Citytripping to Berlin

Berlin is best known for its historical associations as the German capital, street art and historical buildings. The architecture is quite varied. Although badly damaged in the final years of World War II, Berlin has reconstructed, especially with the reunification push after the fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989.

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East Side Gallery

An East German Trabant car, which appears to be breaking through the concrete. Honecker and Breschnew locked in a kiss of brotherly, socialistic love. With the East Side Gallery, a segment of the Berlin Wall has been turned into the longest open air gallery in the world.
The art mille in English, is 1316meter long. after the fall of the Berlin Wall, the East Side Gallery was painted by 118 artists from 21 different countries. Using various artistic means, the artists commented on the political events that took place in 1989 and 1990.
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The Brandenburg Gate

The Brandenburg Gate  is an 18th-century neoclassical monument and one of the best-known landmarks of Germany. It is built on the site of a former city gate that marked the start of the road from Berlin to the town of Brandenburg an der Havel. Throughout its existence, the Brandenburg Gate was often a site for major historical events and is today considered not only as a symbol of the tumultuous history of Europe and Germany, but also of European unity and peace.

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A visit to the Reichstag, the home of the German Parliament, provides the perfect overview. Opened in 1894, its renovation was masterminded by British super-architect Norman Foster and completed in 1999. The roof is an entirely glass structure, allowing for a panoramic view of the city right from the centre of government.

Tip: If you look well you can see the damage of WO II.

the Holocaust Memorial

This memorial to the murdered Jews of Europe takes the form of 2,711 blocks of varying heights arranged across the area of a housing block.

Schloss Charlottenburg

At the west end of the city, You have Schloss Charlottenburg. Charlotteburg has the look of a mini-Versailles. Built as a summer retreat for Queen Sophie-Charlotte by her husband Friedrich I, the first king of Prussian, it was named after Charlotte following her early death in 1705. Following damage in the World War II, the residence has been restored to glory as the last surviving palace belonging to the powerful Hohenzollern family and the only royal residency in the city.

Three pictures I took at the same day,only the waether is different.

Checkpoint Charlie

Checkpoint Charlie was the name given by the Western Allies to the best-known Berlin Wall crossing point between East Berlin and West Berlin during the Cold War. Checkpoint Charlie became a symbol of the Cold War, representing the separation of East and West.

TIP: If you want, you can take a picture with them, it costs ( 3 euros for 2 pictures)

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The Berlin Cathedral

With its magnificent dome, the Berlin Cathedral is definitely one of the capital’s crowd pullers. Located in the northern area of the Spree Island, many of the buildings that were previously located here date all the way back to the 15th century. In the 19th century, the ruling family of Germany, the house of Hohenzollern, was living right next door in the Berlin Castle and they thought that Schinkel’s rather modest domed cathedral no longer corresponded to the image they wanted to project of their family.

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This square is perfect for you if you need a little rest.

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