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Berlin Guidefor vistors and residents
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The statues are surrounded by decorative elements showing black-and-white photographs depicting scenes from Socialism's history. The ensemble was designed by sculptor Ludwig Engelhardt.
Marx-Engels Forum is a nice place to take a break from sightseeing: there are lots of well-shaded park benches around the outer edges, and on the corner nearest the Rathaus there's a kiosk with attached toilet facilities.
DDR Museum (GDR Museum) (0.1 km), Ampelmann Shop in the DomAquarée (0.2 km), Palast der Republik (0.2 km), St. Marienkirche (0.3 km), Spree-Island (Spreeinsel) (0.3 km), Rotes Rathaus (Red City Hall) (0.3 km), State Council Building (0.4 km), Kilkenny Irish Pub (0.4 km), Unter den Linden (0.4 km)