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.
Twenty-nine years after the fall of the Berlin Wall, Thailand's capital Bangkok now also has a work of art made from original pieces of the wall.
Rankings of travel destinations are published regularly. Lonely Planet has chosen Sri Lanka and Germany as top destinations for 2019. How should such lists be read?
On German Unity Day, October 3, the well-known street art artist JR will transform Berlin's landmark with a 25-meter-high photo collage. This is intended to commemorate the fall of the Berlin Wall.
A visit to Berlin without going to Checkpoint Charlie would be inconceivable for most tourists. But the German division historical site has itself become a divisive place. Now a new concept is being discussed.
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