100 Sights in Berlin, Germany (with Map and Images)

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1. Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe

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The Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe, also known as the Holocaust Memorial, is a memorial in Berlin to the Jewish victims of the Holocaust, designed by architect Peter Eisenman and Buro Happold. It consists of a 19,000-square-metre (200,000 sq ft) site covered with 2,711 concrete slabs or "stelae", arranged in a grid pattern on a sloping field. The original plan was to place nearly 4,000 slabs, but after the recalculation, the number of slabs that could legally fit into the designated areas was 2,711. The stelae are 2.38 m long, 0.95 m wide and vary in height from 0.2 to 4.7 metres. They are organized in rows, 54 of them going north–south, and 87 heading east–west at right angles but set slightly askew. An attached underground "Place of Information" holds the names of approximately 3 million Jewish Holocaust victims, obtained from the Israeli museum Yad Vashem.

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2. Stasi Museum

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The Stasi Museum is a research and memorial centre concerning the political system of the former East Germany. It is located in the Lichtenberg locality of Berlin, in the former headquarters of the Stasi, on Ruschestraße, near Frankfurter Allee and U-Bahn station Magdalenenstraße.

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3. Hackesche Höfe

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The Hackesche Höfe is a notable courtyard complex situated adjacent to the Hackescher Markt in the centre of Berlin. The complex consists of eight interconnected courtyards, accessed through a main arched entrance at number 40 Rosenthaler Straße.

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4. Jewish cemetery

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The Old Jewish Cemetery in the Große Hamburger Straße in today's Berlin district Mitte is the oldest reliably occupied burial place of the Jewish Community of Berlin after the Judenkiewer Spandau. In the area of today's entrance there had been an old people's home of the Jewish community since 1844.

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5. Oberbaumbrücke

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The Oberbaum Bridge is a double-deck bridge crossing Berlin's River Spree, considered one of the city's landmarks. It links Friedrichshain and Kreuzberg, former boroughs that were divided by the Berlin Wall, and has become an important symbol of Berlin's unity.

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6. Kreuzberg

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The Kreuzberg is a hill in the Kreuzberg locality of Berlin, Germany, in former West Berlin. It rises about 66 m (217 ft) above the sea level. It was named by King Frederick William III of Prussia after the Iron Cross which crowns the top of the Prussian National Monument for the Liberation Wars, designed by Karl Friedrich Schinkel, on its inauguration on 30 March 1821. On 27 September 1921 the borough assembly of the VIth borough of Berlin decided to name the borough after the hill. The borough was subsequently downgraded to a locality in 2001.

Wikipedia: Kreuzberg (Tempelhofer Berge) (EN)

7. Brandenburg Gate

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The Brandenburg Gate is an 18th-century neoclassical monument in Berlin, built on the orders of Prussian king Frederick William II after restoring the Orangist power by suppressing the Dutch popular unrest. One of the best-known landmarks of Germany, it was 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, which used to be the capital of the Margraviate of Brandenburg.

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8. Landschaftspark Herzberge

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Landschaftspark Herzberge Angela M. Arnold, Berlin (=44penguins) / CC BY-SA 3.0

The entire former area around Queen Elizabeth Hertzberg Evangelical Hospital (KEH) has been known as Hertzberg Landscape Park since 2010. It is located in the Lichtenberg district of Berlin. Until 2007, the area was still a mixture of fallow, commercial, residential and green, with no co-development and many problems. Since 2004, the East German Agricultural Exchange has launched a series of projects with Bezirksamt Lichtenberg to promote the moderate and natural development of the region and become a demonstration project of urban agriculture in Berlin. Over the years, at different stages, different areas have been merged and redesigned as agricultural land, interconnected biological communities, road systems and recreational areas. Major structural renovation work was basically completed in 2013. Agricultural utilization through extensive grazing of coarse-haired Pomeranian landscape sheep, while protecting and developing a species-rich and valuable landscape reserve in this area. (2) Agricultural utilization through extensive grazing of coarse-haired Pomeranian landscape sheep, while protecting and developing a species-rich and valuable landscape reserve in this area. (2) Through extensive grazing of coarse-haired Pomeranian landscape sheep. An application has been made to the Berlin Senate to designate Herzberge Landscape Park as a landscape protection area. This requirement was met in the spring of 2019.

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9. House of the Cultures of the World

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The Haus der Kulturen der Welt (HKW), in English House of the World's Cultures, in Berlin is Germany's national center for the presentation and discussion of international contemporary arts, with a special focus on non-European cultures and societies. It presents art exhibitions, theater and dance performances, concerts, author readings, films and academic conferences on Visual Art and culture. It is one of the institutions which, due to their national and international standing and the quality of their work, receive funding from the federal government as so-called "lighthouses of culture", from the Federal Minister of State for Culture and the Media as well as from the Federal Foreign Office. As a venue and collaboration partner, HKW has hosted festivals such as the transmediale, curatorial platforms, biennials such as the Berlin Documentary Forum, and mentorship programs such as Forecast. Since 2013, its interdisciplinary elaboration on the Anthropocene discourse has included conferences, exhibitions, and other artistic formats performed together with philosophers, scientists, and arstists, such as Bruno Latour and Hans Joachim Schellnhuber.

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10. German Spy Museum

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The Berlin Spy Museum is a private museum in Berlin which was created by former journalist Franz-Michael Günther. The museum opened to the public on the 19th of September 2015. Günther's aspirations were to create a museum devoted to the history of spies and espionage in the former spy capital of Germany. The museum is located in the central area of Potsdamer Platz, formerly known as the "death strip", as it lies on the perimeters of the wall which once divided East and West Berlin. The museum acts as an educational institution, with its permanent exhibitions bridging together centuries of espionage stories and tactics, immersing visitors in a multi-media experience. The museum particularly focuses on the World Wars and the Cold War through a range of a 1000 different exhibits and artefacts. Since its opening in 2015, 1,000,000 people have visited the museum and recently in 2020 it was nominated for the European Museum of the Year Award. The Berlin Spy Museum is partnered with the International Spy Museum in Washington, D. C. , and many of the artefacts and installations within the museum have captured media attention around the world.

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11. Schillerpark-Siedlung

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The Schillerpark housing estate is a housing estate in the English Quarter of the Berlin district of Wedding. It was built in the 1920s according to plans by the architect Bruno Taut and is considered the first metropolitan residential project outside the field of private entrepreneurs in Berlin during the Weimar Republic. It was also one of the early cooperative settlements of the Berliner Spar- und Bauverein, which had the settlement built since 1924. In the trade union-cooperative network model, GEHAG took over the construction supervision, the construction execution the Bauhütte Berlin. The settlement aimed at an aesthetic, structural and content-related redefinition of housing construction. Since 7 July 2008, the Schillerpark housing estate, together with five other Berlin Modernist housing estates, has been a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

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12. Corbusierhaus

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Unité d'Habitation of Berlin is a 1958 apartment building located in Berlin, Germany, designed by Le Corbusier following his concept of Unité d'Habitation. Le Corbusier's Unité d'Habitation concept was materialised in four other buildings in France with a similar design. The building is constructed in béton brut and is part of the initial architecture style we know today as brutalism. The structure was built with on site prefab cast concrete panels and poured ceiling slabs. The Modulor system is the base measure of the Unité and Corbusier used not more than 15 Modulor measures to construct the entire structure form. Ultimately the work has been eliminated from Le Corbusier's oeuvre, which he confirmed himself until his death in 1965 and which has also been confirmed posthumous in 1967 in his last authorized publication of his work.

