Berlin Wall, 25 years after fall of communism
Compare historic photos of Brandenburg Gate, checkpoints then and now
Berliners are gathering to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the demise of communism in Germany this month. Celebrations, held along the former dividing line between East and West Berlin, are drawing visitors from around the globe who were there for the historic reunification of the country. These photographs show Berlin as it appeared in 1989 as compared with 2014. Drag the slider left and right to reveal the full photo comparison.