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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I love the history of checkpoint Charlie so the museum is worth a look, however the place itself is in the middle of a very busy shopping street which makes it hard to take pictures etc ...

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

If you're close, worth a photo for the family scrapbook, that's about it for Checkpoint Charlie. Was worth it but we were staying about a 3 minute walk away so no effort was involved. A nice little piece of history.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

If you have time you can visit this place. It was the crossing point between east Berlin and West Berlin, you can see a small piece from berlin wall there also.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank cycy8
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Easy to reach by U-bahn (station Kochstrasse). Not much to see. On the border you can get a photo with fake soldiers (3€ cost).

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Marjoreissaaja
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Visited the wall in a couple of places - the East side gallery being the best But Check point Charlie is the most famous and had to be done The best bit was the 180 exhibition housed next to the checkpoint

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank smarbers
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This is nothing but a tourist scam. I wanted to believe that it was murky authentic but there was a McDonald’s right there and they were loudly playing American pop music. There are 2 men dressed as former guards. You pay them 1€ to take...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank GeetanjaliS90
Reviewed 2 days ago

For the history buffs, and the area around it has some of the most iconic landmarks too. Don't bother going in the day, pick pockets and scammers lurk, and crowds make it difficult to walk around. Visit in the evening after dinner, no one's around...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank DougChan
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Was on my”must see” list but it’s totally underwhelming as it’s become a tourist trap. If you use it as an excuse to see East Central Berlin it may have some redeeming value, but it’s been relegated to a photo opp surrounded by stores that...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank ScottD58
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Well, if you want a bit of history, this is your place. Quite emotional when you read the story boards. You also see a bit of the wall. This is free but you can pay a few euros for a small onsite museum. There are...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Sckiwi1984
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The actual checkpoint buildings in the middle of the road are for tourist viewing. The real info is on the corner on the inside and outside of street hoarding. A must read and a visit is recommended

Date of experience: December 2018
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Berlin's revolutionary heart and immigrant roots can
both be found in Kreuzberg, but this central
neighbourhood is beginning a new chapter. In the
1950s and '60s, Turkish guest workers settled around
Kottbusser Tor, while in the 1980s and '90s,
rambunctious squatters and artists gathered to live a
carefree life here. An old hospital even became a
hotspot of riots between squatters and police. Today
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18 June 2018|
Response from CesarFClemente | Reviewed this property |
El Checkpoint Charlie está siempre abierto pero los soldados para la foto estan durante el dia.
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Response from MsWorldTravel | Reviewed this property |
Yes, you can. No need to worry about that. On the other hand, the price is not worth the "experience". Anyway, it's your choice, Aidan. Good luck!