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Gedenkstätte Berliner Mauer (Berlin Wall Memorial Site)

  • Bernauer Str. 111 Map It
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Published 04/23/2016

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This site combines memorials and a museum and research center on the Berlin Wall. The division of Berlin was particularly heart-wrenching on Bernauer Strasse, where neighbors and families on opposite sides of the street were separated overnight. The Reconciliation Chapel, completed in 2000, replaced the community church dynamited by the Communists in 1985. The church had been walled into the "death strip," and was seen as a hindrance to patrolling it. A portion of the Wall remains on Bernauer Strasse, along with an installation meant to serve as a memorial, which can be viewed 24/7.

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Bernauer Str. 111, Berlin, Berlin, 13355, Germany

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Sight Details:

  • Free, tours €3
  • Visitor center: Tues.–Sun. 10–6

Published 04/23/2016


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