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…

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Deutsche Oper Berlin
The German Opera in Berlin (Deutsche Oper Berlin) is an opera and ballet theater, the largest of the three existing in the German capital. The German opera is located in…

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New Museum in Berlin
The New Museum (Neues Museum) is a museum of antiquities in Berlin, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The building is located on the famous Museum Island, in the Mitte area.…

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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

Briefly about the cathedral in Cologne
Cologne Cathedral is located 50 meters from the main railway station of the city, so it meets every guest arriving in the metropolis by rail. The religious building of impressive…

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Germany - Country Overview: map, history, photos, leisure activities, tourism, cities, German cuisine ...
Today we will talk about one of the most developed states of central Europe and the whole world as a whole - Germany. https://horosho-tam.ru prepared detailed information regarding its location,…

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Hamburg city (Germany)
Hamburg is the second largest city in Germany, located on the banks of the Elbe River. This is one of the richest cities in the country, the largest port and…

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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…

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