The Brühl Terrace (Die Brühlsche Terrasse or Brühl-Terrasse) is the architectural ensemble of the historic promenade in Dresden, one of the most popular tourist attractions of the city.
The Bruhl Terrace, or Bruhl Terrace, is located in the center of the old town, on the banks of the Elbe River. The Bruhl Terrace is 500 meters long between the bridges of Augustus (Augustusbrücke) and Karol (Carolabrücke).
Today’s embankment architectural complex has historically been part of the fortifications erected around the city wall in the 16th century. In 1750, the then Prime Minister of Saxony, Heinrich von Brühl, commissioned the architect Johann Christoph Knöffe to design a palace and park complex on site for fortifications for his own needs. The so-called “Bruhl charms” (Brühlschen Herrlichkeiten) consisted of a gallery, a library, a Belvedere, a palace and a park. Numerous luxurious buildings were built in the late Baroque and Rococo style. So this section of the defensive structures lost its military significance, passing into the private possession of Count von Bruhl. Continue reading
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 the banks of the Spree River. Today it also houses the Berlin City Museum Fund.
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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The Pinakothek of Modernity is a museum of modern art located in Munich, the capital of Bavaria, in southern Germany. The Pinakothek collection of the present continues the collection of the New Pinakothek, chronologically since about 1900.
In the Pinakothek of the present collected works of art of the XX and XXI centuries. The number of exhibits of this museum totals more than 20 thousand. These are works of painting, sculpture, design and modern media.
The range of contemporary art works in the Pinakothek is huge – from post-impressionism and avant-garde movements in the first third of the 20th century to today’s digital technologies. Continue reading