Look out for the quotations carved into the sides of the huge pillars of granite, which tell the story of the war from the Soviet perspective.
This vast memorial was built to commemorate 5,000 of an estimated 80,000 Russian soldiers who died in the Battle of Berlin, defeating Hitler, in May 1945.
It was one of three memorials constructed, and served as the main memorial in the subsequently annexed East Berlin, opening four years after the end of the war.
A competition was announced shortly after the end of the war, and the winning entry was a confluence of plans drawn up by an architect, a sculptor, an engineer and a painter. It is a lasting reminder of the tragedy that befell the Russian people during the Second World War. Over 25 million Russians - more than the citizens of any other nation - were killed.
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