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  2. Unter den Linden | Staatsoper Berlin

    Together with the Kronprinzenpalais, the Prinzessinnenpalais and the Zeughaus, the court opera house was the fourth prestigious building on Unter den Linden. 1950–1955: THE INTERMEZZO After the Staatsoper had already been damaged in 1942 and undergone comprehensive renovation, the massive destruction in the last year of the war led to the ...

  3. Soviet War Memorial (Treptower Park) - Wikipedia

    Rallies and ceremonies are held on the memorial by local Berliners. On 31 August 1994, a memorial ceremony was attended by Helmut Kohl and Boris Yeltsin. In 2019, Russia's ambassador to Germany, a deputy of the Moscow City Duma, the Chairman of the Chamber of Deputies of Berlin and the head of the German People’s Union for the Care of War Graves all took part in the a ceremony marking the ...

  4. Free University of Berlin - Wikipedia

    The Free University of Berlin was established by students and scholars on 4 December 1948. The foundation is strongly connected to the beginning of the Cold War period.. The University of Berlin was located in the former Soviet sector of Berlin and was granted permission to continue teaching by the Soviet Military Administration in Germany (SMAD) in January 1946.

  5. Official residence - Wikipedia

    Kronprinzenpalais, Berlin; Reich Chancellery (office of the Chancellor of Germany) Friedrichsruh Manor, (Otto von Bismarck's residence in Herzogtum Lauenburg, Schleswig-Holstein, near Hamburg) Varzin Manor, (Otto von Bismarck's residence in Farther Pomerania) Führerbunker, (Adolf Hitler's Berlin residence) Berghof, (Adolf Hitler's ...

  6. Lustgarten - Wikipedia

    After the devastation of Germany during the Thirty Years War, Berlin was redeveloped by Friedrich Wilhelm (the Great Elector) and his Dutch wife, Luise Henriette of Nassau. It was Luise, with the assistance of a military engineer Johann Mauritz and a landscape gardener Michael Hanff , who, in 1646, converted the former kitchen garden into a ...

  7. Tiergarten (park) - Wikipedia

    The Tiergarten has an area of around 210 hectares (520 acres), and after Tempelhofer Freiheit, it is the second biggest parkland in Berlin and the third biggest inner-city parkland in Germany. Transport. The park is principally served by the S-Bahn at the rail stops of Berlin Tiergarten (situated at the western entrance on the Straße des 17.

  8. Berlin Tempelhof Airport - Wikipedia

    Berlin Tempelhof Airport (German: Flughafen Berlin-Tempelhof) (IATA: THF, ICAO: EDDI) was one of the first airports in Berlin, Germany.Situated in the south-central Berlin borough of Tempelhof-Schöneberg, the airport ceased operating in 2008 amid controversy, leaving Tegel and Schönefeld as the two main airports serving the city until both were replaced by Berlin Brandenburg Airport in 2020.

  9. Deutsche Wiedervereinigung – Wikipedia

    Die parallele Existenz zweier deutscher Staaten in der zweiten Hälfte des kurzen 20. Jahrhunderts war der zeitgeschichtlichen Entwicklung geschuldet, die nach dem Ersten Weltkrieg und der Weimarer Republik die Machtübernahme der Nationalsozialisten unter Adolf Hitler ermöglicht sowie deren zum Zweiten Weltkrieg und in die bedingungslose Kapitulation führende großdeutsche Expansionspolitik ...

  10. New Palace, Potsdam - Wikipedia,_Potsdam

    The New Palace (German: Neues Palais) is a palace situated on the western side of the Sanssouci park in Potsdam, Germany. The building was begun in 1763, after the end of the Seven Years' War, under King Friedrich II (Frederick the Great) and was completed in 1769. It is considered to be the last great Prussian Baroque palace.

  11. Olympiastadion (Berlin) - Wikipedia

    The Olympiastadion (German pronunciation: [oˈlʏmpi̯aˌʃtaːdi̯ɔn] (); English: Olympic Stadium) is a sports stadium at Olympiapark Berlin in Berlin, Germany.It was originally built by Werner March for the 1936 Summer Olympics.