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TripAdvisor Reviews NH Berlin-Kurfurstendamm
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... and the Berlin Wall of course (slightly underwhelming, but cool street art). An alternative sight that I really enjoyed was walking around and abandoned theme park, completely overgrown with trees but with a rotating Ferris wheel. Unfortunately it's guarded pretty well by security so you can't explore, but it's creepy and definitely worth a visit. But onwards and upwards to our next ...
... life must have been like on the other side.
Checkpoint Charlie is simply a photo op in the middle of an intersection with German actors portraying American soldiers so you can pose to have your picture taken (for a cost of course). But in history this was a point of entry into East Berlin for military personnel and foreign tourists only.
The Holocaust Memorial was an interesting stop along the way. This memorial is made up of 2711 cement blocks/columns to ...
... information boards that show good pictures of the site back when it was the American-controlled crossing point East to West. After a relaxing coffee Samson and dad headed into the smallish Trabant museum. A very interesting collection of Trabant models including ones with tents on top. A interesting video that interviewed management of the now defunct Trabant company commenting on the fact the DDR government refused to fund further models of the Trabant. Engineers ...
... Friday 16th - today we went in to collect our tickets for the hop on/hop off bus, then we headed to the Jewish museum which was more arty then factual but still quite interesting. Afterwards we got on a train out to the technology museum which was full of old trains and old planes. Afterwards we grabbed some sandwiches and sat on the hop off/on bus for a tour of a part town we hadn't visited. The tour guide was so fluent in English after doing the talk in German, you ...
... I sat on the seats with my number for about 15 minutes whilst the lady completed her business. At least it wasn't any longer. My number was then called and I approached the counter. 'I would like to apply for a visa' I handed in my printed out form, my passport and my photos. 'You are Australian?' She asked. She then proceeded to tell me that because I have not been living in Berlin for longer than 1 year, that the online form was wrong and I had to complete a brand new form with ...