Berlin: Checkpoint Charlie Self-Guided Audio Tour

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Explore Checkpoint Charlie at your own pace with our self-guided audio tour. Using your smartphone as your guide discover the history and significance of this iconic symbol of the German division.


  • Discover Checkpoint Charlie at your own pace
  • Listen to exciting audio stories
  • Explore the history of Checkpoint Charlie


Experience the history of Checkpoint Charlie in Berlin through our informative audio tour. Explore the origins and significance of this iconic checkpoint, discover daring escape attempts that unfolded here, and learn about the gripping prisoner swaps that took place. Book your tour now and uncover the history and meaning of Checkpoint Charlie! Episodes of the English Tour: 1. Welcome to Checkpoint Charlie! 2. The Creation of Checkpoint Charlie 3. The Origin of the Name Checkpoint Charlie 4. The Berlin Crisis of October 1961 5. Escape attempts at Checkpoint Charlie 6. The Death of Peter Fechter (August 1962) 7. Prisoner Swaps at Checkpoint Charlie 8. Checkpoint Charlie & the Fall of the Berlin Wall 9. Checkpoint Charlie Today Episodes of the German Tour: 1. Checkpoint Charlie in 5 Minuten 2. Die Porträts der Soldaten am Checkpoint Charlie 3. Der Ost-West Konflikt 4. Die Berlin-Krise 5. Fluchtversuche am Checkpoint Charlie 6. Der Tod von Peter Fechter 7. Gefangenenaustausche am Checkpoint Charlie 8. Checkpoint Charlie heute Episodes of the Spanish Tour: 1. Bienvenida al Checkpoint Charlie 2. ¿Son reales los retratos de los soldados del Checkopoint Charlie? 3. 1945-1990 Enfrentamiento de los bloques y Berlín dividido 4. La crisis de Berlín de octubre de 1961 5. Intentos de fuga en el Checkpoint Charlie 6. La muerte de Peter Fechter (agosto de 1962) 7. Intercambio de prisioneros en el Checkpoint Charlie 8. Checkpoint Charlie durante la caída del Muro de Berlín 9. Checkpoint Charlie y la caseta de vigilancia ¿Hoy? Episode of the French Tour: 1. Tout ce que vous devez savoir sur Checkpoint Charlie 2. Les portraits des soldats de Checkopoint Charlie sont-ils réels ? 3. 1945-1990 Confrontation des blocs et Berlin divisé 3. La crise de Berlin d'octobre 1961 4. Tentatives d'évasion au Checkpoint Charlie 5. La mort de Peter Fechter (août 1962) 6. Echanges de prisonniers au Checkpoint Charlie 7. Checkpoint Charlie pendant la chute du mur de Berlin 8. Checkpoint Charlie et le corps de garde aujourd'hui ? Where should you start your tour? We recommend starting your tour at the Checkpoint Charlie guardhouse, which is very close to the train station 'Kochstraße'.


Mobile app Audio Stories Self-guided walking tour with your smartphone Checkpoint Charlie tour and information Languages: English, German, Spanish, French

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