Eastside Gallery

Distance from Hotel: 2.1 Km

The East Side Gallery in Berlin-Friedrichshain is a world renowned and longest lasting open air gallery. It is located on the longest remaining stretch of the Berlin Wall in the Mühlenstraße between train station Berlin Ostbahnhof and Oberbaumbrücke along the Spree river.

In the spring of 1990, after the opening of the Berlin Wall, this section was painted by 118 artists from 21 countries over a length of 1316 meters.The artists commented in about 100 paintings on the wall of the former east side with a wide variety of artistic means of the political changes of 1989/90. Because of structural measures it is now no longer completely intact, the motifs that became unrecognizable were repainted in detail in 2009.