2019 sees the 30th anniversary of the end of the Berlin Wall. While memories of Berlin’s division are fading with each passing year, memorials to these darker times in the city’s past remain, including the Soviet Memorial in Treptower Park where 7,000 soldiers are also buried.
The memorial to the 80,000 soldiers that died in the fight again National Socialism is a boulevard of massive statues of Russian soldiers leading to a three-meter granite Mother Russia – a woman grieving for her fallen sons as two soldiers kneel at the below – and contains some of the most impressive examples of Socialist realism art in the city.
Am Treptower Park, 12435 Berlin
Metro: S Treptower Park S8 S9 S42 S45 S46