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Memorial of the Berlin Wall

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Address: Bernauer Strasse 111/119, 13355 Berlin, Germany
Phone Number: +49 30 467986666
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The Berlin Wall Memorial is the central memorial site of German division,...

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.

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Unbelievable experience 😄🇩🇪

Incredible experience I had here, I think that this experience must be made at least once in a lifetime. You can feel the history just looking at this mighty wall. Hope to be... read more

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Carlentini, Italy
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Incredible experience I had here, I think that this experience must be made at least once in a lifetime. You can feel the history just looking at this mighty wall. Hope to be back soon 😍😁🇩🇪

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Free entry. Fascinating insights. Lots of personal accounts of experiences pre 1989. We went the day after Stasi museum.

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This is a must see to help you understand how it was and what it means you should visit this. After that I understood "never a wall again".

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I decided to see the Berlin Wall Memorial earlier than planned to ensure I had enough time and so glad I did. The start of the memorial is easy to miss as you come out of BernauerStrabe station and I started to walk past it when I thought "hang on, what have we here". It's just to your left as... More 

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This is a very well designed exhibition, with the perfect tone in combining historical interest with respect for the people who suffered the consequences of the wall. Very well done indeed.

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Impressive history. The place is Not as spectacular as I hoped it would be, but the stories behind it are really dramatic. Better visit on sunny days

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I definitely recommend visiting the Berlin Wall, especially the East Side Gallery Portion. The art on the wall is incredible, and kept clean. Free to visit.

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The Berlin Wall Memorial is well worth your time for a visit. Reached easily from either the U8 at the Bernauer stop or the S1 or 8 at the Nordbahnhof stop, the memorial will give you an unvarnished understanding of why the wall was built by the DDR, its impact on the lives of those in the East and West,... More 

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Visited a section of the remains of the Berlin Wall. Felt fenced in. Hard to take photos this way. Hard to believe the history behind it.

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This is one of the stops on the Hop On Hop Off Bus Tours -- Definitely Hop Off --In addition to seeing a long section of the wall there is a small museum across the street with photos and videos pertaining to the wall. Very little is written in English so I would recommend brining along a guide book. There... More 

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