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Opening ceremony for the Falkenstein border crossing

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November 12 1989
Falkenstein border crossing between Probstzella (Gera district, now Thuringia) and Lauenstein (Bavaria)
Created By: Grenzpolizeiinspektion Ludwigsstadt

License: Not Creative Commons

The opening ceremony for the new border crossing between Lauenstein, a part of the Bavarian city Ludwigsstadt, and the Thuringian town of Probstzella. The border crossing was opened to pedestrian and road traffic on 12 and 13 November, 1989, respectively. The photo was taken near Falkenstein cliff, after which the border crossing was named.

Depicts

border fence, border guard, chairman, coat of arms, flower bouquet, group of people, inner German border, member of the People's Police, opening of the border, policeman (FRG), politician

Context

fall of the Berlin Wall

Places

Falkenstein (Thuringia) border crossing, Lauenstein, Probstzella

Text in image

Freistaat Bayern

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