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Berlin Cathedral Dome And The Views From Up There

The Berlin Cathedral dome and the views from up there may not impress you much, but the climb to the Baroque dome is a nice experience you’ll remember. After exploring the Cathedral’s interior, climb the stairs to the top of the dome. A 360-degree view of the city is awaiting

Checkpoint Charlie in Berlin – Symbol of the Cold War

The Checkpoint Charlie in Berlin is a symbol of the Cold War that is still standing today. Though it is more of a tourist attraction nowadays, the checkpoint still looks true to what it used to be. If you want to see the original guardhouse, it is now at the

Charlottenburg Palace – The Most Splendid in Berlin

There is no doubt that Charlottenburg Palace is the most splendid in Berlin. I’m not sure how many palaces the city has, but if there’s one palace that you must go in, this should be it. In German, the locals call it Schloss Charlottenburg. The Baroque and Rococo facade of

Inside Berlin Cathedral

The dome of the Berlin Cathedral (Berliner Dom) is a prominent symbol in the city’s skyline. Unknown to many, this wondrous piece of Neo-classical and Baroque architecture is a Protestant church. From the outside, the imposing dome painted in green and its highly-decorated facade arouse curiosity. In fact, its dome

Visiting the “Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe”

The “Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe” is a must-see attraction in Berlin. That’s a long name, but you all can call it the “Holocaust Memorial.” It is there to remind us of the atrocities that happened during the Holocaust. Based on its lengthy name, you wouldn’t really know

At Brandenburg Tor in Berlin, History Happened

The Brandenburg Tor is the first tourist attraction I visited on my first day in Berlin. It’s an imposing neoclassical gate that appears conspicuously in almost every postcard in the city. Throughout its existence, the Brandenburg Gate bears witness to a tumultuous history of the city and country. And at

Photos: The Murals on the East Side Gallery of the Berlin Wall

The murals on the East Side Gallery of the Berlin Wall are a fascinating display of past, present, and future. Though the wall is covered in vibrant colors and eye-catching art, they can’t hide the city’s history. It’s engraved on, within, and beyond that wall. Today, the remnants of the
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