"Checkpoint Charlie" Checkpoint Charlie Tip by mvtouring

Checkpoint Charlie, Berlin: 171 reviews and 291 photos

Checkpoint Charlie was the best known border crossing between East and West. In October 1961 American and Russian tanks faced each other here, when the USA intervened to defend the fundamental rights of Berlin's special status. Many times Checkpoint Charlie was the scene of demonstrations. It was here where Peter Fechter blead to death before the eyes of the world. Finally on 22 June 1990 Checkpoint charlie was demolished. Today you will find students there dressed in the diff uniforms to show us what it used to look like.

Address: Friedrichstraße, Corner Kochstraße
Directions: U-Bahn: Kochstrasse
Phone: (030) 25 37 25-0
Website: http://www.mauer-museum.com

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  • Written Jul 13, 2008
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