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Checkpoint Charlie

In 1961, the Berlin Wall was erected as a symbol of Cold War division between East and West Germany. Checkpoint Charlie, a small crossing point just east of the wall, became one of the most famous and symbolic barriers in history.

On November 9th, 1989, hours after the fall of the Berlin Wall, thousands of people gathered at Checkpoint Charlie to celebrate. The event is now known as "the night of democracy."

0.2 km away

Friedrichstrasse

The Friedrichstrasse is a street in Berlin, Germany. It stretches from the Spree River in the north to the Luisenburg Palace in the south and from Bernauer Strasse in the west to Invalidenstrasse in the east. The street was named after Frederick II of Prussia.

The neoclassical buildings on either side of Friedrichstrasse were built between 1806 and 1812 by the architect Karl Friedrich Schinkel. They replaced an earlier row of timber-framed houses that had been destroyed in a fire during the Napoleonic Wars. The boulevard owes its name to King Frederick William III of Prussia who commissioned Schinkel to build it as part of his grand plans for Berlin.

0.2 km away

Mauermuseum - Haus am Checkpoint Charlie

Mauermuseum - Haus am Checkpoint Charlie Berlin

One of Berlin's most popular museums is the Mauermuseum, located at the former Checkpoint Charlie border crossing. The museum tells the story of Berlin's history through exhibitions on both sides of the Iron Curtain. The museum also has a large collection of artifacts from the Cold War period, including tanks and military vehicles from both sides. There is also a section on Berlin's history as a center for art and culture during the Cold War.

0.3 km away

Quartier Schuetzenstrasse

The Quartier Schuetzenstrasse Berlin is a trendy and cosmopolitan district in the center of Berlin. It's full of small boutiques, art galleries, and restaurants. The area is popular with young professionals and students. There's also a lot of nightlife in the area.

0.3 km away

German Institute for Economic Research

The German Institute for Economic Research Berlin (DIW Berlin) is a research institution located in Berlin, Germany. It was founded in 1929 as the "Deutsche Kolonialinstitut" by the then German Empire. It was renamed to "Deutsche Wirtschafts- und Sozialforschung" in 1949, and to its current name in 1978. The DIW Berlin is one of the largest economic research institutions in Germany, with a total staff of over 800 people. The institute's main focus is economic policy research, but it also conducts research into other economic topics such as business cycles, international trade, and industrial organization.

0.4 km away

Topography of Terror

The Berlin Wall fell in 1989, and since then the city has been plagued by a series of terrorist attacks. The topography of terror in Berlin is marked by small, isolated pockets of violence that are difficult to predict or prevent.

The city is divided into nine sectors, each with its own police force and intelligence service. But despite the best efforts of the police and security services, terrorists have been able to strike at will, often targeting civilians who are simply going about their everyday lives.

One of the most notorious terrorist hotspots in Berlin is the Tiergarten district, home to many government buildings and the iconic Berlin Zoo. In 2002, two bombs detonated near the zoo, killing 12 people and injuring more than 50. Since then, Tiergarten has been targeted repeatedly by terrorists, with more than a dozen assaults reported there between 2009 and 2016.

Another area of high risk is Moabit-Schöneberg, which is home to several refugee shelters and a large Muslim community. Terrorists have carried out multiple attacks in this area over the years, including a bombing at a Sikh temple in 2012 that left six people dead.

0.4 km away

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