Gedenk- und Begegnungsstatte Leistikowstrasse, Potsdam

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  • I booked both tours, which our fantastic guide Armin combined into one big tour for us. Armin gave us a tour of the former sealed-off Soviet town within Potsdam, gave us a wider context before the...  more »
  • You can take bus 603 from the center of Postdam - just a few stops past Cecilienhof - then walk back about 5 minutes from the busstop. I say this, because when you ask locals - most don't know this.....  more »
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  • Certainly worth a visit. Easy to get to by team and admission is free. Those interested in GDR era history will appreciate a visit. Displays and exhibits in German, Russian and English.
  • Intense and well illustrated insight in the Russian KGB operations in East Germany before the demise of communism. Political prisoners were held here under inhuman conditions. A must see when in Potsdam, but prepare for a depressing and emotional experience about the danger of totalitarianism for innocent civilians. Be aware of the chance that in the early eighties Vladja Putin visited these premises doing his dedicated job as a young KGB official.

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