Location: garden of Ministry of Foreign Affairs
This Berlin Wall segment was set up in 1994 in the garden of the Palacio San Martin at the Freedom Square. It was a gift by Hans-Dietrich Genscher, former German Foreign Minister and honorary citizen of Costa Rica. Bernd Niehaus Quesada was the recipient, Genscher’s Costa Rican counterpart and friend who studied i.a. in Germany.
The segment was set up on the occasion of the 150th birthday of the Costa Rican Foreign Ministry.
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© Albert Marin/La Nacion