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Christ the Redeemer – World Wonder (Brazil) – In Another Minute (309)

The massive statue of “Christ the Redeemer” (Portuguese: “Cristo Redentor”) in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, was declared one of the New 7 Wonders of the World in 2007. While I visited the statue…

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Swetsville Zoo – In A Colorado Minute (Week 194)

American Roadside Attractions – something about them is quite mystical. They evoke the image of America as an adventure land without borders, crisscrossed by long highways, strewn with fascinating characters on and off…

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Märchenbrunnen (Fairy Tale Fountain) – In A Berlin Minute (Week 160)

The Märchenbrunnen (Fairy Tale Fountain) in Volkspark Friedrichshain was opened in 1913 and is the largest fountain of the Kaiser era. It was conceived by Ludwig Hoffmann. The fountain is surrounded by sculptures…

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Volkspark Friedrichshain (People’s Park) – In A Berlin Minute (Week 159)

Volkspark Friedrichshain (People’s Park Friedrichshain) is on the border of the neighborhoods Prenzlauer Berg and Friedrichshain and conveniently located along the M10 tram line. It’s the oldest park in Berlin and one of…

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Bohemian Rixdorf (Böhmisch-Rixdorf) – In A Berlin Minute (Week 152)

Dorf Rixdorf (village Rixdorf) or Böhmisch Rixdorf (Bohemian Rixdorf) is a little Berlin neighborhood, which is now part or Neukölln. Originally it was founded in 1737 by Protestant refugees from Bohemia. The main…

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Schloss Charlottenburg Palace (Outside) – In A Berlin Minute (Week 129)

The Schloss Charlottenburg (English: Charlottenburg Palace) is the largest palace in Berlin and was originally commissioned by Sophie Charlotte, the wife of Friedrich III (later known as King Friedrich I) in the late 17th century,…

Viktoriapark, Kreuzberg – In A Berlin Minute (Week 125)

Viktoriapark is an urban park, which opened in the Kreuzberg neighborhood in 1894. Its significant sights are the monument (designed by Karl Friedrich Schinkel) on top of the hill commemorating the liberation war during…

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Siegessäule (Victory Column – Goldelse) – In A Berlin Minute (Week 120)

Siegessäule (Victory Column) and especially the Viktoria Statue on top, which Berliners like to call Goldelse is one of the outstanding landmarks in Berlin and should be on everyone’s must-see list. It’s located inside…

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