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“Good to see, but don’t spend long”
Review of Checkpoint Charlie

Checkpoint Charlie
Ranked #312 of 1 006 things to do in Berlin
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Loads of people standing in the road all taking pictures. Seems the guards charge you for getting up close for pictures, so avoid that. Nearby shop is a bit of a rip off.

Thank ronniebignell
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I visited this Memorial with friends today and found this very informative.
I highly recommend a visit to this area if in Berlin

Thank GE2539
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Must see because it is famous. That's why I went . However the guys standing there are strippers wearing uniforms and they charge you 3 euros for a photo. They look ridiculous.

Thank Sanaa29
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place deserves a better role. It is overrun by tourists and only very early you still can imagine the reality of this military border crossing in the DDR days. The history is more relevant then the place. I would say go very early in the day or read better about it ...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I was in West Berlin in the mid eighties and to get there had to drive through the DDR vial the canal transit. What is left of Checkpoint Charlie is a disappointment, with some guys dressed up as US Army personnel slouching about. All around are shops peddling overpriced souvenirs. A thought occurred to me, with all the bits of the wall for sale in shops and assuming it’s been like that since the fall of the DDR, the wall must be as long at the Great Wall of China to yield up so many pieces

Thank Constructionman53
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