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13. Zum Guten Hirten

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The Evangelical Church for the good shepherd in the Berlin district of Friedenau was built as a nave church with narrow, gang -like side aisles and slim, 70 meter high tower in the neo -Gothic style according to a design by Karl Doflein. The masonry building blinded with dark red bricks was created in the city-wide-exposed location on Friedrich-Wilhelm-Platz. On the birthday of Empress Auguste Viktoria, the foundation stone was laid in her presence, and she was also present at the inauguration. During the Second World War, the church suffered damage during Allied air strikes, including on the windows, the roof was largely destroyed, and weather damage was then destroyed. After the war, the interior was simply restored, but in later renovations the original approached. The church is under monument protection.

Wikipedia: Kirche Zum Guten Hirten (Berlin-Friedenau) (DE)

14. Hochbunker

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The Pallassstraße Hochbunker, also referred to as a sports Palace bunker, is a four-storey high bunker on Pallassstraße in the Schöneberg district of Berlin, the shell of which was completed in the Second World War. It was used as a civil protection facility after the final expansion and modernization in the 1980s and 2010 and was used as a warehouse for emergency goods. Since May 2002, the bunker has been used as an event location by the history of the neighboring Sophie-Scholl School as a "place of memory", the Tempelhof-Schöneberg art office and by the Berlin Unterwelten association; The association takes care of the maintenance of the building on behalf of the Berlin Senate. The development as a civil protection system was carried out in 2010, and since 2011 it has been a listed building.

Wikipedia: Hochbunker Pallasstraße (DE)

15. Kollwitzplatz

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Kollwitzplatz is a city square in the Berlin district of Prenzlauer Berg, district of Pankow. The square forms the center of the so-called "Kollwitzkiez". It was named, on 7 October 1947, after the German graphic artist and sculptor Käthe Kollwitz, who spent a large part of her life here in the house at Weissenburger Straße No. 25. Until then, it was called Wörther Platz; a name that was given to it when the area was planned for construction in 1875. Indirectly, this name is also a reminder of her husband Karl Kollwitz, who worked here as a physician until 1940 and thus shaped the area around the square independently of his wife. The triangular complex is bordered by Kollwitzstraße, Knaackstraße and Wörther Straße. In total, the square is about 6000 m2 in size.

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16. Sankt Marien

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St. Mary's Church of the Evangelical Lutheran St. Mary's Church in the Independent Evangelical Lutheran Church is located at Riemeisterstraße 10–12 in the Berlin district of Zehlendorf in the borough of Steglitz-Zehlendorf. The church building, designed according to plans by the architect Hans Schmidt from Hamburg-Harburg, was completed by the architectural firm Kraul und Jäckel from Hamburg. The architects Manfred F. Manleitner and Erwin Srp, both from Berlin, were commissioned with the local construction management. The church building was consecrated on 18 February 1973 by the later bishop Gerhard Rost with the assistance of church councillor Matthias Schulz and the then parish priest Jobst Schöne. The parish belongs to the church district Berlin-Brandenburg.

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17. Heilige-Geist-Kirche

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The Evangelical Church of the Holy Spirit, built between 1905 and 1906 according to plans by Georg Dinklage and Ernst Paulus, on the acute-angled corner plot Perleberger Straße 36/Birkenstraße 60/61 forms the urban centre of the Stephankiez in Berlin's Moabit district. On December 19, 1906, the church was consecrated in the presence of Empress Augusta Victoria. During the Second World War, the Holy Spirit Church suffered only very minor damage. Only the stained glass windows had to be replaced. The church in historicizing Gothic style, reminiscent of Brandenburg traditions, is a listed building. The Evangelical parish of Heilige-Geist belongs to the church district Berlin Stadtmitte (KKBS) of the Evangelical Church Berlin-Brandenburg-Silesian Upper Lusatia (EKBO).

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18. Harnack House

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The Harnack House in the Dahlem district of Berlin, Germany was opened in 1929 as a centre for German scientific and intellectual life. Located in the intellectual colony of Dahlem, seat of the Free University Berlin, it was founded by the Kaiser Wilhelm Gesellschaft (KWG) on the initiative of its first president, the theologian Adolf von Harnack, and of its then chairman, Friedrich Glum. The project was supported politically by the Weimar Republic Chancellor Wilhelm Marx and Foreign Minister Gustav Stresemann, and an influential Centre Party deputy Georg Schreiber. The land for its construction was donated by the state of Prussia, and the costs of building and furnishing the house were defrayed partly by the government, and partly by public subscription.

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19. Volkspark Wilmersdorf

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The public green and recreational area Volkspark Wilmersdorf is located in the Wilmersdorf district of the Berlin district Charlottenburg-Wilmersdorf near the street Wilhelmsaue, the former center of Alt-Wilmersdorf. Together with the neighbouring Rudolph-Wilde-Park in Schöneberg, the Volkspark forms a total of around 2.5 kilometres long and only around 150 metres wide inner-city green corridor. Of this, the Wilmersdorf share is about 1850 meters, which extends from the Rudolph-Wilde-Park on Kufsteiner Straße in the east to the city ring in the west. The park, Wilmersdorf's largest green area with 12.3 hectares, includes the Fennsee at the western exit and two sports fields between Uhlandstraße and Bundesallee, where the Wilmersdorfer See was located.

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20. Martin-Luther-Kirche

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The Martin Luther Church in today's Berlin district of Neukölln was built in the neo-Gothic style by Fritz Gottlob. The foundation stone was laid on July 2, 1908. Prince August Wilhelm attended the inauguration of the church on 15 November 1909 as a representative of the imperial family. During World War II, the church was destroyed; reconstruction began in 1952 under architect W. Rossa. The tower dome was restored shortened. In 1953 the topping-out ceremony for the nave took place. On 20 January 1957, Bishop Otto Dibelius consecrated the rebuilt church, which is now a listed building. In 1970, according to plans by the architect Günter Kohlhaus, a reconstruction was started, which was provisionally completed with the inauguration on 1 October 1972.

Wikipedia: Martin-Luther-Kirche (Berlin-Neukölln) (DE)

21. Bethanien

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The Bethanien am Mariannenplatz in Berlin's Kreuzberg district (SO 36) was a deaconess hospital and was founded in the mid-19th century as the Central Deaconess House Bethanien and as a legacy of King Frederick William IV. It was shut down in 1970, citizens' initiatives prevented its demolition. The state of Berlin placed the Bethanien under monument protection and bought it. Since then, it has served as a place for cultural, artistic and social institutions and self-organized initiatives and is run under the name Kunstraum Bethanien. The premises of the Künstlerhaus Bethanien, an international cultural centre, studio house and workplace for professional artists, which resided in Bethanien until 2010, are now located at Kottbusser Straße 10.

