Located in public space, the East Side Gallery is publicly accessible around the clock.
Located at the Mühlenstraße in Berlin Friedrichshain is the longest open air gallery in the world, with 1,316 meters forming part of the border between East and West Berlin.
It opened February - September 1990, and was renovated February - September 2009.
One hundred and one large format images painted directly on the wall are for the joy of the fall of the wall, for overcoming the Iron Curtain in Europe, the euphoria over the peace, freedom from persecution, spying and lack of freedom and hope for a better, more human society.
For personal stories, hopes and dreams.
The East Side Gallery is understood as a monument to the fall of the Berlin Wall and the peaceful resolution of boundaries and conventions between companies and people.
More than 3 million visitors come to the East Side Gallery every year.
In addition, the East Side Gallery is still the only authentic monument of reunification for over twenty years.