Berlin belatedly answers "Where's the Wall?" query





In their zeal to remove the Berlin Wall, German authorities were ruthlessly efficient in eliminating almost all traces of the hated symbol of the Cold War within months of its opening in 1989.

Since then, countless millions of visitors to the formerly divided city have been asking: "Where's the Wall?"

The city, belatedly realizing it threw away a bit too much of what was its most important tourist attraction, has belatedly come up with at least a partial answer to the oft-heard question with a new GPS-based multi-media guide.

Similar to audio guides devices found in museums, the 158-gram digital "Walk the Wall" guide covers 15 kilometers (9 miles) of Berlin and offers detailed descriptions, pictures and film clips of various areas of where the Wall once stood.


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