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22. Der Bevölkerung

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The artwork DER BEVÖLKERUNG by Hans Haacke was as commissioned and installed in 2000. It was erected in the north courtyard of the German Reichstag building in the year 2000 by resolution of the German Bundestag. The work consists of a trough measuring 21 x 7 meters, bounded by wooden beams, from the center of which the words "DER BEVÖLKERUNG" radiate toward the sky in white neon letters. The words can be seen from all levels of the building: from the assembly hall, the floor reserved for the political parties and the press, as well as by visitors on the roof. The public funds allocated to the project were the equivalent of approx. 200,000 euros. The artwork was realized within the framework of the Reichstag's art in architecture program.

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23. Gertraudenbrücke

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The Gertraudenbrücke and the Neue Gertraudenbrücke in Berlin lead the Gertraudenstraße over the Spreekanal to Spittelmarkt in the district of Mitte and connect the historic districts of Alt-Kölln and Neukölln am Wasser. The stone Gertrauden Bridge, built between 1894 and 1895, is a listed building and was extended with the Neue Gertraudenbrücke, built in 1977 as a steel girder bridge and running parallel to the south, so that today an ensemble consists of two bridges. The Neue Gertraudenbrücke is part of Bundesstraße 1 and belongs in the area of the historic center of Berlin to the heavily frequented traffic highway that leads from Potsdamer/Leipziger Platz via Leipziger Straße, Spittelmarkt and Molkenmarkt to Alexanderplatz.

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24. Buttbrunnen

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The Buttbrunnen is a small fountain on the Museum Island in the Berlin district of Mitte. It was created as a playful homage to King Friedrich Wilhelm IV, the builder of the Neues Museum. The Buttbrunnen is located immediately west of the Altes Museum on the wall between two staircases that lead from the level of the Lustgarten to the Iron Bridge over the Kupfergraben and to today's Bodestraße. The difference in height was created when the bridge and road were renewed and raised between 1914 and 1916. In 1916, the southern retaining wall was decorated with a wall fountain made of Franconian shell limestone, designed by the Berlin sculptor Robert Schirmer (1850–1923). The Buttbrunnen is also known as the "plaice on dry land".

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25. GRIPS Theater

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GRIPS Theater De-okin 23:48, 10 August 2008 (UTC) / CC-BY-SA-3.0

The Grips-Theatre in Berlin is a well-known and well-respected emancipatory children's and youth theatre, located at Altonaer Straße at Hansaplatz in the Hansaviertel in Berlin's Mitte district. It is “the first theatre worldwide to deal sociocritically with the lives and living conditions of children and young people and to incorporate this in original humorous and musical plays”. It has gained a national and international reputation, not least due to its former artistic director Volker Ludwig's musicals for adults, such as its evergreen Linie 1, Café Mitte or the adaptation of Aldous Huxley’s Brave New World. GRIPS’ plays have been re-staged over 1,500 times in some 40 languages around the world.

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26. Sankt-Johannis-Kirche

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The Johanniskirche is a church designed by Karl Friedrich Schinkel and consecrated in 1835, extended several times and renewed after war damage. It is located in the district of Berlin-Moabit in the Mitte district and is one of the four Schinkel suburban churches, all of which originally had a similar building plan. It is named after John the Baptist. The Evangelical St. John's Church belongs to the Evangelical parish of Berlin-Tiergarten and thus to the church district Berlin Stadtmitte (KKBS) of the Evangelical Church Berlin-Brandenburg-Silesian Upper Lusatia (EKBO). The church, rebuilt and expanded several times after its inauguration, is a listed building together with the associated church buildings.

Wikipedia: Johanniskirche (Berlin) (DE)

27. New Church

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The New Church, is located in Berlin on the Gendarmenmarkt across from French Church of Friedrichstadt. Its parish comprised the northern part of the then new quarter of Friedrichstadt, which until then belonged to the parish of the congregations of Jerusalem's Church. The Lutheran and Calvinist congregants used German as their native language, as opposed to the French-speaking Calvinist congregation of the adjacent French Church of Friedrichstadt. The congregants' native language combined with the domed tower earned the church its colloquial name Deutscher Dom. While the church physically resembles a cathedral, it is not a cathedral in the formal sense of the word, as it was never the seat of a bishop.

Wikipedia: Neue Kirche, Berlin (EN)

28. Kühlhaus II

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The Kühlhaus am Gleisdreieck is an industrial monument near the Berlin underground station Gleisdreieck, which was built from 1900 to 1901 with eight floors and 6000 m² as the largest cold store in Europe in the Luckenwalder Straße. It was divided into cold store I and cold store II, although only the latter still exists today. It was operated by the Gesellschaft für Markt- und Kühlhallen, which opened another factory at Scharnhorststraße 28–29 in 1912. Today, the building is the centre of various events such as readings, concerts, theatre performances and fashion fairs such as Berlin Fashion Week; the administration building in Trebbiner Straße houses the German Museum of Technology.

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29. Helmholtzplatz

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Helmholtz Square, ups. Helmi is a rectangular square in the Prenzlauerberg district of Panko district in Berlin, Germany. It is the central square of Helmholtz. It was named after physicist Herman von Helmholtz. This tree-lined square, with two children's playgrounds, a football field, several table tennis tables, a street court and a neighborhood, is approximately 3 metres above the surrounding streets of Raumerstraße, Lychener straße, Lettestraße, Schliemannstraße and Dunckerstraße. It conveys the characteristics of a small park, in the middle of a densely populated old building area, and performs the function of an important recreational area and a social contact point for residents.

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30. Wohnanlage ehem. Gertraudenhospital

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The former Gertraudenhospital at Wartenburgstraße 1 at the corner of Großbeerenstraße in Berlin's Kreuzberg district is a listed brick building with several wings and a park-like front garden from the 1870s. It is the second domicile of the St. Gertraudt Foundation, which was founded in 1411 as a "noble lady" in Berlin-Mitte and still exists today. The building, which was moved to Kreuzberg in 1872, was administered by the Am Urban Hospital in 1945. After its sale at the beginning of the 21st century, it was converted into a residential park with 103 condominiums and two commercial units by the Berlin architectural firm Stephan Höhne, while respecting the monument preservation aspects.

Wikipedia: Gertraudenhospital (Berlin) (DE)

31. Jelena-Šantić-Friedenspark

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Kienbergpark is a public green space and recreational facility on the east bank of the Wuhle River in Berlin's Hellersdorf district. It is named after Kienberg, which is 102.2 meters high in the center of the park. It was built on formerly fallow land in 1996 at the initiative of the Hellersdorf District Administration and is equipped with a peace sign made of natural materials. The park is also part of Trianon Park, which extends from Ahrensfelde to Köpenick, in the forest of Köpenick. In 2003, it was renamed Rohrbruchpark after Serbian peace activist and lead ballet dancer Jelena Santic. The park was renamed Kienbergpark as part of the 2017 IGA and underwent a minor redesign.

Wikipedia: Kienbergpark (DE)

32. Hahn-Meitner Building

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Nuclear fission was discovered in December 1938 by chemists Otto Hahn and Fritz Strassmann and physicists Lise Meitner and Otto Robert Frisch. Fission is a nuclear reaction or radioactive decay process in which the nucleus of an atom splits into two or more smaller, lighter nuclei and often other particles. The fission process often produces gamma rays and releases a very large amount of energy, even by the energetic standards of radioactive decay. Scientists already knew about alpha decay and beta decay, but fission assumed great importance because the discovery that a nuclear chain reaction was possible led to the development of nuclear power and nuclear weapons.

