- Alltag in der DDR - Everyday Life in the GDR
- Berlin Wall Memorial - Gedenkstätte Berliner Mauer
- Chamäleon Theater Berlin
- Tränenpalast - The Palace of Tears
- The Wall - Asisi Panorama Berlin
- The Room - Live Escape Game Berlin
Best Attractions in BerlinBerlin · 6 Items · Charlie Kedmenec
Handpicked by a Berlin Local Expert, we bring you our guide to 'Best Attractions in Berlin'.
Entitled Alltag in der DDR (Everyday Life in the GDR), this free exhibition offers a glimpse behind the Berlin Wall and provides a real insight into how the East German people lived under the yoke of the communist dictatorship. With over 600 square meters full of objects and artefacts you will be able to delve into the lives of real East Germans and learn how they made the most out of what they More info
The Gedenkstätte Berliner Mauer, known in english as the Berlin Wall Memorial, is the main memorial site of the Berlin Wall. It comprises a fantastic open air exhibition and memorial space at the original historic site along Bernauer Straße and also includes an information centre and a documentation centre. The U-Bahn station, Nordbahnhof, has a small but informative exhibition on Berli More info
The Art Nouveau ballroom that houses the Chamäleon Theater in Berlin Mitte is a beautiful and traditional element of the Hackescher Höfe that has been restored to its former glory. This old ballroom is now a wonderfully intimate theatre which presents stunning shows melding new circus and physical theatre, with a focus on artistry and storytelling. You will find yourself holding your bre More info
The building with one of the most emotive names in Berlin, 'The Tränenpalast', or, 'The Palace of Tears', was built after the Berlin Wall was erected and was the main border crossing for West Berliners and West Germans entering and leaving East Berlin. The building received its name for the heart wrenching farewells as families said goodbye to their loved ones as they returned to West Berli More info
This Panorama, created by architect and artist Yadegar Asisi combines photographs, drawings and paintings together to create an immersive experience of the Berlin Wall depicting a typical Autumn day in the 1980's. Asisi actually lived in Kreuzberg during the 80s and draws on his experiences and recollections to create a really unique and impressive experience. The panorama is breathtaking More info
Launched in 2014, 'The Room' is quite simply, an outstanding example of the live room escape game. Their games have been set up with a passion and experience which is second to none. Upon entering you will be immediatly transported to to another world, with everything from the quality of the set design to the specially composed soundscape ensuring a truly immersive experience More info
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