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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 19 November 2015

I didn't realize how the Berlin wall so divided the city of Berlin. Cutting through streets and buildings. I visited the wall after having been at St. Nicholas church in Leipzig where people gathered and prayed for 10 years for peace to return to East...More

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Reviewed 19 November 2015 via mobile

Well worth a visit. There are boards which talk you through the events and describe what it is that you can and what is left there today. Must see if you are in Berlin

Thank Holly1103
Reviewed 18 November 2015 via mobile

It's for people who are fascinated with history. Firstly Two 15 minutes movie at the centre is a must watch for the overview then visit the memorial. Lived the lives of people during the Berlin Wall partition and the pictures of the people who lost...More

Thank Avani1008
Reviewed 18 November 2015

this site really broke my heart. with interviews with people who lived on both the east and west side of the wall sharing their experience along this memorial, actual footage of the wall being brought down and all the families who had to be separated...More

Thank Lynn E
Reviewed 17 November 2015

The Memorial is very long and includes a lot of different informations about building the wall, escape of people, life in divided Berlin. It is impressing.

Thank Christina S
Reviewed 17 November 2015 via mobile

Very interesting museum to explain the story of the wall. From the top floor/terrasse a reconstitution of the wall with a watchtower can be seen, and give a real feeling how it looked like. Some pictures are printed on the wall from the neighbours houses

Thank julien r
Reviewed 16 November 2015

This really gives you an insight on the impact the wall had on local residents. One minute they're neighbours, then overnight they are in different states. Lots of info all along the route of the wall. Start at nordbahnof station, still in its original state,...More

Thank marinegirl55
Reviewed 16 November 2015

Memorial of the Berlin Wall Is an attraction to see as you visit Berlin. It is essential to see thinking of the history of the city.

Thank Kari N
Reviewed 16 November 2015

On first glance one could think a bit underwhelming, but actually still chilling. Can especially recommend a walking tour and some explanations so that it all makes more sense, for example by Insider Tour Berlin. Very informative.

Thank Peabrain2013
Reviewed 15 November 2015

This place embodies the suffering of Berliners who have been tear apart from their families because of the terrific socialist regime. It offers an imaginary insight into the lives of people and the ways they have tried to escape to the West. Bernauer Strasse became...More

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The centre of Berlin, Mitte is most famous for sights
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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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Kirsten B
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Response from bjsmit | Reviewed this property |
I don't think you'd have to prebook. I didn't and we spend an approx 1 hour there.
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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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