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Checkpoint Charlie

Berlin, Germany
4.4 / 29
An iconic and cult place on Friedrichstrasse, a symbol of the confrontation between two irreconcilable enemies of the Cold War - the USSR and the USA. After the partition of Germany, a border was crossed here and a military checkpoint was set up. It was at Checkpoint Charlie that the tank confrontation took place during the Berlin crisis of 1958-1962, during which the world came close to nuclear war.
Address:Friedrichstraße 43-45, Berlin

The hottest point where East and West Berlin come into contact with each other. Here you can learn symbolic photographs of the soldiers of the East an.. Read more »
Definitely one of the top places in Berlin to visit. It is basically an outdoor monument. You can visit anytime of day or night. There are several mus.. Read more »
I enjoyed my time here, as we passed by this landmark during my walking tour. I would recommend to go on a tour or at least have some knowledge/contex.. Read more »
It is incredible to be able to check a piece of history still there in the middle of Berlin. Important place to visit while in the city. There is very.. Read more »
Also known as "Checkpoint C", this was the best-known crossing point of the Berlin Wall and a symbol of the Cold War. There are extremely popular plac.. Read more »
Cool scenery being at such a monumental place. For those who don’t know, this was a border crossing during the Cold War between East and West Berlin. .. Read more »
Despite this place probably being overrated I really enjoyed my time here, so much that I can’t not give it five stars. The historic significance of t.. Read more »
This historical landmark has been turned into a tourist spot. There is not much space to look around and it's very busy. To take a good picture requir.. Read more »
Wow. So much had changed since the wall fell. Hardly recognizable at all. Looks nothing like when I used to live in East Berlin in the 80s and cros.. Read more »
This has to be one of my favorite historical places in Berlin for me. The reason is that it conveys the message of that cold war era Berlin where we .. Read more »
This has to be one of my favorite historical places in Berlin for me. The reason is that it conveys the message of that cold war era Berlin where we .. Read more »
Amazing piece of American history! I highly recommend making the stop. Just to the left of the first picture is an incredible gift shop where you can .. Read more »
It's is cool, you need a lot of time to spend there because it is a lot of info. They have really impressive things but on the other hand, I think the.. Read more »
There is a historical significance to this site, as it represents the division between west and east Berlin. An unforgettable experience, especially f.. Read more »
This is a very unassuming attraction but full of historical significance. It was here sixty years ago that a military standoff between USA and Soviet .. Read more »
Great place to visit and learn a little more about the Berlin Wall. There are food trucks there and a small museum inside that is run by donations (bu.. Read more »
Must-see in Berlin! Its an interesting and important piece of history. There are two museums nearby, we went to the Black Box museum which was free at.. Read more »
So much history here. You might feel somewhat underwhelmed if you don't know the history of the division of Berlin by the Allies at the end of WWII. I.. Read more »
nice place. checkpoint charlie is historically important place but today it is more must have photo from this place. during my visit it was crowded an.. Read more »
The exhibition is amazing! Extremely informative yet also focused on the fate of individuals. Sadly the exhibition wasn't structured too well. It's ni.. Read more »
Be prepared for what it is, a tourist destination. It gives a good example of what the checkpoints looked like and you can learn a little bit about th.. Read more »
It is a recreation of the original Check Point. There is a museum there, but I didn't entered, so I don't know if it is worth it (didn't feel like it).. Read more »
We spent half a day in this area to include the museum. Museum has some amazing historical stories, some were things Ive only seen in movies until I w.. Read more »
This tourist attraction, during the Cold War (1947 - 1991), was a military checkpoint set up in August 1961 when the Berlin Wall was erected. Before t.. Read more »
Berlin - a journey through earth's history. A monument to the victory of love. Standing at former military checkpoint Charlie and enjoying the scenic .. Read more »
Listed as one of the places of interest in Berlin, we reached but found out that it is just a very small checkpoint. You can take some photos there bu.. Read more »
Ver interesting place and very quiet probably due to the COVID restrictions.
A place of historical significance. I reached there at night. Restaurants are there. Walking distance from Brandenburger Tor. But if you know the his.. Read more »
Amazing experience in a very historic place! Great fun and cool to see in this life time.
What an amazing site which takes you back to the days of WW2. There are people still parading and acting like in the days of cold war period. Had a gr.. Read more »
Nice classic place to visit but not so interested.
Historic, for sure, so it’s worth a trip (and it’s conveniently located right at the subway). There are a few souvenir shops and walls with photos wor.. Read more »
Mind that its just a board and check box on the road, so don't plan a whole day or even few hours for this unless you wanna eat in the restaurants aro.. Read more »
A great place of interest for all the visitors of Berlin. It marks the line where the American area and influence ends while the Russian area begins. .. Read more »