This attraction is tucked away down a side street but is well worth finding. It gives a real insight into the life on East Germany. You can cling the ladder up to the watch out area and see how the guards would have lived for...More
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This really was a hidden gem. Yes, it will occupy less than 10 minutes of your day, but well worth a look. Stripped of the tourist sheen that accompany other notable sites (for example, Checkpoint Charlie), this is a stark and eery reminder of darker...More
Well worth a visit when in Berlin, the guide Susi was great and gave us lots of information about the tower and surrounding areas. We paid to go up tower and it was well worth the money, a proper piece of Berlin history. I would...More
Standing by this last remaining guard tower and peaking through a broken section of the wall to the middle area was a heartbreaking but necessary reminder of Germany's past. Hearing about the rules for the guards, the people so desperately trying to escape the East,...More
The Berlin government apparently want nothing to do with this. It's the last of it's kind and an important piece of history, run on charity donations. While there, the person working there was very friendly and told us the history. Well worth visiting!
Just a few minutes from Potsdamer Platz stands the last remaining GDR Watch Tower in Berlin. We climbed to the top and (steep ladder) for a nominal fee experienced what it must have been like for the guards (creepy & confining). The woman on duty...More
The place is really interesting and the guys who are there and will guide you are volunteers, friendly and really prepared on story of Berlin. You'll not regret.
This tower stands alone down a side street not far from the Sony Centre. It is the last remaing Watch Tower of it's kind from around 200 at one time. It is privately run and donations are required to keep this attraction open. A lovely...More
We stumble across this by accident as it was hidden down a side road just off Potsdamer Platz. We were greeted by Suzie at the base of the tower who was an extremely friendly and spoke very good English. She had loads of informations and...More