People, buildings and colourful pieces of the Berlin wall at Checkpoint Charlie Border post, Friederichstrasse, Berlin

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People, buildings and colourful pieces of the Berlin wall at Checkpoint Charlie Border post, Friederichstrasse, Berlin
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Checkpoint C - a crossing point between East and West Berlin for foreigners and members of the Allied forces. Situated at the Junction of Friedrich Strasse, Mauerstrasse and Zimmerstrasse. East and West Berlin were divided by the Berlin Wall which was constructed in 1961 to prevent Easten bloc emigration. The wall was opened in 1989 and the course of the former wall and border is marked by cobblestones in the street.
Location: Friederichstrasse, Berlin, Germany, Europe