Hotel Astoria am Kurfurstendamm
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... get on a 100 bus which does the tourist route without the price involved. On, off, on, off is what we do. We head around Berlin looking at the sites from the warm bus. I decide it is time to go and see the Berlin wall, a train ride, a little walking and that is what we see. A little surreal that this once not so long ago divided East and West Germany. We walk back into town looking to find Checkpoint Charlie it is getting late now so we decide we will do ...
... grass in the middle of a car park. You had to use your imagination as the guide told us what this area used to look like. He said how at times it had been considered to excavate the area and set up a true tourist sight, but that there was concern that a memorial like that to “Hitler” could cause the wrong kind of feelings.
We then walked on see one of the three remaining parts of the Berlin Wall. Although I had imagined it to be a lot taller and I suppose ...