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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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Wannsee – In A Berlin Minute (Week 158)

The famous Berlin lake Wannsee is really two lakes, Kleiner Wannsee and Grosser Wannsee, that are bights of the river Havel. In this video I only show a small part of Grosser Wannsee…

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Berlin Bears / Bärenzwinger – In A Berlin Minute (Week 157)

Since 1280 the coat of arms, mascot and symbol for Berlin has been the bear. It is actually not exactly clear where the name of the city or the connection to the animal…

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Teufelsberg Spy Station – In A Berlin Minute (Week 155)

In the northern part of the nature preserve Grunewald Forest, on top of the man-made hill Teufelsberg (Devil’s Mountain) sits the former US spy listening station Teufelsberg Spy Station. From Teufelsberg Spy Station,…

Berlin Ringbahn (Circular Railway) – In A Berlin Minute (Week 154)

The Berlin Ringbahn (circular railway) is a 37.5 km (23.3 mi) long city train (S-Bahn) line around the center of Berlin. There are two trains: S41 goes clockwise, the S42 goes counter-clockwise. For…

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Alexanderplatz Time-Lapse – In A Berlin Minute (Week 153)

Alexanderplatz is the bustling center of Mitte, the central neighborhood of Berlin (and formerly part of East Berlin). During week 7 of the web series In A Berlin Minute I already focused on…

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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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