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The Former Ministry on Aviation in Berlin

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Berlin Former Ministry on Aviation

Between Potsdamer Platz and Checkpoint Charlie in the Wilhelmstraße, there is a large building in shell limestone with hundreds of windows – the former Ministry on Aviation.  The building opened in 1936 and is used today for the Department of Finance of the Federal Republic of Germany. It was conceived as the Ministry of Aviation, […]

Berliner Dom – Berlin’s Cathedral

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Berlin Walking Tours

This post is about the ways to visit the Berliner Dom (Berlin Cathedral).  Right next to the “Lustgarten”, the open space on the Museum Island you see this enormous church building with its green cupola, crowned by a gilded cross. This is the Berlin Cathedral or “Berliner Dom”. It is the largest church building in […]