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Reichstag – In A Berlin Minute (Week 170)

The Berlin building referred to as the Reichstag (officially: Reichtagsgebäude) today houses the Bundestag, which is the name for the German parliament. It was originally opened in 1894 when Germany was still the…

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My Mother’s Flower Garden – In Another Minute (Week 169)

To me this may just be the most beautiful place in the world: my mother’s flower garden (Der Blumengarten meiner Mutter) in the Haseldorfer Marsch (seen in week 19), just outside of Hamburg….

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Sunset Time Lapse – In A Berlin Minute (Week 164)

Sunset over Berlin and the Spree river – with views of the TV Tower (Fernsehturm), Molecule Man and the Oberbaum Bridge (Oberbaumbrücke) filmed this week on the Elsenbrücke on a beautiful summer evening….

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Tierpark Zoo – In A Berlin Minute (Week 163)

Hauptstadt Zoo Tierpark is the zoo in the former East Berlin, not to be mixed up with Berlin Zoologischer Garten, the zoo in former West Berlin, or Tiergarten, the large park in the…

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Prenzlauer Berg – In A Berlin Minute (Week 162)

Prenzlauer Berg (Prenzlau Hill – or Prenzlau Slope as I like to call it in reference to the very similar Park Slope in Brooklyn that we’ve been calling home since 2001) is a…

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Zoo Aquarium – In A Berlin Minute (Week 161)

The Berlin Zoo Aquarium opened in 1913 as part of the world-renowned Berlin Zoological Garden (Zoologischer Garten Berlin). It houses over 9,000 animals over three floors, including fish, reptiles and insects. For this…

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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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