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Cannes, F (temp)

Location: Hotel Martinez (temp. spring 1990) 2 segments   Spring 1990: The whole world is electrified by the historical events in Germany and Europe. Even the film industry is impressed. On occasion of the 43rd International Cannes Film Festival two Berlin Wall segments were set up temporary at the Hotel Martinez, which usually host celebrities […]

Neckargemuend, BW

Location: Menzer Park 1 segment   In 1990, after the fall of the Wall, students from Neckargemuend had set up an authentic piece of the Berlin Wall as a reminder of their school leaving. Later they gave it as a loan to the city of Neckargemuend. The city administration chose the Menzer Park to make […]

Neumarkt (Oberpfalz), BY

Berlin Wall in Neumarkt (Upper Palatinate)

Location: main entrance Berufsschule 1 segment   On occasion of the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall a segment was set at the Berufsschule Neumarkt (Oberpfalz/Upper Palatinate). The present generation of students, born after the fall of the Berlin Wall, knows the latest history from the stories of their parents, relatives and […]

Ahlen, NW

Berlin Wall in Ahlen

Location: Platz der Städtepartnerschaft 1 segment   A piece of history and a stony evidence of the town twinning since 1991: In the presence of the mayors of Teltow (Brandenburg), Diffenburg (Luxembourg), Penzberg (Bavaria) and Berlin-Schöneberg a Berlin Wall segment was inaugurated in July 2017. It is a present of Ahlen‘s twin town Teltow and […]

Mexico-City, MEX – Museo de Historia Moderna

Berlin Wall in Mexico-City

Location: Museo de Historia Moderna 1 segment One of the very frist 300 Berlin Wall segments, which were auctioned off in 1990, was bought by Luis Alonso Sordo, director of the Museo de Historia Moderna in Mexico-City. This segment, which already arrived in Mexico-City in August 1990, reminds of the reunification of two countries, but […]