"viewing random communist..." History - Cold War Tip by miromi

History - Cold War, Berlin: 56 reviews and 129 photos


viewing random communist monuments
I actually find ugly communist monuments kind of beautiful in their own way so I enjoyed both the scary Alexanderplatz areas and the beautiful old crumbling neighborhoods with more traditional Berlinese architecture. One thing about crazy communist monuments is that they were really creative with their cement and used a great deal of it in enormous and interesting ways. Today they seem a little empty and sad. These places are also full of packs of tourists, so if you're really lonely you can go here and offer to take pictures of people and authoritatively tell little stories about the monument until they figure out you're just a random tourist yourself

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  • Written Sep 7, 2002
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