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Altes Museum - is one of several internationally renowned museums on Berlin's Museum Island.
The Brandenburger Tor - The monumental gate was designed by Carl Gotthard and commissioned by emperor Wilhelm II. it was built as a symbol of peace.
Brandenburger Tor - During the Cold War, when the gate was located right near the border between East and West Berlin, it became a symbol of a divided city.
Brandenburger Tor - Since the fall of the Berlin Wall, the Brandenburger Gate has become the symbol of a reunified Berlin.
Brandenburger Tor - The design of the gate, 65.5 meter wide and 28 meter tall was based on the Propylaea, the gateway to the Acropolis in Athens. It was constructed between 1778 and 1791 and replaced an older city gate.
My Hotel Room in KU' Damm 101 Hotel
Kaiser-Wilhelm-Gedachtnis-Kirche, This Church-monument is one of Berlins most famous landmarks
Kaiser-Wilhelm-Gedachtnis-Kirche, The church was designed by Franz Schwechten and constructed in 1895.
Kaiser-Wilhelm-Gedachtnis-Kirche, The church was partly destroyed by bombs in 1943.
Kaiser-Wilhelm-Gedachtnis-Kirche, the walls are all covered in moasics
The Fernsehturm (German for "television tower") the tower was constructed between 1965 and 1969 by the former German Democratic Republic (GDR) administration who intended it as a symbol of Berlin, which it remains today
Veiw from the observation deck of The Fernsehturm - The original total height of the tower was 365 metres (1198 feet), but it rose to 368 m (1207 ft) after the installation of a new antenna in the 1990s
Veiw from the observation deck of The Fernsehturm - this is the fourth tallest freestanding structure in Europe, after Moscow's Ostankino Tower
Veiw from the observation deck of The Fernsehturm - The visitor platform is at a height of about 204 m (669 ft) above the ground and visibility can reach 42 km (26 miles) on a clear day.
Veiw from the observation deck of The Fernsehturm - The restaurant, which rotates once every 30 minutes, is a few meters above the visitors platform
Veiw from the observation deck of The Fernsehturm - are two lifts that shuttle visitors up to the sphere of the tower within 40 seconds.
Veiw from the observation deck of The Fernsehturm - the tower is sometimes referred to as "Telespargel" (TV asparagus)
Observation deck of The Fernsehturm - Construction began on 4 August 1965. After four years of construction, the Fernsehturm began test broadcasts on 3 October 1969.
Observation deck of The Fernsehturm - Scotti We need Full Rotate Now (The Restrant Enterprise / In Living Color)
Using my tablet I can track the progress and estimated time of arrival :)
The Ishtar Gate from Babylon A reconstruction of the Gate and Processional Way was built at in the Pergamon Museum in Berlin
The Ishtar Gate - was the eighth gate to the inner city of Babylon. It was constructed in about 575 BC by order of King Nebuchadnezzar II on the north side of the city.
The Ishtar Gate - It stands 47 feet high and 100 feet wide (14 meters by 30 meters). The excavation ran from 1902-1914 and during that time 45 feet of the foundation of the gate was uncovered
Berliner Dom - Originally built
between 1894-1905, members of the ruling dynasty of the time are buried in the
crypt beneath it. Since then the church has been fully restored - reopening in
1993 after almost 40 years of restorations!
Berliner Dom -
is the largest and most decorated church in Berlin. It is located on
Museumsinsel, overlooking the sculptured lawns of the Lustgarten.
Berliner Dom - The main draw for me was the stunning 85 metre high dome. Not only is it beautifully ornate inside the dome, but better still, you can climb the 270 steps to the top of the dome for fabulous views over Berlin.
Berliner Dom - means (Berlin Cathedral)
Me & Aiman Abdallah (Host) of the TV Series called "Galileo Mysteries" I Co-Hosted, Episode "Philadelphia Experiment" filming in Berlin, Germany- Jan 16 / 08. For more pictures of my various TV appearances please click here.
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