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Mitte
Neue Synagoge/Centrum Judaicum

Neue Synagoge/Centrum Judaicum

New Synagogue
Oranienburger Str. 28 - 30
10117 Berlin
Fone: 030.880 28 300



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The Neue Synagoge was built 1859-1866 as the main synagogue of the Berlin Jewish community, on Oranienburger Straße. Because of its splendid eastern moorish style and resemblance to the Alhambra, it is an important architectural monument of the second half of the 19th Century in Berlin.

Wachturm Erna-Berger-Straße

Wachturm Erna-Berger-Straße

Watchtower
Erna-Berger-Str. 7
10117 Berlin




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The "Panorama observation tower" located at Erna Berger Street is one of the last of its kind, the mushroom-shaped tower consists of a round shank, and inside an iron ladder up to the octagonal observation pulpit. This type was established from 1969 on the border and at the Berlin Wall.

Brandenburger Tor

Brandenburger Tor

Brandenburg Gate
Pariser Platz
10117 Berlin




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Hackesche Höfe

Hackesche Höfe


Rosenthaler Str. 40 - 41
10178 Berlin




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The Hackesche Höfe are located in the historic suburb in Berlin-Mitte, not far from the so-called Scheunenviertel. They form the largest enclosed courtyard area in Germany and are listed buildings.

Berliner Fernsehturm

Berliner Fernsehturm

Television Tower
Panoramastr. 1a
10178 Berlin


Opening Hours:
daily 9:00 - 24:00

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At 368 metres, the Berlin television tower is the tallest structure in Germany and the fourth tallest television tower in Europe.

Berliner Dom

Berliner Dom

Berlin Cathedral
Am Lustgarten
10178 Berlin




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U-Bahnhof Märkisches Museum

U-Bahnhof Märkisches Museum

Underground station
Wallstr. 35-38
10179 Berlin




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A subway station from 1913 which was restored in 1998 true to the original.

Bundeskanzleramt

Bundeskanzleramt

Chancellor’s Office
Willy-Brandt-Str. 1
10557 Berlin




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The spectacular and controversial monumental buildings of the new Federal Chancellor’s Office in Berlin Spreebogen were designed by the Berlin architect Axel Schultes and were opened in 2001. With a total area of 12,000 sq. m and a height of 36 m it is one of the largest government headquarters of the world (It is eight times the size of the White House in Washington).

U-Bahnhof Bundestag

U-Bahnhof Bundestag

underground station
Konrad-Adenauer-Straße
10557 Berlin




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The underground station Bundestag is part of line 55 of the Berlin underground, which was opened on August 8, 2009. It is located in Berlin's government quarter in the Tiergarten district of the Mitte district, directly in front of the Paul-Löbe-Haus.

Hansaviertel

Hansaviertel

Quarter
Altonaer Str. 22
10557 Berlin




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The Hansaviertel was constructed for the International Construction Exhibition "Interbau" 1957 and this settlement celebrated its jubilee in 2007. They are very popular apartments and very much appreceiated by their tenants. They were built in accordance with the standards of social housing built in the ’50s and are exceptional buildings, because they are designed by architects, such as Alvar Aalto, Egon Eiermann, Walter Gropius, Arne Jacobsen, Oscar Niemeyer and Bruno Taut, to be timeless and modern.

Reichstagsgebäude

Reichstagsgebäude

Reichstag building
Platz der Republik 1
10557 Berlin




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Kriminalgericht Moabit

Kriminalgericht Moabit

courthouse
Turmstr. 91
10559 Berlin




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The majority of Berlin's criminal justice system is located in the Moabit building complex in Berlin's Mitte district, which is known as the Moabit Criminal Court. It is the largest criminal court in Europe.

Sonycenter

Sonycenter


Potsdamer Str. 2
10785 Berlin




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The Sony Center is a building complex on Potsdamer Platz in Berlin. The architect Helmut Jahn, has built the Sony Center as a complex with seven buildings on about 26,000 sqm plot in the district of Berlin-Tiergarten. Situated in a distinctive triangular shape, since January 2000 the Sony Center is a combination of office space, apartments and entertainment.. The Cost of the Sony Center amounted to € 600 million.

