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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 is the most popular museum in Berlin. More than 1 million people visit it annually. The Pergamon Museum is primarily famous for its architectural reconstructions from the antique, no longer existing cities of Ancient Rome, Ancient Greece, the Middle East – Pergamum, Babylon, Miletus and others.
The basis of the collection of the Pergamon Museum was laid by the Elector of Brandenburg Frederick William I. King of Prussia Frederick the Great was able to seriously expand the collection of antiquity, which was kept in the halls of the palace of Sans Souci, in the palace park and in the ancient temple in Potsdam. Continue reading
The Berlin Art Gallery (German: Berliner Gemäldegalerie) is one of Europe’s leading art museums. The gallery is located in the building of the Cultural Forum, not far from Potsdamer Platz in Berlin.
Excursions in Berlin
Excursions in Berlin with professional Russian guides. Sightseeing tours. Excursions to the Reichstag, to the museums of Berlin.
The Berlin Art Gallery was originally opened at the Royal Museum by the Lustgarten Park, in the building of today’s Old Museum, and was the first museum island collection. With its discovery, which took place in 1830, the whole history of museums in Berlin began. Continue reading
Berlin Cathedral attracts many tourists from all over the world with its impressive architecture. This is about 720 thousand people annually. Often it is called the Entrance Gate to the Museum Island.
The history of the Berlin Cathedral is closely connected with the Hohenzollern dynasty. As far back as the 15th century, when the construction of the palace was started nearby, a palace chapel was also required, which was initially used as the already standing Dominican brick church.
In 1536, the duke Joachim II Hector, who had just come to power, ordered the construction of a new church in the Gothic style. To this Joachim carried the dust of his father and grandfather. Since then, the new church has become the burial place of all the Hohenzollerns. Continue reading