Society & Culture:Places & Travel
Berlin Episode 08 In Search of the Berlin Wall
The story of the Berlin Wall will always fascinate. And here it is, along with ideas for three places in Berlin you can visit to see the remaining sections and find out more. Author Rory MacLean summed up the impact first seeing the wall had on him: 'At the heart of the continent were watchtowers, barbed wire and border guards, instructed to shoot fellow citizens who wanted to live under a different government.’
Berlin: Imagine a City by Rory MacLean
Berlin Biography of a City by Barney White-Spunner
Tunnel 29 by Helena Merriman
Haus am Checkpoint Charlie Museum
Berlin Wall Memorial Site
East Side Gallery
Guided tours of the East Side Gallery: either this one or this one
Berlin Tourist Information Centres
Germany Travel Information
City Breaks: all the history and culture you'd research for yourself if you had the time!
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