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Small Group Introductory Tour of Berlin Capital of Culture Tyranny and Tolerance
"This 3-hour tour of Germany’s capital city takes a broad view of the political and ideological forces that unleashed genocide and global war in the 20th century. Berlin’s iconic landmarks while emphasizing the tumultuous Nazi and Cold War eras you will learn how in the 1700's tiny Prussia’s violent transformation into Europe’s dominant military power already set the stage for the great tragedies of recent history.We begin the tour at Potsdamer Platz the business centre which replaced the wasteland formerly known as East Germany’s “Death Strip.” Following the path where the Berlin Wall once stood through to the historic Tiergarten Park you take in the dramatic new Holocaust Memorial and the Reichstag. While the mysterious fire that damaged the Reichstag in 1933 was used by the Nazis as the pretext to suspend civil liberties and arrest political opponents the grand glass dome created for the building in 1992 by architect Norman Foster (complete with walkways that look down into the Parliament) provokes a discussion about the symbolic intentions of the cupola as metaphor for Germany’s reunification transparency and commitment to democracy.Reaching back further into Berlin’s past
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Berlin Private Half-Day Walking Tour: Discover the German Capital’s History
"Discover how a small town built on a swamp became one of the most powerful cities in the world! Enjoy your own private guide now to see all of Berlin’s main sights in one 4-hour tour encompassing all areas of the German capital’s history. Your to an imperial capital and into the dark days of the 20th Century. You’ll get to know all about Berlin all at your own pace. At the breathtaking Museum Island you will not only see inspiring neo-classical architecture but learn about the Prussians’ ambitions to turn Berlin into a world city. No wonder it’s now a UNESCO World Heritage Site! From here you’ll walk the entire length of the Unter den Linden the former royal boulevard. Along the way you’ll pass Germany’s central war memorial the Neue Wache
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Private Half-Day Berlin Sightseeing Tour with a Minivan Including Short City Walks
"The tour starts at your hotel or at the airport or any other place in the city you prefer. The guide will meet you and customize the tour according to your wishes. An experienced driver will drive you all the time in a minivan with air-condition. hotspot of the ""Roaring Twenties"" with bars cinemas and theaters today a great shopping boulevard. See the KaDeWe the largest department store in continental Europe. You'll experience Berlin as a green city with the huge Tiergarten park close to the modern Government District of Germany. See the Reichstag building seat of the German parliament and discover traces of the former border between East and West in this area. Experience a walk through the Brandenburg Gate that was blocked for 28 years situated in the middle of the ""death strip"". Discover how the Second World War and the Cold War nearly destroyed the city and how it has become one of the most vibrating cities again. See the modern Potsdamer Platz and remaining pieces of the Berlin Wa
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Wilhelm and Alexander von Humboldt

The Humboldt University in Berlin was founded in 1810 by the scholar, linguist and diplomat Wilhelm von Humboldt, 1767-1835, who for a short time -- less than a year, actually -- was in charge of...
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Nemorino
Nov 20, 2015

Einstein lectured here

In 1905 Albert Einstein, who was then a 26-year-old employee of the Swiss Patent Office in Bern, published six scientific papers which among other things solved the long-standing problem of Brownian...
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Nemorino
Nov 20, 2015

For Mercedes Benz-fans

We just happened to notice old cars through the window and went in. It is free to visit, and you can see Mercedes cars from many ages. Also many MB-accesories sold in here.We only watched the oldest...
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Turska
Sep 21, 2014

Kronprinzpalais

Kronprinzpalais (The Crown Prince Palace) was the residence of the heir to the throne, right up to the abolition of the monarchy. The palace was built the mid-17th century in Baroque style but later...
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croisbeauty
May 30, 2013

Works on Unter den Linden.

Presently (till July 2013?) on a large part of the avenue the Linden - lime trees - have been replaced by cranes. These works extend on both sides of the Friedrichstasse cross-road disfiguring the...
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breughel
Mar 23, 2013

Reiterdenkmal

The statue of Frederick the Great (Reiterdenkmal Friedrichs des Grossen) sits in pride of place on the central reservation of Berlin's popular tree-lined boulevard, Unter den Linden. The statue itself...
slothtraveller
Nov 03, 2012

UNTER DEN LINDEN

Unter den Linden is Berlin's spectacular, wide, tree-lined avenue that forms the hub of Old Berlin. The avenue leads through the centre of the city from Pariser Platz at the Brandenburg Gate to the...
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draguza
Jul 28, 2012

Reiterdenkmal Friedrichs des Grossen

The equestrian monument of Frederick the Great, coloqially called "alte Fritz" (the old Fred) is situated at the beginning of Unter den Linden Bulevard and is among the grandest monuments in the city...
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croisbeauty
Dec 31, 2011

Under the linden trees

In 1985 I stood on the western side of the Brandenburg Gate and peered across the Wall and No Man’s Land, through its arches to what was at one time the most elegant street in the city, Unter den...
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toonsarah
Jun 18, 2011

Unter den Linden

Unter den Linden is Berlin's loveliest boulevard and the heart of historical Berlin (Mitte). It extends from Pariser Platz, at the Brandenburg Gate, to the Schlossbrucke bridge, a distance of about...
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sue_stone
Apr 04, 2011

Unter den Linden

I was walking along this the most represantitive boulevard of former East Berlin up to the Branderburger Gate when the infamous wall stood in the past. The street and houses along were (and still are)...
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matcrazy1
Apr 04, 2011

Under the Linden Trees

Named for the avenue of linden or lime trees that line it's central walkway, Under den Linden is a wide boulevard running from the Brandenburg Gate to the site of the former royal palace. Developed...
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illumina
Nov 18, 2009
 
 
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Things to Do Near Unter den Linden

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Bebelplatz

The old Royal Library, located at the Babelplatz, was built from 1775 to 1780, according to the design of Joseph Emanuel Fisher von Erlach. It used to be the library until 1914 but nowadays it houses...
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Brandenburger Tor

There's not too much I can add to such a written about feature than what everyone else has covered. I think it is definitely best to visit in the morning. The problem is that if you visit in the...
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Deutsches Guggenheim Museum

The name Guggenheim is synonymous with contemporary, avant garde, and non objective art, here partnered with the Deutsche Bank and occupying the ground level of their Berlin office building on the...
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O2 World

O2 World is a multi-use indoor arena in Berlin. Once completed in 2008, it will be used mostly for ice hockey, basketball and handball matches as well as concerts. The arena will have a capacity of...
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Madame Tussauds

Now Berlin has a "Madame Tussauds" wax cabinet, too. Actually, it is quite fun. If you get over the hefty entry fee (18,50 € for adults), it is a very interactive experience with lots of photo...
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Humboldt University

This famous university isn’t a visitor attraction in the true sense of the word, but its historic background makes it more than worthy of a review. The main building is situated in Unter den Linden...
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Unter den Linden, Berlin-Mitte

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