The East Side Gallery is a monument in Berlin’s district of Friedrichshain. The permanent Open Air Gallery shows over 100 artworks from artists from all over the world. After the tha wall came down in 1989, it was painted in the spring of 1990. All pictures deal with a common subject: the peaceful reunification and the hopes for a unified future.
- How many people visit the East Side Gallery each year?
3 Million people visit the East Side Gallery each year.
- Do you still see the original paintings from 1990?
No you can't. In 2009, the East Side Gallery was renovated and the original artworks were replaced by replicas.
Did you know that …?
… the East Side Gallery with it’s 1316 meters is the world’s longest open air gallery?