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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 today via mobile

We stopped by the wall on our walking tour. Listening to the history and realizing that the fall of the wall happened during our life time and just getting a new perspective on the history of it was very powerful. Check out the wall!

Thank herbal_healer
Reviewed today via mobile

We first got an understanding of the history of the wall through a free walking tour then went back in our own to spend more time at the attraction. It's free to enter. Knowing the history better makes this sight a must see.

Thank kbulney
Reviewed today

While the East Side Gallery is a fun encounter with the wall, this visit is thought provoking and touching. Here the reality of how the Berliners were affected by the wall is brought home What a cruel world we live in! The pictures of the...More

Thank 560marianneh
Reviewed yesterday

This is both a memorial and a museum to that era when wall dominated Berlin's history. This shows mementos and a section of the wall and a depiction where the wall stood. The U8's Bernauer Str station is right there. The cleared area where houses...More

Thank tank1050
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

If the wall is your Berlin's goal than you have to go this compreensive memorial. The precise location of the three walls...yes they were three not one, the stories behind, the drama but also the success cases of runaways. Not the best or something outstanding,...More

Thank AnjosSantos
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This outdoor walking tour provides a good visual explanation of the wall and it's impact on the citizens of Berlin on both sides of the wall. Lots of period photos and bilingual signs. Several blocks long and easily reached by tram. There is a museum...More

Thank LoveEurope411
Reviewed yesterday

nice to see as a one off obviously steeped in historical times preservation and explanation why it was put up in the first place all there to be seen.

Thank Graham A
Reviewed 2 days ago

There was nothing much to this I forgot I had seen it, there isn't much to see in Berlin apart from Branderburg Gate and Wall

Thank Marion G
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The history of Berlin is very present here. A very powerful feeling. You get a good vision how the Wall was, and what life was like living with it. Also the park is beautifully executed, so visiting this place is also a peaceful experience in...More

Thank Heidi P
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Worth to look at and remind ourselves over the history to not be forgotten. Must see when you are here.

Thank Patricia7806
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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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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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You can choose english to play the information out and it is written in English.
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Response from Rovingpublover | Reviewed this property |
You might like to try driving to Bornhomer Strasse and parking on one of the surrounding streets. Have a look at the displays at the former crossing point there, then use the S-Bahn to get to Nordbahnhof (2 stops) where... More
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