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"Checkpoint Charlie" Checkpoint Charlie Tip by sim1

Checkpoint Charlie, Berlin: 170 reviews and 289 photos


I only had a few hours to spend in Berlin, and hadn't done any preperations at all! So I had no clue where to go or what to see. The only think I had was a very small map of the city center, showing some of the sights to see. So on this cold, winter day, I strolled through the city, wondering what would be around the next corner... hahaha, because I had no clue :-)

So please come and join me, on my walk through Berlin, and let me show you some images of this city....

Checkpoint Charlie

It was strange standing here... there is not so much to see here anymore. Just this sign, and the small checkpoint. But images went through my head, newsflashes, such an important historic place this has been. I stood here, wondering how it must have been like here, before the Wall came down... thinking. Strange to realize that is not that long ago that the Wall came down. But looking down the street and walking in Berlin, nothing really indicates what a strange situation it was here, a divided city, not so very long ago.

Address: Friedrichstraße, Corner Kochstraße
Directions: U-Bahn: Kochstrasse
Phone: (030) 25 37 25-0

Review Helpfulness: 1.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Updated Sep 3, 2002
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