From Damascus to Berlin Mitte
From Damascus to Berlin Mitte
2 hours
German / English
The tour starts at Checkpoint Charlie and ends at the corner Unter den Linden / Friedrichstraße (U6, bus connections to Alexanderplatz and Zoologischer Garten).

On his tour through the heart of Berlin, Nafee Kurdi tells of his flight across the Mediterranean Sea, linking his personal experiences with the history of Divided Germany. You will learn why the former border crossing point Checkpoint Charlie reminds him of his hometown, Damascus, why he calls the Brandenburg gate “Gate of life”, and of the unusual twist his fresh start took due to a post on Facebook.

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