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.


Sonnenallee 389-411, 12437 Berlin  


This was one of the quieter border crossings. It became better known after the 1999 comedy movie with the same name. Today it is marked with a double line of cobble stones, and a Berlin History Mile information board.


Warschauer Straße 43, 10243 Berlin  


Crossing the River Spree, this beautiful double-decker bridge is well-known Berlin landmark. When the Berlin Wall went up in 1961 Oberbaumbrucke crossed the border from West to East Berlin. More…

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…