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The ruins of this famous landmark, damaged during World War II bombings, serve as a symbol of the destruction of war.
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Breitscheidplatz, 10789 Berlin, Germany
Charlottenburg
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Excellent place to visit in Berlin. Church partly destroyed during WW II but has been restored very well as a memorial. Area close by has eats drinks and beautiful shops with Berlin Zoo just a feww hundred meters away. Wioll be visiting this area again...More

Thank garyk158
Reviewed 2 days ago

An impressive memorial from the Second World War. It stands centrally located near the KaDeWe department store.

Thank heikkih722
Reviewed 2 days ago

First place we visited after getting of at Zoogarten station. Awesome to see effect of bomb damage on the church. An interesting juxtaposition with the new satined glass building. The light on the glass changes as you move round it. Highlight of the visit was...More

Thank hotpup
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Much of the church is gone, but what remains is awesome. It must have been amazing pre-WWII. We caught a reasonably priced concert (classical music, various classics) in the hall next to it. Very much a living monument.

Thank Anthony D
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I really enjoyed visiting this memorial to peace. I love how Berlin has kept the shockingly damaged church as a memorial to the war. It’s beautiful inside despite the horrible state it’s in after the bombing. They emphasise that it’s a place to reflect on...More

Thank Cookster_11
Reviewed 1 week ago

Spend a few Euros and buy a little book on the history of the Memorial Church when you visit the ruins of the old church and the beautiful image of the risen Christ in the new church. For me the new church symbolise the new,...More

Thank CoreneBloemfontein
Reviewed 1 week ago

This bombed church and it's tower damaged in WWII has been left as a reminder of the suffering of this city. Next door a new modern church has been built. Not nearly as impressive or with a story.

Thank Colbel
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The remnants of this church are a poignant reminder of the destructive nature of war. It really should be a must see for anyone visiting Berlin. The museum covering the history of the church is extremely interesting.

Thank AUSNC
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visit the church on the day that they have a festival celebration next to it. It was a lot of food stall and we tried so many different local food in Berlin. What a day!

Thank cookingmama888
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This church was badly damaged by bombs during World War II. The structure would have been truly magnificent before the bombing. There are plenty of artefacts of the original church, and the preservation efforts have been outstanding. The artwork is simply superb. Thanks for your...More

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kevinmrc1224
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Response from ianhathaway | Reviewed this property |
No need to pre book, just turn up
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CommunistCake
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Response from SqueakyRat | Reviewed this property |
No. Entrance is free unless there is a special event taking place.
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Marija M
19 September 2016|
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Response from Touringmuso8 | Reviewed this property |
I enjoyed a concert here but I only stumbled across it by mistake, as I was passing there were some posters up for a concert that evening. Sorry I can't be of more help
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21 December 2014|
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Response from lobo012847 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, this is it. It is now being restored, but you can go in to parts of it, and you can also attend services there.
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