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33. Direktorenhaus Berlin

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The Direktorenhaus Berlin is a gallery and an art and cultural center in Berlin's Mitte district. It was founded in 2010 by Pascal Johanssen and Katja Kleiss in Berlin as an exhibition venue for applied arts. The center is located on the grounds and building complex of the Alte Münze, the former state mint in the historic center of Berlin. After 20 years of vacancy, the dilapidated building was renovated by the operators of the director's house and thus saved from decay. The Direktorenhaus is also the seat of Musicboard Berlin, well-known artists and musicians such as the Berlin rock band Bonaparte use the rooms of the house as studios and rehearsal rooms.

Wikipedia: Direktorenhaus (DE)

34. Gedenkstein für die 96 ermordeten Reichstagsabgeordneten

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Gedenkstein für die 96 ermordeten Reichstagsabgeordneten Sarah Ewart / CC BY-SA 3.0

The Memorial to the Murdered Members of the Reichstag is a memorial in Berlin, Germany. The memorial is located in front of the Reichstag building and commemorates the 96 members of the parliament who died unnaturally between 1933 and 1945 (1948). The idea of creating the monument started in the 1980s, and the memorial was erected in September 1992. It was designed by Dieter Appelt, Klaus W. Eisenlohr, Justus Müller, and Christian Zwirner. The memorial is made of 96 cast iron plates, with the names, birth and death dates and places engraved on the edges. It has been designed so that it can be extended if new names are discovered in the future.

Wikipedia: Memorial to the Murdered Members of the Reichstag (EN)

35. Ernst Haeckel

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Ernst Heinrich Philipp August Haeckel was a German zoologist, naturalist, eugenicist, philosopher, physician, professor, marine biologist and artist. He discovered, described and named thousands of new species, mapped a genealogical tree relating all life forms and coined many terms in biology, including ecology, phylum, phylogeny, and Protista. Haeckel promoted and popularised Charles Darwin's work in Germany and developed the influential but no longer widely held recapitulation theory claiming that an individual organism's biological development, or ontogeny, parallels and summarises its species' evolutionary development, or phylogeny.

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36. Café Achteck

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Café Achteck is a common local slang for certain public urinals in Berlin. These urinals consist of seven ornamentally decorated, green-painted cast iron wall segments, arranged onto an octagonal floor plan, provide standing room for seven men, and the eighth side is the entrance. The roof is crowned by an eight-sided ventilation hood. In front of the entrance, there is a privacy screen of at least three segments. The design for these urinals came from the city councillor Carl Theodor Rospatt in 1878. In 1920 there were about 142 of these urinals in Greater Berlin, and today about a dozen preserved specimens can be found.

Wikipedia: Café Achteck (EN)

37. Friedenskirche

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The Protestant Church of Peace is situated in the Marly Gardens on the Green Fence in the palace grounds of Sanssouci Park in Potsdam, Germany. The church was built according to the wishes and with the close involvement of the artistically gifted King Frederick William IV and designed by the court architect, Ludwig Persius. After Persius' death in 1845, the architect Friedrich August Stüler was charged with continuing his work. Building included work by Ferdinand von Arnim and Ludwig Ferdinand Hesse also. The church is located in the area covered by the UNESCO World Heritage Site Palaces and Parks of Potsdam and Berlin.

Wikipedia: Church of Peace, Potsdam (EN)

38. Hererostein

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The Hererostein is a memorial stone at the Columbiadamm cemetery in Berlin-Neukölln. It is dedicated to seven volunteers of the German Schutztruppe who fell between 1904 and 1907 in the former colony German-South West Africa. After protests by civil society associations against this commemoration of the perpetrators of a genocide, a commenting memorial plaque was laid in the ground in front of the stone in 2009, commemorating the victims among the Herero and Nama peoples. The ensemble of Hererostein and Namibia memorial plate is the only monument in Berlin that commemorates the former German occupation of Namibia.

Wikipedia: Hererostein (DE)

39. Rüdesheimer Platz

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Rüdesheimer Square is located in Wilmsdorf District of Berlin, which is the center of Rheingao District. To the west of the square is Rüdesheimer Street and to the east is Ahrweilerstraße. The streets are named after towns and villages in the Rheingao-Taunus district of Hesse. Wilmersdorf District has cooperated with Rheingau-Taunus District since 1972 and has been a partnership since 1991. Since 1984, the partnership has also included vineyards at Wilmsdorf Stadium and grapes from Rheingau-Taunus, which winemakers use to make Wilmsdorf Rheingau pearls. The first harvest was in the autumn of 1986.

Wikipedia: Rüdesheimer Platz (DE)

40. Mahnmal (Hinrichtungsstätte der NS-Militärjustiz)

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The Murellenberge, the Murellenschlucht and the Schanzenwald are a hilly landscape formed during the Weichselian glaciation in the Berlin village of Ruhleben in the Westend district of the borough of Charlottenburg-Wilmersdorf. The area is located west of the Olympic site. The largest part of the compression and terminal moraine landscape is designated as a nature reserve Murellenschlucht and Schanzenwald, which belongs to the biotope network Fließwiese Ruhleben, Tiefwerder Wiesen and Grunewald. About 1⁄2 kilometers northeast of the area lies the natural monument Murellenteich.

Wikipedia: Murellenberge, Murellenschlucht und Schanzenwald (DE)

41. Martin-Luther-Gedächtniskirche

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Martin-Luther-Gedächtniskirche Die Autorenschaft wurde nicht in einer maschinell lesbaren Form angegeben. Es wird Harald Rossa als Autor angenommen (basierend auf den Rechteinhaber-Angaben). / CC BY-SA 2.5

The Protestant Martin Luther Memorial Church in Berlin's Mariendorf district is an architectural monument and testimony of a special kind. It was built from 1933 to 1935 on the basis of long-standing plans. In the design of the interior, state and church symbolism mixed, as can be seen to this day. For this reason, since about 2004, when the church hit the headlines due to its poor state of construction, it has occasionally been referred to in the press as a "Nazi church". The community itself sees the remains of this design in the zeitgeist of 1933 as a memorial and memorial.

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42. Mahnmal für die im Nationalsozialismus verfolgten Juden in Spandau

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Spandau Synagogue was a synagogue at 12 Lindenufer in the Old Town area of Spandau, Berlin, Germany. It was also known as Spandauer Vereinssynagoge. The synagogue was built in 1894–95 and was destroyed on 9 November 1938 (Kristallnacht) when it was set on fire. The ruins were removed, probably in 1942. The site is now marked by a memorial tablet, installed in 1988. The congregation maintained a Jewish cemetery, on Spandau's Neue Bergstrasse, which was closed by the Nazi government and was evacuated in 1939 to the Cemetery of the Orthodox congregation Adass Jisroel in Berlin.

