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Friedrichstrasse, Berlin

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Friedrichstrasse, Berlin's major culture and shopping street, is home to a variety of high-end stores, restaurants, and cafes--as well as Checkpoint Charlie from the Cold War. You can read about this Berlin Wall landmark's significance, its expanded, and various escape attempts. For a fee, you can have your photo taken with actors dressed as Allied military policeman in front of the guardhouse. Afterward, stroll down the street, pick up some souvenirs, and sample Berlin's world-famous bar scene. Plan to visit Friedrichstrasse and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Berlin attractions using our Berlin itinerary maker.
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  • Well it's supposed to be one of the main streets of Berlin but I did not find anything special. The surrounding smaller street are much more interesting with smaller shops, pastries, cafes! One of the...  more »
  • Shops, restaurants, checkpoint Charlie museum and old buildings mixed with new. From upscale to tourist shops, from full service to take away, plenty to see and do here.  more »
  • This avenue is where the east-west passage known as Checkpoint Charlie stood. The original place has no real interesting remains but posters had been set to recount the history of the wall inside the ...  more »