50th anniversary of the building of the Berlin Wall

Last November, we showed you the impressive 3D Virtual City Model of the Berlin Wall, which was developed in honor of the 21 year anniversary of the fall of the Berlin wall.


We bring it up again, because tomorrow is the 50th anniversary of the construction of the wall, and the virtual city has seen some nice upgrades and has added more buildings. In addition, they’ve created a nice video to show off some of the highlights of the site:

To see it for yourself, simply visit their site and browse around.

About Mickey Mellen

Mickey has been using Google Earth since it was released in 2005, and has created a variety of geo-related sites including Google Earth Hacks. He runs a web design firm in Marietta, GA, where he lives with his wife and two kids.


  1. Unfortunately this Berlin 3D maps are not available for GE, only viewable with the plugin.
    Is there any chance that we Linux users ever get a GE-Plugin?
    My GE works like a charm under Linux without any problem, so why it is not possible to develop the plugin also for this operating system?

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