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Potsdamer Platz, 10785 Berlin  


This exhibition at Potsdamer Platz is made up of displays hung between original segments of the Berlin Wall. Created in 2005 as a temporary exhibition, it was made permanent due to very positive public response.

Bahnhof Friedrichstraße

Friedrichstraße 142, 10117 Berlin  


As an important travel hub between the West Berlin sectors, despite it being located entirely in the Soviet occupied West Berlin More…

Bornholmer Straße

Bornholmer Straße 65, 10439 BER  


The northmost checkpoint within the city stretched from Bösebrücke bridge to Malmöer Straße. This border crossing was the first to be breached after the fall of the wall. More…


Chausseestraße 92, 10115 Berlin  


A low-profile border crossing, at the intersection of Chausseestraße and Liesenstraße, it was the location of an escape attempt on 8 April 1989, during which shots were fired.

Checkpoint Charlie

Friedrichstraße 43-45, 10117 Berlin  


At Friedrichstraße, and featured in many cold-war era spy movies and books, this was the most famous of the border crossings. It was the only designated crossing for foreigners and Allied Forces. More…

Führungsstelle Schlesischer Busch

Puschkinallee 55, 12435 Berlin  


In Schlesischer park, a former four storey watchtower still stands. It was a command tower from which 18 other watch towers were supervised. The nearby border security was also supervised from here.

Gedenkstätte Berliner Mauer

Bernauer Straße 111, 13355 Berlin  


The “Berlin Wall Memorial”, was built in 1998 to commemorate the division the wall created, and the deaths that occurred because of it. It includes a Chapel of Reconciliation, a visitor center and a 60m section of the border and wall.

Gedenkstätte Günter Litfin

Kieler Straße 2, 10115 Berlin  


A former watchtower, named after Günter Litfin, a tailor from Weissensee, who was the first person to be shot dead by border guards while trying to flee East Berlin. The tower was restored by Günter’s brother, Jürgen Liftin who also conducts tours there today.