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Berlin Wall Memorial, Berlin

Categories: Monuments, Historic Sites, Tourist Spots
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Touch a piece of history at Berlin Wall Memorial, the central memorial site of German division and reunification. At this open-air exhibit created in 1998, you'll learn why the country and the city were forcibly split for nearly three decades. The memorial incorporates a 60 m (200 ft) stretch of the original Berlin Wall, as well as the remains of several border installations and escape tunnels. At the visitors' center, you can pick up lots of materials detailing how the wall was created in the 1960s and dismantled in 1989. For a good view of the entire memorial grounds, climb up to the observation tower of the adjacent documentation center. Before you head to Berlin, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly Berlin vacation generator, to make sure you see all that Berlin has to offer, including Berlin Wall Memorial.
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  • This memorial to the Berlin Wall really shows how it affected ordinary people in Berlin. The part about the church is particularly disturbing 
  • Of all the sites and attractions in Berlin this is the one that will stay with me as when I was a schoolgirl I visited both West and East Berlin with The British Council and can so vividly remember th...  read more »
  • In this place you really realize what he meant living in Berlin divided by a wall. Truly excellent com the Germans have preserved and organized this Memorial and this piece of history.
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  • This was definitely one of the more prominent emotional experiences. Learning the history of the Berlin wall and looking at the pictures and peoples stories definitely brought up some emotions that are truly unimaginable. This wall separated families for decades and it's coming down was truly a victory for the world. I highly recommend a visit here.
  • Very impressive memorial. On the location of a stretch of Berlin Wall, its history is brought to life. There are visualisations of former buildings and escape tunnels, lots of informative texts and spoken statements. One small stretch of the original wall (the rest is shown in the form of a line of metal posts), including a watch tower, is left in original shape. There's a viewing platform that gives you an overview. Highly recommended to get an idea of how it used to be.
  • Best place in Berlin to see the wall and get the history behind. It is a big area with stylized parts, info posters, wall paintings, film clips, the reconciliation church and a exhibition center which has free entrance. Easy to walk through and get the feeling of how the wall divided the city. Café and toilets near the center.
  • This is a wonderfully designed memorial. While the grounds of the memorial, stretching along a sizable piece of the site of the old Berlin Wall, are beautiful and well-maintained, the documentation Center is certainly worth a visit. It tells the story of what went on during the division of Berlin and has a viewing platform looking over the memorial. This is a must-see on any visit to Berlin.
  • The best destination to visit if your in Berlin, Germany. The site is filled with History such as the separation between East and West Germany due to the Cold war. It's the one of the best site to revisit history and to experience what is was like during cold war.
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