For all tourists, it is a duty as a reminder of their visit to Berlin to take a picture of themselves in front of the Brandenburg Gate. Likewise, there is a motley bustle of tourist accessories. People who dressed up as Bear or Red Army soldiers and U.S. forces and wave flags. They offer themselves for money with the visitors to be photographed together. Horse-drawn carriages, rickshaws and stretch limousines invite visitors to start a tour.

The Brandenburg Gate in Berlin, the building with the highest attraction for visitors to the city. The Brandenburg Gate marked to 1990, the border between East and West Berlin and thus the border between the states of the Warsaw Pact and NATO. It was up to the German reunification symbol of the Cold War and after 1990 was a symbol of the reunification of Germany and Europe.