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A Good Monday Political Tour in Berlin

August 31st, 2010 | Username By Kelly Hayes-Raitt | Comments No Comments »

Mauermuseum Haus am Checkpoint Charlie ( an exhausting, cramped tour of artifacts relating to the Wall (the Mauer), to its guards and to East Berliners who crossed it illegally. There is little historical or political context to the exhibits, so visit the informative display of murals on Zimmerstrasse, just outside and to the right of the museum. Displaying photos and history (in English, too), the large panels are the size of the Wall and run the Wall’s former course.
Checkpoint Charlie

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