Tourists note
Public transport. It is considered one of the most harmoniously functioning on the whole continent. In addition to buses and trams, you can use the city electric trains (S-bahn) and…

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Highlights
Today, the Federal Republic of Germany (this is the official name of the state) is one of the most developed economies in the world, and its internal political structure is…

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Pergamonmuseum
The Pergamon Museum (Pergamonmuseum) is one of the most significant museums of the Museum Island in Berlin. The museum is located on the Spree River in the city center. This…

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bas-reliefs on the pedestal

Victory Column in Berlin

The Victory Column was erected as a symbol of triumph in the unifying Prussian wars against Denmark, Austria, and then France in the second half of the 19th century. The author of the project was the architect Heinrich Strack (Heinrich Strack).

The official opening ceremony of the Victory Column took place in 1873, while it was exactly timed to coincide with the third anniversary of the victory in the battle of the French Sedan, September 2. The opening ceremony was attended personally by Kaiser Wilhelm I and Otto von Bismarck.

The Victory Column was mounted on a pedestal made of red granite, initially it consisted of three parts, and instead of decorations, gilded trophy guns crowned with gilded laurel wreaths were used: Danish on the lower, Austrian on the middle, and French on the top. Continue reading

Unter den Linden
Unter den Linden is the most famous Berlin boulevard, several of the city’s most famous sights are concentrated here. It stretches for about one and a half kilometers in the…

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Germany
Germany is one of the largest European countries with an area of ​​357,385 km2. It borders in the north with Denmark, in the east with Poland and the Czech Republic,…

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Märkisches Museum
The Brandenburg Museum (Märkisches Museum) is a museum of the history and culture of the federal state of Berlin. The museum is located on Am Köllnischen Park in Mitte, on…

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Berlin
The Reichstag dome in Berlin is one of Germany’s main attractions, as well as a symbol of the country's reunification and its commitment to democracy. The dome is very popular…

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