The DDR - Revisited


The BT-11 watchtower and the exciting climb to the observation cabin.

Kühlungsborn was in a sensitive location in that it was considered as a starting point for an escape by sea.

A small but excellent museum records the escape attempts and the restrictions that were in place around Kühlungsborn.

Voluntary border guards watched and reported strangers and any unusual activities.

Details of restrictions for visitors to this seaside town.