Must see when in Berlin! Amazing guides with a lot of knowledge about what happened in there. The political prisoners where there in months and moths without ANY form of contact to their people. Insane and very very scary!
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This Stasi prison is definitely to be seen if you want to understand what the DDR citizens had to experience not too long ago.
We had a great tour guide who invoked so many emotions when explaining the Statsi prison and the horrors that prisoners endured for very often only expressing freedoms we take for granted
We found this a very well presented museum and are very grateful that it has been preserved for people to witness. We had a guided tour which was excellent. In addition the permanent exhibition has been very well prepared. The people behind this museum deserve...More
We visited Hohenschoenhausen and took the guided tour with an English speaking young lady, who was very well informed and articulate. Here is where the most surveilled population in history would find uniquely brutal interrogation and torture by their own countrymen, the Stasi police, confused...More
ideal is to climb up to the tower behind the road and watch the wall and its original structure from the top. It looks like a mine field, when you have a bit of luck and bomb do not explode, you will be shot from...More
I stumbled upon this memorial upon chance whilst trawling the internet. This was one of the highlights of the trip. For anybody that, like myself, is interested in the former DDR, this was a very informative insight in to how the Stasi operated. Our tour...More
I never realized how deep this part of history had influenced the German people until this visit. I would highly recommend the guided tour and this is something that is so heavy but important. I admire how the face this dark history and try to...More
This is an old prison used after WW2 by an organism of the GDR called the Stassi (short for State's Security Ministerium). You can visit the museum which costs nothing but the real interesting thing is the guided tour through the prison. The guide is...More