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43. Deutsches Theater

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The Deutsches Theater (DT) in the Friedrich-Wilhelm-Stadt in the Mitte district on Schumannstraße in Berlin was opened in 1850 as Friedrich-Wilhelm-Städtisches Theater and initially cultivated an entertainment repertoire. From the end of the 19th century, it was a privately run and financed stage with an educated middle-class repertoire. In the 20th century, it was mainly used for the performance of plays, with a large proportion of classical plays and rather conservative audiences. Since the 1990s, it has been one of Berlin's four subsidized, directorial theatres.

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44. Berliner U-Bahn-Museum

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The U-Bahn-Museum in Berlin is part of the U-Bahn-Museum in Berlin. It opened on September 3, 1997 and is owned by the U-Bahn e Association in Berlin. It is the third subway museum in Europe, second only to Moscow and Budapest. The Berlin Metro Museum is located in the electromechanical lever interlocking system of Olympia Stadium, which operated from 1931 to 1983. Interlocked adjacent rooms are showrooms with many exhibits. In addition to the occasional photo exhibition, four to six special trips of the train type that are no longer running are organized every year.

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45. Marion-Gräfin-Dönhoff-Platz

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The Dönhoffplatz in Berlin on Leipziger Straße in the district of Mitte was a square and green area named after the Prussian Lieutenant General Alexander von Dönhoff between the 1740s and 1975. In the course of the redevelopment of Leipziger Straße in 1975, the square as such was abandoned. In 1979, a reconstruction of the Spittelkolonnaden was erected on the remaining nameless green area. The area was named Marion-Gräfin-Dönhoff-Platz in 2010. The eponym Marion Countess Dönhoff comes – like Alexander von Dönhoff – from the noble family of the Dönhoffs.

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46. Paulus-Kirche

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The Pauluskirche in the Berlin district of Lichterfelde was planned and built in the style of brick Gothic by Fritz Gottlob. The construction costs amounted to 250,000 marks. The church was consecrated on June 2, 1900. After major damage in the Second World War, the church building was rebuilt between 1951 and 1957 under the direction of Erich Ruhtz and Karl Streckebach and reconsecrated on 24 March 1957 by Bishop Otto Dibelius. In 1987, a fundamental renovation of the church took place according to plans by Peter Lehrecke. The church is now a listed building.

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47. Park am Gleisdreieck - Westpark

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Park am Gleisdreieck - Westpark Lienhard Schulz (picture). Grün Berlin GmbH, Bezirksamt Tempelhof-Schöneberg, Senatsverwaltung für Stadtentwicklung und Umwelt (Information board/map). / CC BY-SA 3.0

The Park am Gleisdreieck is a public green and recreational area in Berlin. The approximately 31.5 hectare park is located on the wastelands of the former Anhalter and Potsdam freight yard at Gleisdreieck and extends from the Landwehrkanal via Yorckstraße to the Monumentenbrücke. The complex consists of three parts of the park, which were opened between 2011 and 2014:Ostpark in Kreuzberg, 17 hectares, opened on 2 September 2011, Westpark in Kreuzberg, 9 hectares, opened on 31 May 2013, Dora-Duncker-Park in Schöneberg, 5.5 hectares, opened on 21 March 2014.

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48. Glaubenskirche

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The Glaubenskirche is a Protestant church in Friedrich-Franz-Straße in Berlin's Tempelhof district. The building was designed by the Charlottenburg architects Ferdinand Köhler and Paul Kranz, who had already taken over the construction of the Realgymnasium opposite. The three-nave hall church, built in the First World War, can be attributed to contemporary reform architecture, the plastered masonry building manages in its external appearance without historicizing décor. The church, together with the rectories and the parish hall, is a listed building.

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49. Alte Pfarrkirche Lichtenberg

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The Alte Pfarrkirche Lichtenberg, the old Lichtenberg village church, is an early Gothic rectangular fieldstone building in the Berlin district of Lichtenberg. It dates back to the 13th century and has been rebuilt, destroyed and rebuilt several times. The church is next to the community center Am Fennpfuhl one of two church buildings of the Evangelical parish Lichtenberg, which belongs to the church district Lichtenberg-Oberspree in the district of Berlin of the Evangelical Church Berlin-Brandenburg-Silesian Upper Lusatia. It is a listed building.

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50. Waldbühne

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The Waldbühne is a theatre at Olympiapark Berlin in Berlin, Germany. It was designed by German architect Werner March in emulation of a Greek theatre and built between 1934 and 1936 as the Dietrich-Eckart-Freilichtbühne, a Nazi Thingplatz, and opened in association with the 1936 Summer Olympics. Since World War II it has been used for a variety of events, including boxing matches, film showings and classical and rock concerts. It seats more than 22,000 people. The venue is located off Friedrich-Friesen-Allee just northeast of Glockenturmstraße.

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51. Offenbarungskirche

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The Offenbarungskirche is a Protestant church in the Friedrichshain district of Berlin. It is one of a total of 43 emergency churches built in Germany after the Second World War according to a design by Bauhaus architect Otto Bartning. It belongs to the Evangelical parish of Boxhagen-Stralau in the church district of Berlin Stadtmitte. It is one of three places of worship in the congregation and the central place of congregational work. The church is not alone, but part of a multifunctional community center, which also includes other group rooms.

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52. Heilig Kreuz-Kirche

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The Heilig-Kreuz-Kirche is a Protestant church in the Kreuzberg district of Berlin, Germany. It is located on Zossener Straße just before the Landwehrkanal, diagonally opposite the cemeteries in front of the Hallesches Tor. It was built between 1885 and 1888 according to plans by the master builder Johannes Otzen under the supervision of Julius Kleinau. Since 1 February 2000, the former Holy Cross parish has been united with the Passion congregation in the Evangelical parish of the Holy Cross Passion of the church district of Berlin Stadtmitte.

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53. Kulturforum

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The Kulturforum is a collection of cultural buildings in Berlin. It was built up in the 1950s and 1960s at the edge of West Berlin, after most of the once unified city's cultural assets had been lost behind the Berlin Wall. The Kulturforum is characterized by its innovative modernist architecture; several buildings are distinguished by the organic designs of Hans Scharoun, and the Neue Nationalgalerie was designed by Mies van der Rohe. Today, the Kulturforum lies immediately to the west of the redeveloped commercial node of Potsdamer Platz.

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54. Absturz eines sowjetischen Kampfflugzeugs 1966

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The Stößensee is a lake formed by a bulge of the Havel in the Berlin boroughs of Spandau and Charlottenburg-Wilmersdorf. It is located between the Pichelswerder and the Grunewald forest and is about 350 meters wide and 1100 meters long. On the Rupenhorn, the wooded high bank rises up to 35 meters to the Grunewald. Numerous yacht and rowing clubs, sailing clubs, excursion restaurants and hotels are located around the lake. In the 19th century, the lake and its surroundings were among the most popular destinations for Spandau and Berliners.

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55. Brecht-Haus

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The Brecht House at Chausseestraße 125 in Berlin-Mitte was the home of Bertolt Brecht and Helene Weigel from 1953 until his death. It is to be distinguished from the house of the two after their return from exile, which is located in the Berliner Allee in Weißensee. The Brecht-Haus Mitte is located next to the Dorotheenstädtischer Friedhof, where both are graves, and houses the Brecht-Weigel-Museum, archives on Weigel and Brecht as well as the Literaturforum in the Brechthaus. The building was built in 1843 and is now a listed building.

