35 Unexpected Places the Berlin Wall Ended Up Around the World
- After the Berlin Wall came down on November 9, 1989, pieces of it scattered around the world.
- These photos show the surprising places the pieces ended up, from the grounds of the Vatican to a bathroom in Las Vegas.
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Three decades after the fall of the Berlin Wall, which once separated East Berlin from West Berlin, hundreds of the portions of the barrier stand scattered in countries throughout the world.
In fact, more pieces of it actually reside in other countries than in Germany itself, according to The Guardian.
We’ve put together a collection of images that show where pieces of the wall stand today and how they look in different countries, from a segment gifted to Nelson Mandela in South Africa to a massive display in Los Angeles.