Bike Touring Highlight
Straße des 17. Juni is part of the major east-west axis in Berlin and part of federal highways 2 and 5. The street is located in the districts of Tiergarten and Charlottenburg. It is dedicated to the commemoration of the popular uprising in the GDR in 1953. As a further memorial for German unity, a three-meter-long wall monument was erected west of the then intersection of Straße des 17. Juni with the relief road (today: Yitzhak-Rabin-Straße) near the Soviet War Memorial immediately after the Berlin Wall was built in 1961 the Board of Trustees set up Indivisible Germany.
Right on the bike path.
Accessible at any time.
August 30, 2016
Direct connection between Ernst-Reuther-Platz to the Brandenburg Gate. Although a busy road but there is in return also a useful bicycle strip. And last but not least, there are views of some of Berlin's most important sights, including the Victory Column and the Great Soviet War Memorial. Small detail: the row of lanterns left and right of the street dates back to the time of National Socialism and was designed by Albert Speer.
October 15, 2016
In fact, it is only worthwhile to cycle here by bike. Otherwise, I recommend the Bremer Weg, which runs parallel in the Tiergarten, is much quieter and nicer through the Tiergarten (only partially paved, otherwise good gravel surface) and above all without loud and heavy traffic right next to it. The Straße des 17. Juni (or the Bremer Weg next to it) is part of the most popular east-west connection in Berlin.
January 19, 2020
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