"Checkpoint Charlie" Checkpoint Charlie Tip by Gillianina

Checkpoint Charlie, Berlin: 170 reviews and 290 photos


All what remains of the legendary checkpoint between the American and Soviet sectors of Berlin, which once featured fences, barriers and a watchtower, is a sign that says: Your are leaving the American Sector (in English, Russian, French and German). After the erection of the Berlin Wall Checkpoint Charlie served as a crossing point for diplomats, embassy members, the allied forces and their relatives, Its named derived from the American spelling of the code: C for ?Charlie?; A for ?Alpha? was located at the highway checkpoint of Helmstedt between East and West Germany, B for ?Bravo? was assigned to the checkpoint Drelinden near Potsdam

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

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  • Updated Oct 24, 2003
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