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Checkpoint Charlie was one of the Berlin border crossings in operation during the cold war. Learn more about its history and the events that occurred during its operation. You can find the sight, a replica of one of the original buildings at the corner of Zimmerstrasse and Friedrichstrasse on a busy street lined with tall buildings, cafes, and offices.
The site is located in the center of Berlin in the Mitte district and can be reached by walking from the nearest train stations of U-Bahn Kochstr/ Checkpoint Charlie, or U-Bahn Stadtmitte. The location is nearby to Potsdamer Platz.
The area surrounding Checkpoint Charlie is the location of many other sights, including the Wall Museum - Checkpoint Charlie, a preserved section of the Berlin Wall, and Topography of Terror are nearby.