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Checkpoint Charlie Tickets & Tours

With tours of Checkpoint Charlie, see a noted Berlin attraction that serves a reminder of the former border crossing, the Cold War and the partition of Berlin. The iconic setting for real world politics, diplomacy, and espionage, Checkpoint Charlie has also been used as the backdrop to many a film and T.V. series. For personnel of the Allied forces, it was the only crossing point into East Berlin. Its possibly the most well-known border crossing in history; and for that reason and others, Checkpoint Charlie is considered a must-see attraction in Berlin. See where the Berlin Wall once stood, pose for a photo with Allied guards, and then cross over into what was once Soviet-controlled East Berlin!
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Our tips for Checkpoint Charlie

  • Look up. Try to find the sign during your Checkpoint Charlie tour. It is a faithful replica of the original that stood at the checkpoint during the Cold War.
  • Look down. Near Checkpoint Charlie is a line of cobblestones. This marks the former location of the Berlin Wall.
  • Look all around. Pieces of the original Checkpoint Charlie can be found all over Berlin. You may wish to visit the Checkpoint Charlie Museum or the Allied Museum to see some original relics from the site.

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