Berlin Wall - Checkpoint Charlie


52° 30' 27.3348" N, 13° 23' 25.3248" E
General info: 

One of most significant milestones in European history – The Berlin Wall with its numerous checkpoints that remind us of a crucial time and the Cold War. The Checkpoint Charlie (or Checkpoint C) was the name given by the Western Allies to the best-known Berlin Wall crossing point between East Berlin and West Berlin during the mentioned War. It was designated as the single crossing point (by foot or by car) for foreigners and members of the Allied forces.

After the dissolution of the Eastern Bloc and the reunification of Germany, the building at Checkpoint Charlie became a tourist attraction. It is now located in the Allied Museum in the Dahlem neighborhood of Berlin.

Getting there: 

Stadtmitte/Krausenstr. (U): U6
Kochstr./Checkpoint Charlie (Berlin) (U): U6
Stadtmitte/Leipziger Str. (Berlin) (U): U6
Stadtmitte (Berlin) (U): U2, U6
Stadtmitte/Krausenstr. (U): 147, 265
Kochstr./Checkpoint Charlie (Berlin) (U): M29
Stadtmitte/Leipziger Str. (Berlin) (U): M48
Charlottenstr. (Berlin): M29
Stadtmitte (Berlin) (U): M48
Jerusalemer Str. (Berlin): 147, 265, M48


Always accessible and free.

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