Berlin Wall

The Berlin Wall may be physically gone but it is still present in the city as a tourist site, as a commemorative site, and as a vestige of the physical reality.  Plaques set into the sidewalks mark the location of the wall so that, if you are paying attention, you can always see when you cross between former East and West Berlin.

An outdoor exhibit by Checkpoint Charlie tells history of the Berlin Wall

One of the few portions of the Wall that was preserved -- this is the East German side which was not covered with grafitti

Pieces of the wall on display near Checkpoint Charlie


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