and now serves as a memorial for war victims.
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The Neue Wache is a memorial for the victims of war and dictatorship. It is located near the famous Unter den Linden boulevard in Mitte.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Neta_Avivi
Reviewed 15 October 2018 via mobile

This is a very quiet and peaceful place of reflection. Has an interesting history explained in many languages. Beautiful sculpture .

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Cookster_11
Reviewed 24 September 2018 via mobile

A nice memorial representing the loss and sacrifices made by families and especially mothers. Mothers of enemy soldiers suffer just like mothers of our own soldiers. Are are ugly and people die. And when they die, they leave parents, spouses and children behind. This monument...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank SAinPA
Reviewed 22 September 2018 via mobile

This was really emotional. First I walked in the room and after that I read the explanation outside. Then I visited it again. It touched me. This monument has real character ❤️ Visit it if you have a possibility.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Taru101
Reviewed 14 September 2018

This is a small monument located on the Unter den Linden near the Humboldt University. The subject matter is somewhat sobering, but there's not much to keep you here for a long time. Nice enough for a quick visit and easily combined with nearby attractions...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 8 September 2018

I visited the Neue Wache during my visit to Berlin in August and September 2018. It is located near the German Historical Museum. It is worth a quick look.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank blairkk25
Reviewed 8 September 2018 via mobile

Amazing architecture and minimalism. Light enters from the rounded roof opening and creates mystical feeling in the premise. Be there during the mid-day for great experience.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Ogy_Kovachev
Reviewed 4 September 2018

The memorial is minimalist and sober, despite the construction's neoclassical front. It may not be the most known attraction in Berlin, but it is, nonetheless, part of German history.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank edysch
Reviewed 25 August 2018

As part of our 1/2 day Berlin tour we stopped by here and our guide just let us enter and asked what we took from it. It's a minimalist memorial, a building with a sculpture in it of a woman holding her dying child, with...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Steviefull
Reviewed 21 July 2018

Wheelchair Access - YES The 'now' has the potential to be emotive and evocative. The 'past' is old and interesting and slightly convoluted. Originally a German-Greek Revival (architect K F Schinkel) Guard House dating from 1816. Interior redesigned to be a memorial by Heinrich Tessenow...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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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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