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56. FHXB Friedrichshain-Kreuzberg Museum

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The FHXB Friedrichshain-Kreuzberg Museum is a local history museum focusing on the borough of Friedrichshain-Kreuzberg in Berlin, Germany. It contains a historical archive related to both parts of the district, permanent exhibits on urban development and social and immigration history, temporary exhibits on the district's past and present, and a historic printing press. The museum is part of the Culture and History Department within the district administration of Friedrichshain-Kreuzberg, and is located at Adalbertstrasse 95a in Kreuzberg.

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57. Grünes Gitter

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The Green Gate in Potsdam is the main gateway into Sanssouci Park and is situated at the end of the avenue to Sanssouci Palace. This begins as one of three roads that radiate from the Luisenplatz square. The gate was designed by Ludwig Ferdinand Hesse and was put up in 1854 as part of the construction of the Church of Peace. Its name comes from the colour in which the gate was painted. Additional ornamentation is provided by individual bars and points being picked up in gold leaf. The iron gate bears the initials of Frederick William IV.

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58. Körnerpark

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The Körnerpark is situated in Berlin Neukölln between Jonasstraße, Schierker Straße, Selkestraße and Wittmannsdorfer Straße. The approximately 2.4 hectare park resembles a palace garden. The feature in the eastern part of the park is a cascade with fountains. Opposite, to the west, an orangery houses a café and a gallery for temporary exhibitions, and forms the boundary of the park. During summer weekends the forecourt of the orangery is used for free concerts and performances. The northern part is dominated by a flower garden.

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59. Portico of the destroyed Anhalter Station

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The Anhalter Bahnhof is a former railway terminus in Berlin, Germany, approximately 600 m (2,000 ft) southeast of Potsdamer Platz. Once one of Berlin's most important railway stations, it was severely damaged in World War II, and finally closed for traffic in 1952, when the GDR-owned Deutsche Reichsbahn rerouted all railway traffic between Berlin and places in the GDR avoiding the West Berlin area. The station's name lives on in the Berlin S-Bahn station of the same name, opened in October 1939 as part of the North-South S-Bahn link.

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60. Lausitzer Platz

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Lausitzer Platz is a city square and at the same time the name of the surrounding street in the Kreuzberg district of Berlin. The square, named after Lusatia southeast of Berlin, was already kept free within the former city wall and received its name in 1849. In 1847, the New Köpenick Gate was built here. In the middle of the square is the Emmaus Church, planned by August Orth and built between 1890 and 1893. It was in its original form – destroyed in the Second World War – after the Berlin Cathedral the largest church in Berlin.

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61. Dorfkirche Lichterfelde

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The Evangelical village church Lichterfelde in today's Berlin district Lichterfelde is one of more than 50 village churches in Berlin. The first simple hall church, built in the first half of the 14th century from less carefully worked fieldstone ashlars, was severely damaged in the Thirty Years' War. In 1701 the church was restored as a plaster building. It received a half-timbered roof tower, which was modified in 1735. In the following period, the church was renewed and enlarged several times. The church is a listed building.

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62. Jägertor

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The Jägertor from 1733 is the oldest preserved Potsdam city gate. It stands in the axis of Lindenstraße and forms one of the city exits to the north. It got its name after the electoral hunting court in front of the city. The gate was originally part of the Potsdam Excise Wall, which did not serve as a fortification, but was intended to prevent the desertion of soldiers and the smuggling of goods. Since Lindenstraße cut through the former wall at an angle, the Jägertor was built diagonally to the course of the wall.

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63. Fichtebunker

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The Fichtestraße gas meter originally belonged to a collection of four gas tanks, the Fichtestraße gas tank station. Built in 1883-1884, this building is the oldest existing gas meter in Berlin and the only existing one made of bricks. During the Second World War, it was transformed into a bomb shelter. In September 2006, the Berlin Land Real Estate Fund sold the building to private investors, who built apartments on the roof of the gas meter before spring 2010. The building and its ancillary buildings are protected.

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64. Bröhan-Museum

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The Bröhan Museum is a Berlin state museum for Art Nouveau, Art Deco, and Functionalism, located in Berlin's Charlottenburg district. The Museum is named after its founder, entrepreneur and art collector Karl. H. Bröhan (1921–2000), who donated his collection to the state of Berlin on the occasion of his 60th birthday. In 1983, the Bröhan Museum opened in its current space, which belongs to the Charlottenburg Palace ensemble and was originally built for the guard regiment. Since 1994, it has been a state museum.

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65. Jewish Museum

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The Jewish Museum Berlin was opened in 2001 and is the largest Jewish museum in Europe. On 3,500 square metres of floor space, the museum presents the history of Jews in Germany from the Middle Ages to the present day, with new focuses and new scenography. It consists of three buildings, two of which are new additions specifically built for the museum by architect Daniel Libeskind. German-Jewish history is documented in the collections, the library and the archive, and is reflected in the museum's program of events.

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66. Wasserturmplatz

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The Wasserturmplatz is a square with a historic water tower in the Berlin district of Prenzlauer Berg near the Kollwitzplatz and the synagogue Rykestraße. The Wasserturmplatz is a listed garden monument. Furthermore, there is also the listed building ensemble Wasserturmplatz, consisting of water tower, deep tank, riser tube tower, engine house and float house. The Wasserturm is the oldest surviving such tower in Berlin. In travel guides, the water tower is often referred to by the alternative name Dicker Hermann.

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67. Evangelisch-Lutherische Kirche

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The Evangelical Lutheran Church Berlin, Annenstraße 52/53, is a church of the Independent Evangelical Lutheran Church (SELK) and is located in the Luisenstadt in the Berlin district Mitte of the district of the same name. It is the first church of the Evangelical Lutheran (Old Lutheran) Church in the city. The parish belongs to the church district Berlin-Brandenburg. The church is also called Annenkirche in the vernacular – because of its location on Annenstraße – and is a registered architectural monument.

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68. Podbielskieiche

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Deutsches Stadion was a multi-use sports stadium in Berlin, Germany. It was located at Deutsches Sportforum in the present-day Westend quarter on the northern rim of the large Grunewald forest. Built according to plans designed by Otto March, it was opened on 8 June 1913, on the occasion of Emperor Wilhelm's II silver jubilee, due to host the 1916 Summer Olympics that were cancelled after the outbreak of World War I. The stadium was destroyed 20 years later and replaced by the current Olympiastadion.

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69. Spandau Citadel

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The Spandau Citadel is a fortress in Berlin, Germany, one of the best-preserved Renaissance military structures of Europe. Built from 1559–94 atop a medieval fort on an island near the meeting of the Havel and the Spree, it was designed to protect the town of Spandau, which is now part of Berlin. In recent years it has been used as a museum and has become a popular tourist spot. Furthermore, the inner courtyard of the Citadel has served as an open air concert venue in the summertime since 2005.

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70. Luisenkirche

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The Luisenkirche is a Protestant municipal and parish church in Charlottenburg, now part of Berlin, Germany. The building in Baroque style was begun in 1710, and around 100 years later named after Queen Luise of Prussia. Karl Friedrich Schinkel made suggestions for the addition of a steeple and interior changes in 1821, which were partly carried out from 1823. The Luisenkirche burnt in World War II and was rebuilt in the 1950s. A restoration in 1987/88 revived some of Schinkel's design.

