Topography of Terror

Berlin: Third Reich sites

by Chris on December 1, 2010

A Berlin Nazi tour of places associated with the Third Reich and Hitler in Berlin, including the site of Hitler’s bunker, Nazi architecture on Wilhelmstrasse and Daniel Libeskind’s Jewish Museum
Brandenberg Gate, Third Reich tour, Berlin, Germany

Here’s the thing: As much as I enjoyed our recent trip to Berlin, I’m not sure I’d rank it as a top romantic destination. There’s just too much depressing recent history. Sure, we could have concentrated on the city’s modern art and design scene, opting to spend our time at the city’s clubs and restaurants. […]


Berlin has two museums that focus on the Berlin Wall (die Mauern): The Topography of Terror and the Checkpoint Charlie Museum. We visit both and review.
Topography of Terror, Berlin Wall, Berlin, Germany

After viewing the colorful murals of the Berlin Wall’s East Side Gallery, we tackled the task of visiting two of the city’s museums dedicated to die Mauern: The Topography of Terror and the Checkpoint Charlie Museum. The Topography of Terror consists of two parts. The open air portion of information panels, interviews and photos stretches […]