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historic place overshadowed by so much more

This is a historic place with a violent ending to an uprising. Not many from overseas know this... read more

Reviewed 13 January 2018
Andyhud
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Art work on the wall

You will see on this square a wall-mosaic about the uprising in 1953. Of course this is a work done... read more

Reviewed 28 June 2016
545medva
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Budapest, Hungary
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Leipziger Str. 6, 10117 Berlin, Germany
Mitte
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Reviewed 23 May 2018 via mobile

It's worth a glance to understand the difference and cybical point of view of the wast German regime

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Reviewed 13 January 2018

This is a historic place with a violent ending to an uprising. Not many from overseas know this part of history in detail. if going to Mall of Berlin, its a short walk and worth seeing the location and the walls of art around.

Thank Andyhud
Reviewed 28 June 2016

You will see on this square a wall-mosaic about the uprising in 1953. Of course this is a work done in GDR, but it still remember everybody to those, who were fighting against the regime.

Thank 545medva
Reviewed 10 March 2016

The uprising of 1953 in East Germany started with a strike by East Berlin construction workers on June 16th 1953. It escalated into a widespread uprising against the German Democrstic Republic government. The uprising was violently suppressed by tanks of the Group of Soviet Forces...More

Thank chriswood72
Reviewed 12 November 2015

On this place you find 2 peaces of art. In the building there is a socialistic mosaik. This painting tells about the nice life in a communistic country. On the square you will see an impression of the riot in 1953 against the communist ruling....More

Thank stevenenhilde
Reviewed 15 June 2015

Most people walk right past this historic corner on the way somewhere else. You will often notice a few, mostly East Germans, spending some time here because of its importance to them. This display commemorates and marks a historic spot where in 1953 the East...More

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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
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