The Parliament of Trees
There is an unusual garden in the middle of Berlin: In 1990, artist Ben Wagin created the Parliament of Trees by beginning to plant the former border strip of the Berlin Wall opposite the Reichstag, thus creating a memorial to the victims of the Berlin Wall and a monument against war and violence. The installation includes trees, evidence of the former border installations, pictures and texts. Names of the victims of the Wall are inscribed on granite slabs.
The guided tour focuses on the artist Ben Wagin, his life and work and provides an overview of the creation and development of the creative and unique memorial.
- Parliament of Trees
- Adults, Schools & Organizations
- Group size
- Min. 10 persons
- 1 hour
- German, English, Spanish, Greek
- Free for school children, adults € 3.50, reduced € 2.50 per person. For groups of less than 10 people, a base fee of €35.00 applies.
- Meeting Point
Parliament of Trees
Schiffbauerdamm (next to number 40, Bundespressekonferenz / Federal Press Conference ), 10117 Berlin
Wearing an FPP2 mask is recommended.
The outdoor area of the memorial is not barrier-free. A toilet is not available.