Berlin sights
This article presents a rating of the best sights of Berlin with photos and descriptions in Russian. The best sights of Berlin are shown on the map. You will also…

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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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Frauenkirche
The official Frauenkirche, the Cathedral of the Blessed Virgin Mary (Der Dom zu unserer lieben Frau), is the main church in Munich, the capital of Bavaria, in southern Germany. This…

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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 very center of the city – from the Brandenburg Gate to the Museum Island.

Today Unter den Linden is Berlin’s main “calling card”.
The name of the street in literal translation from German means – “Under the lime trees.” It appeared after the Elector Friedrich Wilhelm decided to improve the road on which he regularly traveled to his Tiergarten hunting grounds in the 17th century. According to the Dutch model, a thousand lindens and a thousand walnut trees were planted in three rows along the road. At that time, almost the entire road was outside the city walls.

Excursions in Berlin
Excursions in Berlin with professional Russian guides. Sightseeing tours. Excursions to the Reichstag, to the museums of Berlin.

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Museumsinsel

Today, not only the museum collection, but the museum island itself, as an idea, is the subject of admiration for museum professionals and numerous tourists who come to admire them from all over the world. In 1999, UNESCO added the Museum Island to the list of World Heritage Sites as “a unique ensemble of museum buildings that illustrates the history of the development of museum design for more than one century.”

Museum Island demonstrates the history of human culture for six centuries. From ancient Egypt, the Middle East, ancient Greece and Rome, medieval Christian and Islamic art, to European art of the XIX century.
Strictly speaking, the concept of “Museum Island” is somewhat relative. Once upon a time on the island of Spreeinsel, its present southern part, a settlement arose from which Berlin later grew. And the northern part of the island remained swampy for a long time. And it was something, the northern part of the island, after drainage, they decided to use as a museum. Initially, it was a museum. Continue reading

St. Michael’s Church in Hamburg

Church of St. Michael, the official name is the main church of St. Michael (Hauptkirche Sankt Michaelis) – this is the main evangelical church of Hamburg. It is located in the center of modern Hamburg, in the Neustadt district of northern Germany.

Located on a hill, the Church of St. Michael has long served as a kind of guide for ships arriving in the city along the Elba River. The modern building of the Church of St. Michael is already the third on this site.
In 1600, then still outside the city walls, a small chapel was built, the so-called “Small Michel” (“Kleine Michel”). As the city grew, the old church building became too cramped for the growing number of parishioners. Continue reading

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German Theater in Berlin
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