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Karl-Marx-Allee, Berlin, Germany
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

It was more the thought and feel self induced.Too many merchants sort of took the cultural light of the street.A small walk with Karl and his works in mind would be fine for Das Kapital :)

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Ana Maria T
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

You may like Karl Marx Allee - I am not so much impressed. Everything is too cold and monumental for my taste. So I learned a lot about German history there but the Allee left me "soulless" behind. More interesting than the whole Allee are...More

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed 24 September 2018

fantastic old buildings in the style of communist eastern block can be seen along the long wide avenue. not such a great outing in wet weather

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Claire C
Reviewed 14 September 2018 via mobile

Not really a lot to see other thsn the attractive buildings, built to be a showcase for the GDR. Msny shops, some selling tourist tat, but many selling unusual items. Plenty of restaraunts and bars, with the occassional small supermarket. Well worth walking around. A...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Pat D
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

We was there to the 22. Internationales Berliner Bierfestival. 😄🍺 From Strausberger Platz. to Petersburger Strasse. 2.400 Bierspezialitäten aus aller Welt. That is a lot of beer. 🍻 From freday to sunday. Viele virklich fröhliche Menchen. 🤗😎

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 3 August 2018 via mobile

Karl Marx Allee is a very impressive boulevard that was constructed post war in 1945 to showcase Soviet power ( aggression ). Measuring 90 metres wide and over 2 kilometres long the architecture along here is depending on your viewpoint either grand and magnificent or...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank 293neilk
Reviewed 15 July 2018

This is where the 2007 film was shot. The bookshop featured at the end of the film, the Karl Marx bookstore, actually exists and can be found at no 78. Walk further down Karl-Marx-Allee (away from Alexanderplatz) and turn off down Marchlewskistrasse on the left...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank lonewolf44
Reviewed 22 June 2018 via mobile

❤️ beautiful and impressive, I live in this area and love to walk around wondering what it was like years ago

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Nadja K
Reviewed 2 June 2018 via mobile

Do not confuse this with the vibrant Karl Marx Strasse area in New Koln. Go south and be happy. More happy.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank giffenk
Reviewed 20 May 2018

The street was the highlight of the Germany's reconstruction under the former GDR and has been preserved in its original form. So a walk along the street takes you back to Stalinist era city planning. The wide boulevard is beautifully laid out with domed towers...More

Date of experience: June 2017
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