While the leaves on the right and left of the Berlin Wall are turning autumnal, the Peaceful Revolution is beginning in the GDR. One year later, Germany is again one country.
The facts are familiar - but how did autumn 1989 really feel? On Monday demonstrations and the sale of chunks of the Wall to tourists.
On 3 October 1990 the reunification of Germany brought four decades of division to an end. Since then Germany has changed, especially the former city of the Wall, Berlin. In images of today goethe.de recalls the story of yesterday.