San José, CR

Berlin Wall in San Jose, Costa Rica

Location: garden of Ministry of Foreign Affairs

1 segment


The Wall segment in Costa Rica is standing since 1994 in the garden of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Costa Rica. It is a gift from Hans-Dietrich Genscher, formerly German Foreign Minister, to his Costa Rican counterpart and friend Bernd Niehaus Quesada who studied i.a. in Germany.

The Berlin Wall segment was officially gifted to Costa Rica on the occasion of the 150th anniversary of the Foreign Ministry in April 1994.

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Photo above and background:
© Albert Marin/La Nacion

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