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Checkpoint Charlie

Berlin, Germany
4.3 / 11
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.
Checkpoint Charlie
Address:Friedrichstraße 43-45, Berlin


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 »

Kevin Mies

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 »

Jacky Lim

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 »

Marcos S

Ver interesting place and very quiet probably due to the COVID restrictions.

Md Sazzadul Ahsan Talukda

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 »

Candra Burns

Amazing experience in a very historic place! Great fun and cool to see in this life time.

Sudesh Shetty

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 »

Juan Pimentel

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 »

Harshita Tiwari

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 »

Yazan Alsaif

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 »

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