Dismantling of the Wall at Brandenburg Gate



December 21 - 22 1989
Berlin, Brandenburg Gate
Created By: Dietmar Bührer

License: Creative Commons License

From the Set

The Wall Opens at the Brandenburg Gate, 21/22 December 1989

From the Set

Exhibition theme: The Border Opens

The dismantling of the first Wall segments for the new border crossing at Brandenburg Gate, which was opened in a ceremony on 22 December 1989. Over 100,000 people and hundreds of camera teams attended the ceremony, presided over by former Chancellor Helmut Kohl and Chairman of the GDR Council of Ministers, Hans Modrow.


Berlin Wall (West), Berlin Wall graffiti (writing), border guard, crane, deconstruction of the Wall, group of people, night, policeman (FRG), remains of the Wall, Wall graffiti, Wall hole, workers


crane, crowd, deconstruction of the Wall, joy, opening of the border, remains of the Wall


Brandenburger Tor border crossing, Brandenburg Gate

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We are all like flies / - The / Cu[l]t

God is / dead / - Nietzsche

Heike / Martin

[D]u pain / [d]u vin / [d]u Maurice