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The Wall in Berlin Must Fly

Jul 14th, 2010 // Destination: Berlin
On 15 July, the Berlin Wall learns to fly—because on this Thursday, it is going to rise around 100-metres. The occasion: in the new “PANORAMAPUNKT” at the top of the Kollhof-Towers at Potsdamer Platz, the new open-air exhibition “Berliner Blicke” (Berliner Views) opens. With a helicopter, an original piece of the Berlin Wall will be flown up to the 24th storey of the building. The... 

FIFA Fan Fest in Berlin

Jul 10th, 2010 // Destination: News
With the Fifa Fan Fest during the 2006 FIFA World Cup TM Berlin created a worldwide acknowledged wave of enthusiasm, furore and friendliness for the German capital and for Germany. The incomparable pictures taken of the Fan Fest 2006 stood and stand for enthusiasm for sport, hospitality and the new found confidence of the Berliners and Germans. Every day over one million people came to watch the... 

Alexanderplatz

Jul 8th, 2010 // Destination: Berlin
Alexanderplatz, Berlin Alexanderplatz is Berlin‘s most famous square. Originally, this square lay just beyond the gates to the city. Around 1700 it was the site of a livestock market, earning it the name Ochsenplatz or “Oxen Square”. Later, it was also used as a wool market and as a parade ground. It received its current name on the occasion of the visit of Czar Alexander I. in 1805....