The Berlin Wall in Pictures

December 15, 2014

The East Side Gallery in Berlin, Germany, is an incredibly moving memorial. It is a section left from the Berlin Wall, a little under a mile long. There are beautiful art depictions on the east side of the wall from over 100 artists.

My friend Leslie and I walked the length of the wall in silence. All of the paintings are full of emotion, and are each incredibly unique in their own way. One could only imagine what it must have been like to be here during this time. There is vandalism on some parts of the wall, obscuring what the artist had originally painted. Below are a few of my favorites, ones that moved me the most. Which paintings grabbed your attention? 

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This is one of my favorites, the colors are incredible. 

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A powerful quote. 

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No more wars, no more walls, a united world. 

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Vandalism on the Berlin Wall, although it seems to add to the beauty, in a way. 

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4 comments

  1. Comment by Timothy Price

    Timothy Price December 15, 2014 at 3:31 pm

    That’s a lot of good wall art!

    • Comment by monvar117@gmail.com

      monvar117@gmail.com December 15, 2014 at 7:38 pm

      I agree! 😀

  2. Comment by Nikita

    Nikita June 20, 2015 at 5:41 pm

    So moving. We have many of the same favorites!

    • Comment by Globe Trottica

      Globe Trottica June 20, 2015 at 6:43 pm

      It’s such a beautiful place to visit 😀 Thanks for reading, Nikita!

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