Berlin-Hohenschonhausen Memorial, Berlin

4.6
Discover the polemic history of the German Democratic Republic at Berlin-Hohenschonhausen Memorial. Formed in the early 1990s by former inmates, the prison now serves as a museum and memorial. You'll get a glimpse here at the lives and happenings of those incarcerated. Take a tour through the prison to see the prison cells and interrogation rooms. This way, you'll learn more about the history of the complex and the Stasi. Former inmates who give first-hand accounts of the prison's history lead most of the tours. Be sure to check online for English-language tour times. Berlin-Hohenschonhausen Memorial is just one of the many highlights you can arrange to see using our custom trip planner, Berlin Edition.
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  • City of new architecture, moderated from its reconstruction after the Second War, with imposing buildings, new and rebuilt. The homage to the Holocaust, impossible not to visit it and to the museum that is located in the subsoil. The Brandenburg Gate, beautiful!!! Day and night, where at sunset we delight with street singers. The Reischtag with its modernisima dome, the Tiergarten park, Postdamer Platz and the modern Sony Center, Alexander Platz, the Cathedral, the cathedral drl Kaiser Guillermo that remains as it was of the war and next to its modern part. Unmissable the Island of Museums, the one of Pergamo with its fantastic Ishtar Gate, have a rich coffee accompanied by a tasty strudel looking at the River Spree. Walk and walk along its avenues, visit East Side Gallery, remembering so many things read and heard from the War Check Point Charlie, the Topography of Terror. Pieces of the wall Walk savor its wurst accompanied by its infallible beer. Its immense and modernisima train station, from where you can go everywhere. And to go from place to place, skateboards, which are silent and rauated, take you wherever you want to go.
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  • This former Stasi prison is a bit out of the way (take the M5 tram from Hackescher Markt) but so worth it. Visiting this memorial is only possible now with a guided tour. In English Wed, Sat, and Sun ...  more »
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  • Just a shame I'm not able to give more stars. Surely the best 6 euros I've ever spent. The guide was very friendly and gave us an amazing tour of the prison and loads and extremely interesting stories. Tour lasts about 2 hours.
  • A very interesting museum. Unfortunately we missed the tour by 15 minutes, so we could only see the museum. Luckily the museum itself was really interesting, even more so because the building is so original. It's probably not worth getting the tram all the way out there unless you're going on the tour as well, but the free museum is still good.
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