Posts tagged with "Berlin Wall"

14. June 2021
Top 5 things Berlin is famous for
Berlin is a unique city. But why? The simple answer is that the great metropolis has something to offer for everyone. The German capital offers not only cultural highlights, but also a trendy scene locations. Berlin combines history with modernity. Berlin is a city with a great cultural diversity at every corner. Compared to other big cities like London, Paris and New York, Berlin is very affordable. Furthermore, Berlin is the most innovative city in Germany. There are also many international...
16. May 2021
Walk along the Berlin Wall
To this day, the Berlin Wall remains one of the most powerful symbols of the Cold War. On the 13th of August 1961, the Communist government of the German Democratic Republic (GDR) began to build the Berlin Wall between East and West Berlin. The official purpose of the Berlin Wall was to keep Western from entering the GDR, but its primary objective was to stop citizens leaving. The Berlin Wall stood until the 9th of November 1989, when the head of the Communist Party announced that citizens of...