|Location||Alt-Treptow, Treptow-Köpenick, Berlin|
It was the location of the Great Industrial Exposition of Berlin in 1896. It is a popular place for recreation of Berliners and a tourist attraction. On 14 July 1987 it was used by British band Barclay James Harvest for the first ever open-air concert by a western rock band in the German Democratic Republic.
Soviet war memorial
Its prominent feature is the Soviet War Memorial (sometimes translated as the "Soviet Cenotaph"), built to the design of the Soviet architect Yakov Belopolsky to commemorate the 80,000 Soviet soldiers who fell in the Battle of Berlin in April–May 1945. It was opened four years after the war ended, on May 8, 1949.
Panoramic view of the Memorial
Illustration made in relief as part of Soviet War Memorial in Treptower Park
A view into the pedestal of the memorial
Statue of kneeling Soviet soldier at the memorial
- Media related to Treptower Park at Wikimedia Commons
- Website der Bürgerinitiative Treptower Park
- Rollercoaster Database - Spree-Park Info