All about the Berlin wall
it is 11 feet tall and 4 feet wide
Built: August 13, 1961
Destroyed: November 9, 1989
Fun Fact: the wall was the symbol of the cold war
The wall was put up because when the check points did not stop Berliners from going to east to west they put up the wall to stop everyone moving from back and forth.
The wall came down in 1989 on November 9th. The reason it was knocked down is because the change in the relationships between east and west Berlin .