Spandau
U-Bahnhof Rathaus Spandau

U-Bahnhof Rathaus Spandau

Subway station Rathaus Spandau
Altstädter Ring
13597 Berlin




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Zitadelle Spandau

Zitadelle Spandau

Spandau Citadel
Am Juliusturm
13599 Berlin
Fone: 030.354 944 -0

Opening Hours:
daily 10:00 - 17:00

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The citadel Spandau is one of the most important and best preserved fortresses of the High Renaissance in Europe and is one of the most famous sights of the Berlin district Spandau. The core of the complex is a medieval castle. Open-air concerts take place here in summer.

Charlottenburg-Wilmersdorf
U-Bahnhof Konstanzer Straße

U-Bahnhof Konstanzer Straße

Underground station
Konstanzer Str. 49
10709 Berlin




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A subway station from the 70s with the fashionable colours and design of that time.

Kaiser-Wilhelm-Gedächtniskirche

Kaiser-Wilhelm-Gedächtniskirche

Church
Breitscheidplatz
10789 Berlin


Opening Hours:
daily 9:00 - 19:00

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The Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church (in German: Kaiser-Wilhelm-Gedächtniskirche) is located in Berlin on the Kurfürstendamm in the center of the Breitscheidplatz. The old church was built between 1891 and 1895 according to plans by Franz Schwechten. After the war, from 1951 to 1961, a new church was built right next to the site of the old one according to the plans of Egon Eiermann.

Olympiastadion

Olympiastadion

Olympic Stadium
Olympischer Platz
14053 Berlin




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Berlin¹s Olympic Stadium is part of the larger sports complex which includes the Sports Forum, Olympic Hockey Stadium, Riding Stadium, Olympic Swimming pool, the Waldbühne (open air arena), Maifeld (large sports field), the Glockenturm and the Langemarckhalle.

Corbussierhaus

Corbussierhaus

residential building
Flatowallee 16
14055 Berlin




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The Corbusierhaus is a high-rise residential building in Berlin Charlottenburg-Wilmersdorf built according to plans by the architect Le Corbusier. The building belongs to the high-rise type "Unité d'Habitation" developed by Le Corbusier. It was designed for the 1957 International Building Exhibition and was originally to be built in the Hansaviertel. The building was constructed between 1956 and 1958 on a slight hill overlooking the surrounding area. It now contains 530 apartments on 17 storeys, which are accessed via ten "streets" (corridors). Because of the German building regulations concerning social housing there were strong deviations from Corbusier's original design. Although Le Corbusier accepted the Deviations in 1957, but a year later the architect distanced himself from the construction.

Funkturm Berlin

Funkturm Berlin

Radio Tower
Hammarskjöldplatz
14055 Berlin


Opening Hours:
Tu - Fr 14:00 - 22:00
Sa, Su 11:00 - 22:00

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The Berlin Radio Tower is a 146.7 metre high steel framework tower on the exhibition grounds and one of the city's landmarks.

Gleis 17

Gleis 17

track 17

14193 Berlin




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The station Berlin-Grunewald in the Berlin district Charlottenburg-Wilmersdorf is today a station of the S-Bahn Berlin. During the National Socialist era, numerous deportations left Berlin from here. In the Holocaust, over 50,000 German Jews were deported from Berlin from October 1941 to the end of the war. Next to the Grunewald railway station, the following started Deportation from Moabit goods station and Anhalter station. The first deportation train left Grunewald station on 18 October 1941 with 1,013 Jews. This day marked the beginning of the systematic deportation of Jews from Berlin. Until April 1942, the trains went mainly to the Eastern European ghettos to Litzmannstadt (today: Lódz), Riga and Warsaw. By the end of 1942, almost only the extermination camp was left. Auschwitz-Birkenau and the Theresienstadt concentration camp. Alone in the “death factory Auschwitz“ about 35 Züge drove with 17,000 Jews from Grunewald station.

Steglitz-Zehlendorf
Haus von Gustav Lilienthal

Haus von Gustav Lilienthal

House of Gustav Lilienthal
Marthastr. 5
12205 Berlin




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Gustav Lilienthal, brother of Otto Lilienthal, was the inventor of various elements of prefabrication . The best known are his villas in Berlin-Lichterfelde-West, designed in the tudor style, which today are still well preserved, including his own residential house in Marthastr.5

Kirche St. Peter und Paul

Kirche St. Peter und Paul

Church
Nikolskoer Weg 17
14109 Berlin




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Tempelhof-Schöneberg
Rathaus Schöneberg

