Denkmal der Spanienkämpfer


Created by Fritz Cremer between 1966 and 1968, this monumental sculpture pays respect to the 2000 to 3000 Germans who died fighting fascism in the Spanish Civil War (1936–39). It's set on the edge of the Volkspark Friedrichshain.

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1. Volkspark Friedrichshain

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2. Mont Klamott

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3. Märchenbrunnen

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4. Friedhof der Märzgefallenen

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6. Karl-Marx-Allee

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7. Computerspielemuseum

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8. Park Inn Panorama Terrasse

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