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71. Gebhard von Blücher

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The Blücher Memorial on Bebelplatz green space in Berlin's Mitte district commemorates the Prussian field marshal and freedom fighter Gebhard Leberecht von Blücher (1742–1819). Created from 1819 to 1826 by Christian Daniel Rauch in neoclassical style, it is a masterpiece of the Berlin school of sculpture. Until 1950 the bronze statue stood at the front of Unter den Linden avenue, with which it formed an urban ensemble, and since 1963 it has stood at the back of the current location.

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72. German Chancellery

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The Federal Chancellery in Berlin is the official seat and residence of the chancellor of Germany as well as their executive office, the German Chancellery. As part of the move of the German Federal Government from Bonn to Berlin, the office moved into the new building planned by the architects Axel Schultes and Charlotte Frank. The building, which is the largest government headquarters in the world, is part of the "Federal Belt" in the Spreebogen, Willy-Brandt-Straße 1, 10557 Berlin.

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73. Fichtenberg

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At 68 metres above sea level, the Fichtenberg is the highest elevation in the Berlin district of Steglitz. It is located between Schloßstraße and the Botanical Garden. The village of Stegelitze, first mentioned in 1242, developed around the mountain, which was later called Steglitz. The mountain bore the name Kiefernberg until about 1900. The term Steglitzer Fichtenberg, on the other hand, was common before 1900 for the hills east of the village, which were later called Rauhe Berge.

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74. Gedenkstätte Lindenstr. 54/55

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The memorial Lindenstraße 54/55 in Potsdam commemorates the political persecution in both German dictatorships. The house, popularly known as the "Lindenhotel", served as a remand prison for political prisoners during the National Socialist era and was taken over after the war by the Soviet secret service NKVD/MGB and later by the East German State Security in the same function. After the political change, it became the House of Democracy and from 2007 it was used as a memorial.

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75. Erlöserkirche

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The Evangelical Church of the Redeemer in Berlin's Moabit district was built between 1909 and 1912 according to plans by the architectural firm Dinklage, Paulus & Lilloe. Together with the municipal hall, completed in 1913, it forms a monument complex. The Evangelical Church of the Redeemer belongs to the Evangelical parish of Berlin-Tiergarten and thus to the church district Berlin Stadtmitte (KKBS) of the Evangelical Church Berlin-Brandenburg-Silesian Upper Lusatia (EKBO).

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76. St. Antonius & St. Shenouda Kirche

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St. Antonius & St. Shenouda Kirche Angela Monika Arnold / CC BY-SA 2.0 de

The Church of Faith in the Berlin district of Lichtenberg on today's Roedeliusplatz is a former Protestant church built between 1903 and 1905. Already in the 1980s, the East Berlin magistrate placed it under monument protection. Since 1998, the building has been owned by the Coptic Church, which is gradually renovating, converting the church into a Coptic bishop's seat and transforming it into an ecumenical centre. The church was renamed St. Anthony and St. Shenouda Church.

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77. Galgenhaus

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The Galgenhaus, also called Palais Happe, Brüderstraße 10 in Berlin's Mitte district, is – like the Nicolaihaus two houses down – one of the few surviving Berlin town houses whose origins date back to the 17th century and which are listed buildings. The residential and office building was completed in 1688. The builder and first occupant of the house was probably the chamber councillor Wilhelm Heinrich von Happe. Heinrich Philipp von Happe is also named as the client.

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78. Temple of Friendship

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The Temple of Friendship is a small, round building in Sanssouci Park, Potsdam, in Germany. It was built by King Frederick II of Prussia in memory of his sister, Princess Wilhelmine of Prussia, who died in 1758. The building, in the form of a classical temple, was built south of the park's main boulevard between 1768 by architect Carl von Gontard. It complements the Temple of Antiquities, which lies due north of the boulevard on an axis with the Temple of Friendship.

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79. Wandervogel Gedenktafel

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Wandervogel is the name adopted by a popular movement of German youth groups from 1896 to 1933, who protested against industrialization by going to hike in the country and commune with nature in the woods. Drawing influence from medieval wandering scholars, their ethos was to revive old Teutonic values, with a strong emphasis on German nationalism. According to historians, a major contribution of the Wandervögel was the revival of folk songs in wider German society.

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80. Gutshaus Steglitz

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Gutshaus Steglitz, also known as Wrangelschlösschen, is a country house built between 1795 and 1808 in the classical style in the Berlin district of Steglitz in the borough of Steglitz-Zehlendorf. The building, built as a manor house, is located at Schloßstraße 48 and houses the Schlosspark Theater and a cinema hall in an outbuilding. It is one of the last surviving architectural testimonies of Prussian early classicism and has been a listed building since 1923.

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81. Alte Post

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The Alte Post is the former main post office in the Berlin district of Neukölln. The former imperial post office, an elaborately designed monument, is one of the most striking buildings on Neukölln's Karl-Marx-Straße. Together with the town hall and the district court, it is one of the public buildings that were built shortly after Rixdorf was appointed a city in 1899 and contributed significantly to the development of a city centre in today's Karl-Marx-Straße.

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82. museum Fluxus+

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The museum FLUXUS+ is located in Potsdam, Germany and opened in the city's new cultural centre Schiffbauergasse in April 2008. It is Potsdam's first museum of modern art. The 1000 sqm exhibition space of the two-storey building comprehends artworks from private collections. With its large art+life-shop, its café, an “atrium” for temporary exhibitions and events, the museum FLUXUS+ has become a cultural meeting point not only for artists and art-lovers.

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83. DDR-Museum

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The DDR Museum is a privately run museum in the DomAquarée in Berlin-Mitte. In its permanent exhibition, it deals with the life and everyday culture of the GDR. In 2015, it was one of the most visited museums and memorials in Berlin with 584,000 visitors. Since 1 September 2021, the exhibition DDR Museum: Motorrad has been part of the DDR Museum as a second house. The motorcycle exhibition on 800 m² includes over 130 motorcycles produced in the GDR.

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84. Regine-Hildebrandt-Park

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The Regine-Hildebrandt-Park is an urban park in the Berlin district of Hellersdorf, Marzahn-Hellersdorf, which received the name of the Brandenburg politician Regine Hildebrandt at its inauguration in 2007. It covers an area of 26,800 square meters and is bordered by the subway line to Hönow, Riesaer Straße, Mylauer Weg and Kastanienallee boulevard. After the first expansion phase, further parts were completed and handed over to the public by 2010.

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85. David Bowie Gedenktafel

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David Bowie Gedenktafel Photographer: Photobra|Adam Bielawski Derivative work: Y2kcrazyjoker4 / CC BY-SA 3.0

David Robert Jones, known professionally as David Bowie, was an English singer-songwriter and actor. A leading figure in the music industry, he is regarded as one of the most influential musicians of the 20th century. Bowie was acclaimed by critics and musicians, particularly for his innovative work during the 1970s. His career was marked by reinvention and visual presentation, and his music and stagecraft had a significant impact on popular music.

