The fall of the Wall
On the evening of November 9, 1989, the GDR opened its border crossings to the West for all citizens: The event went down in history as The Fall of the Wall.
Germany has been reunited since October 3, 1990. The peaceful revolution of the people in the GDR had brought down the Wall that had divided Germany into east and west.
Berlin's division until the fall of the Wall in 1989 doubled many things — a real added value for Berlin visitors today. 989 gab es vieles doppelt - heute ein echter Mehrwert für Berlin-Besucher!
Smartphones, selfisticks, cameras: the #EastSideGallery on the #Spree is a tourist magnet. Almost 30 years ago, artists painted the east side of the wall and transformed it into a gallery. What do the visitors who only take selfies know about its history?