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View Checkpoint Charlie in 360 virtual tour

If there is one symbol that reminds Berliners about the Cold War, it is Checkpoint Charlie, as it separated East and West Berlin. The Wall was built in 1961 and stopped people from the Eastside to travel to the Westside. The wall had three check posts, out of which Checkpoint Charlie became extremely famous. It was the only place via which foreigners could cross from East to West. The checkpoint was removed almost thirty years later, during the time the reunification, but the place still holds historical importance and is considered an important landmark when it comes to the city’s history. Currently, visitors can go to the area and they will find some bricks that lie on the path where the Berlin Wall once stood. Other than this, there is a sign that points towards the original site, and a replica of the original check post. Visitors can pay a visit to the Haus am Checkpoint Charlie and learn more about the city’s history, the Wall, and World War II.