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U.S. Army Checkpoint Charlie

Photos of Checkpoint Charlie

Checkpoint Charlie is Berlin’s most famous Cold War-era border crossing. The site remains a moving testament to the division of the city, between the Russian and American sectors. Historically, it is important because it functioned between August 1961 and 1990 as the main entry and exit point for diplomats, journalists and non-Germans who were allowed […]

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Berlin sous les nuages

Photos in the streets of Berlin

Marked in the 20th century by the Wall that divided Berlin in two parts between 1961 and 1989, the city gradually returned to being the political, economic and cultural heart of the country at the turn of the 1990s. The city is very large, eight times the size of Paris! Berlin is divided into twelve […]

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Attraction sur Alexanderplatz, de nuit

Photos of Alexanderplatz (Berlin)

Alexanderplatz, “Alex” for Berliners, a cattle market in the Middle Ages, a place of military parades and a maneuvering field for the nearby barracks until the middle of the 19th century, received this name in honor of the Tsar of Russia. Alexander I, on the occasion of his visit in Berlin in 1805. On November […]

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