Rathaus Schöneberg

Schöneberg town hall
John-F.-Kennedy-Platz
10825 Berlin




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The city hall of the City Schöneberg was designed between 1911-1914 by the architects Peter Jürgensen and Jürgen. After the Second World War and the political division of Berlin the Schöneberg City Hall was the political centre of West Berlin until reunification in 1990: Parliament (House of Representatives) and the government (Senate) of West Berlin were based here in the City Hall. In the city hall tower there is the Liberty Bell, which was funded by donations from the American civilian population for the Berliners and rings every lunchtime at 12 o’clock. The town hall, the surrounding area and the streets were the location of many demonstrations and the state visit of President John F. Kennedy. There he held his speech on 26 June 26 1963 with the famous confession " Ich bin ein Berliner (I am a Berliner)". The Rudolph-Wilde-Platz in front of the city hall was renamed John-F.-Kennedy-Platz after his assassination.

U-Bahnhof Rathaus Schöneberg

U-Bahnhof Rathaus Schöneberg

Underground station
Rudolph-Wilde-Park
10825 Berlin




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The station was built between 1908 and 1910 by the then still independent town of Schöneberg and opened on 1 October 1910 under the name of Stadtpark. The underground station has windows on both sides through which you can look into the Rudolph-Wilde-Park.

Flughafen Tempelhof

Flughafen Tempelhof

Tempelhof Airport
Platz der Luftbrücke
12101 Berlin




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Berlin-Tempelhof Airport was one of the first commercial airports in Germany and began operating scheduled flights in 1923. Until its closure on 30 October 2008, it was one of three international airports beside Berlin-Tegel and Berlin-Schönefeld in the greater Berlin area.

Treptow-Köpenick
Wachturm am Schlesischen Busch

Wachturm am Schlesischen Busch

Watchtower
Puschkinallee 55
12435 Berlin




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One of the three last remaining urban GDR-Wall-watchtowers, built as a "leadership" in 1963 for the construction of the barriers. It is listed since 1992 and restored in 2004.

Krematorium Baumschulenweg

Krematorium Baumschulenweg

Crematorium Baumschulenweg
Kiefholzstr. 221
12437 Berlin




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Built in 1996-98 to plans of the office of architects Axel Schultes with Charlotte Frank who later planned and built the Chancellor¹s Office

Rathaus Köpenick

Rathaus Köpenick

Köpenick City Hall
Alt Köpenick 21
12555 Berlin




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The main building was created from 1901 to 1904 according to plans by Hugo Kinzer and Hans Schutte and was rebuilt and expanded several times. The Köpenick City Hall became famous in 1906 when the unemployed shoemaker William Vogt, dressed in an officer¹s uniform which he bought in a secondhand market, arrested officials from the city and extorted from them ample amounts from the city treasury. Although he was arrested later, the play "The Captain from Koepenick" by Carl Zuckmayer made him famous as a typical Berliner.

Marzahn-Hellersdorf
Bockwindmühle Marzahn

Bockwindmühle Marzahn

Windmill
Alt-Marzahn 63
12685 Berlin


Opening Hours:
Mo - Fr 10:00 - 12:00
13:00 - 16:00

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Lichtenberg
Gustavohaus

Gustavohaus

Gustavo House
Franz-Jacob-Str. 3
10369 Berlin




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Named after the Majorcan artist Gustavo, this 15000 square meter facade with ornaments in bright colours is weather-proofed and dirt proof. Entry, corridors and staircases were renovated too.

Mies van der Rohe Haus

Mies van der Rohe Haus

Mies van der Rohe House
Oberseestr. 60
13053 Berlin


Opening Hours:
Tu - Su 11:00 - 17:00

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The Mies van der Rohe Haus in Alt-Hohenschönhausen is the last designed family home of Ludwig Mies van der Rohe in Germany before his emigration to the United States in 1938. It was built in the Bauhaus style of the early 1930s under the name Villa Lemke.

Pankow
Zeiss-Großplanetarium

Zeiss-Großplanetarium

Zeiss Planetarium
Prenzlauer Allee 80
10405 Berlin
Fone: 030.42 18 450



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The large Zeiss planetarium Berlin was opened in October 1987 as one of the largest and most modern theatres of its kind in Europe. The centre of the house is the computer controlled planetarium projector Cosmorama created by Carl Zeiss Jena in the 23 m high domed hall. It allows for the representation of both the brilliant starry sky with more than 9,000 stars as well as a variety of astronomical phenomena of the past, present and future on an artificial sky.