Jeremy Hexham explores sites where the Berlin Wall used to stand, climbs an old watchtower and visits a museum to learn about life in communist East Germany.
Jeremy Hexham at the Berlin Wall
They only know the Cold War from their parents' stories. They live between nostalgia and the search for their own identity. How does the generation born after Germany's reunification in 1990 view the Day of German Unity?
Many tourists in Berlin want to learn about the city’s history and its division. The Checkpoint Charlie Museum gives some idea of the profound consequences the Berlin Wall had on human destinies.
A 360-degree panorama of the Berlin Wall stands at the former Checkpoint Charlie border crossing. The panorama was designed by artist Yadegar Asisi, and shows scenes from a November day in 1980. Tourists love it.
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