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86. Markthalle Tempelhof

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The former Tempelhof depot was a tram depot in the Berlin district of Tempelhof used by the Berliner Verkehrsbetriebe until 1961. Since 1875 there has been a horse-drawn tram depot on the property, which was rebuilt in 1899 for electric operation and rebuilt again in 1924/25. The last remaining hall was built according to plans by Jean Krämer and is a listed building. It has been integrated into the T-Damm-Center since a renovation in 2014/15.

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87. Denkzeichen Modezentrum Hausvogteiplatz

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Hausvogteiplatz is located in Berlin's Mitte district at the interface between Friedrichswerder and Friedrichstadt. It is a relatively small diagonally triangular square, which was built on former fortifications. In the 19th and early 20th centuries, it gained supra-regional importance as the centre of ready-to-wear clothing in Berlin. Part of the development is a listed building. On the square is the memorial fashion center Hausvogteiplatz.

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88. Ernst-Thälmann-Denkmal

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The Ernst Thälmann Monument on Greifswalder Straße in Berlin's Prenzlauer Berg district is a colossal statue in honor of KPD leader Ernst Thälmann. It was created by the Soviet sculptor Lev Kerbel. The unveiling took place on 15 April 1986 in the Ernst-Thälmann-Park, which is also a listed building. The following day, on Thälmann's hundredth birthday, the XI Party Congress of the Socialist Unity Party of Germany (SED) began in Berlin.

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89. Holy Trinity

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The Roman Catholic Trinity Church at Böcklinstraße 7/8 in the Berlin district of Friedrichshain in the Friedrichshain-Kreuzberg district is a listed building. The church building, which was integrated into the closed perimeter block development, and the rectory were built between 1913 and 1915 according to plans by Wilhelm J. Frydag in the architectural style of the beginning of modernism with reminiscences of the Neo-Romanesque period.

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90. Großsiedlung Britz (Hufeisensiedlung)

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The Hufeisensiedlung is a housing estate in Berlin, built in 1925–33. It was designed by architect Bruno Taut, municipal planning head and co-architect Martin Wagner, garden architect Leberecht Migge and Neukölln gardens director Ottokar Wagler. In 1986 the ensemble was placed under German heritage protection. On 7 July 2008 it was inscribed as one of six estates that constitute the Berlin Modernism Housing Estates World Heritage Site.

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91. Maria, Hilfe der Christen

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Maria, Hilfe der Christen (Mary, Help of Christians) is a Roman Catholic parish church in the Berlin district of Spandau. It is located at Flankenschanze 43 on the corner of Galenstraße and was built between 1908 and 1910. With the parish patronage of Mary, Help of Christians, a medieval attribute of Mary was taken up, which is also one of the invocations of the Litany of Laureta. The building has been a listed building since the 1980s.

Wikipedia: Maria, Hilfe der Christen (Spandau) (DE)

92. Dorfkirche Mariendorf

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The village church Mariendorf is the oldest church of the Protestant parish of the district and - because of its floor plan as a four-part apse church and the careful ashlar of the field stones - one of the oldest village churches in the Berlin city area. It dates from the second quarter of the 13th century and is located in the old village center at the corner of Mariendorfer Damm / Alt-Mariendorf in the Berlin district of Mariendorf.

Wikipedia: Dorfkirche Mariendorf (Berlin) (DE)

93. Chinese House

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Chinese House Johann H. Addicks - addicks@gmx.net / GFDL 1.2

The Chinese House is a garden pavilion in Sanssouci Park in Potsdam, Germany. Frederick the Great had it built, about seven hundred metres southwest of the Sanssouci Summer Palace, to adorn his flower and vegetable garden. The garden architect was Johann Gottfried Büring, who between 1755 and 1764 designed the pavilion in the then-popular style of Chinoiserie, a mixture of ornamental rococo elements and parts of Chinese architecture.

Wikipedia: Chinese House (Potsdam) (EN)

94. Katholisch-Apostolische Gemeinde Berlin-West

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The church of the Catholic Apostolic Community Berlin-West at Pohlstraße 81 was built in 1894 in neo-Gothic style and consecrated on 3 October 1894. It has 450 seats and was under the direction of the "angels" C. Wagener, Rudolf Gerds, Hermann Baltzer and Oskar H. Quenzel. From 1897, the community was divided into two districts of elders with a total of 700 regular visitors. In 1914, the congregation had 1100 worshippers on Sundays.

Wikipedia: Katholisch-Apostolische Gemeinde (Berlin-Tiergarten) (DE)

95. Jüdisches Gymnasium Moses Mendelssohn

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The Jewish Gymnasium Moses Mendelssohn, formerly the boys' school of the Jewish Community, later middle school of the Jewish Community, is today a state-approved private school of the Jewish Community of Berlin. As a denominational school, it accepts both Jewish and non-Jewish students. The school building is located on Große Hamburger Straße in Berlin-Mitte. Until the summer of 2012, the school was called Jüdische Oberschule.

Wikipedia: Jüdisches Gymnasium Moses Mendelssohn (DE)

96. Galerie Futura

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Alpha nova & galerie futura is an exhibition and event venue in Berlin, which has existed since 1986, linking cultural production and cultural dissemination practice through feminist and anti-racist methods. The theme of the exhibition is visual arts, which is complemented by performances, lectures, readings, film screenings, discussions, music and workshops. The focus is on promoting female artists and raising their visibility.

Wikipedia: Alpha nova & galerie futura (DE)

97. Rossebändiger

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The Kammergericht (KG) is the Oberlandesgericht, the highest state court, for the city-state of Berlin, Germany. As an ordinary court according to the German Courts Constitution Act (Gerichtsverfassungsgesetz), it deals with criminal and civil cases, superior to the local Amtsgerichte and the Landgericht Berlin. Its name differs from other state courts for historic reasons; it is the only court called Kammergericht in Germany.

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98. Peter-Behrens-Halle

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The AEG turbine factory was built in 1909, at Huttenstraße 12–16 in the Moabit district of Berlin. It is the best-known work of architect Peter Behrens. The 100m long steel framed building with 15m tall glass windows on either side is considered the first attempt to introduce restrained modern design to industrial architecture. It was a bold move, and world first that would have a durable impact on architecture as a whole.

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99. Heilig-Kreuz-Kirche

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Heilig-Kreuz-Kirche Angela Monika Arnold / CC BY-SA 2.0 de

The Heilig-Kreuz-Kirche in the Berlin district of Wilmersdorf is a Roman Catholic church, which was built from 1911 to 1912 according to plans by the architect Max Hasak and incorporated into the northern row of houses on Hildegardstraße according to the general arrangement of Empress Auguste Viktoria. It is a single-nave church, veneered with red bricks and designed with Gothic elements. The building is a listed building.

Wikipedia: Heilig-Kreuz-Kirche (Berlin-Wilmersdorf) (DE)

100. SeeStudios

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The New Apostolic Church Berlin-Weißensee is a former sacred building of the New Apostolic Church (NAC) in the District Church of Berlin Brandenburg. It is located at Gartenstraße 37 in Berlin's Weißensee district of the Pankow district and was designed by Albert Gericke. On July 3, 1932, the building complex was inaugurated. The church building was sold in October 2019. It is a listed building, including the town hall.

Wikipedia: Neuapostolische Kirche (Berlin-Weißensee) (DE)

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