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Checkpoint Charlie

Friedrichstr. 43-45, 10969 Berlin, Germany
+49 30 2537250
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Friedrichstr. 43-45, 10969 Berlin, Germany
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Interesting to see, even though it's a reconstruction ( and they freely mention that in the information) The guys that man the point for the photos are patient and get involved after all it was cold whilst we were there The museum nearby is interesting...More

Thank travelling0n
Reviewed yesterday

Well this was worth visiting as its the most famous reminder of the Cold War and the Berlin Wall. When we visited this location it was drizzling with rain and it put a bit of a damper on it. They had a couple of guys...More

Thank Philip F
Reviewed yesterday

See the old Cold War photos to appreciate the history, even though you are surrounded by tourists climbing over each other for a photo opportunity with the guards. Bring your passport and get 6 stamps from the old border checkpoint.

Thank Richard-Julie_K
Reviewed 2 days ago

Visited on Monday 2nd October. A must see when you visit Berlin, our guide explained the history of this important landmark during Berlin's turbulent past.

1  Thank Michael-4551
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Some English friends were keen to check this out but what a disappointment. It's really just a tourist trap, nothing else. There is a small display with info about the wall and you can pay to take photos with actors dressed as soldiers. But really...More

Thank Kiwi-1976
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Great piece of history. Lots of Information and things to look at inside and out. Busy with tourists. Photo opportunity.

Thank DebbieRat
Reviewed 2 days ago

The checkpoint brings back the history of divided Germany. You can see the museum there, and get lots of photos. The place is always very busy, and you will find lots of restaurants, shops, and cafes around. So you can spend one hour of quality...More

Thank rafa e
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I was really keen to visit Checkpoint Charlie as my Dad had used it often when stationed in Berlin for his National Service. So I guess I had formed an idea in my head what it was going to be like, therefore on arrival I...More

Thank C1areC
Reviewed 3 days ago

After reading other reviews prior to going there, we did not bother with the museum. The checkpoint itself, is something that tourists want to see. You have, no doubt, heard about Checkpoint Charlie For a couple of euros, you can even get your picture taken...More

Thank Ricmar60
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The idea is excellent and provides insight to the border control, the now fake guards are in fact male models, whom you can pay to be photographed with, however the charge of 3 euro per person is I feel overpriced, otherwise worth checking out,

Thank Lorraine W
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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Aidan C
31 January 2017|
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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!
Jason V
21 August 2016|
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Response from Gemma H | Reviewed this property |
The checkpoint Charlie museum itself (paid entry one ) at least a couple of hours. I'd say a good hour to look at the visual timeline in the area & same again for topography of terrors which Is just around the corner. Would... More
Cathy M
9 March 2016|
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Response from John G | Reviewed this property |
As far as I have heard it is not a legal stamp and could make entry to various countries difficult. They will at least query it