Tag : Things to see in Berlin Germany

Berlin in Black and White from the River Spree

This is a follow-up on the post Berlin as seen from the River Spree. Adding a few more photos of the riverside cityscape, old and modern architecture, and bridges, including my two favorite bridges of Berlin – Moltke Bridge (Moltkebrücke) and Oberbaum Bridge (Oberbaumbrücke). Interesting story about Moltke Bridge The most beautiful bridge in Berlin (in my opinion) Moltke Bridge …

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Checkpoint Charlie. Berlin, Germany

Checkpoint Charlie (or “Checkpoint C”) was the name given by the Western Allies to the best-known Berlin Wall crossing point between East Berlin and West Berlin during the Cold War. The Soviet Union prompted the construction of the Berlin Wall in 1961 to stop Eastern Bloc emigration westward through the Soviet border system, preventing escape across the city sector border …

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