The place where the Iron Curtain was first torn on 19.08.89.
The venue of the so-called Pan-European Picnic held on 19 August 1989 near Sopron, Hungary where dozens of East-Germans could first freely cross the border to the West.
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@ 2011-10-30 23:51:58
The site where the Iron Curtain first fell was 6 km to the east. where Austria's then foreign minister Alois Mock and his Hungarian counterpart Gyula Horn had together cut through the border fence.
Fertőrákos where the Iron curtain was cut down
International Border Crossing HU-AU
Border marking island on Neusiedlersee - Fertő-tó between Austria and Hungary
Albino donkeys grazing
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