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“communist era” (8 reviews)
“east berlin” (12 reviews)
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Karl-Marx-Allee, Berlin, Germany
Friedrichshain
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Reviewed 1 February 2016

A remarkable memento of the Stalinist era, a road wide enough for a bus to drive sideways but with surprisingly little traffic. If I were to live in Berlin, I'd like to choose a flat in this unpretentious area.

Thank jamescollenette
Reviewed 30 January 2016

We got the Green Line Bus Tour and when we went onto Karl Marx Allee the whole bus was in awe !!! Please look at our pictures that simply do not do this major artery of Eastern Berlin the kudos it deserves !!! It is...More

2  Thank davymac786
Reviewed 24 November 2015 via mobile

An impressive alley built by Communists in 50s. Despite that Soviets were initiated by Lenin based on Marx ideas, German still do consider Marx as one of the greatest minds of its time.

1  Thank Aram K
Reviewed 12 November 2015

This street is a relic of the communistic east-Berlin. Big buildings, broad street, nothing to see ...

1  Thank stevenenhilde
Reviewed 5 October 2015

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

1  Thank Alan W
Reviewed 30 September 2015

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.

1  Thank Boscoeurotraveler
Reviewed 29 September 2015

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

1  Thank Andy G
Reviewed 25 August 2015

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

Thank Sandy S
Reviewed 23 August 2015

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.

Thank Daniel M
Reviewed 5 August 2015

Brilliant street and neighbourhoods to walk around. Linger yourself there, look around and absorv all the Communist atmosphere!

Thank Ana L
Nearby
Friedrichshain
When you arrive at Warschauer Strasse in the heart of
the district, you have found one of Berlin’s party
hotspots. At night in Friedrichshain, the energy is
palpable and the streets of this old worker's quarter
are full of street musicians. On one hand, you may
find a bar with international crowds, electronic
music, long lines and panoramic views - on the other,
an outside venue by old train yards featuring decrepit
...More
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