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SPOTTED IN PASSING: THE GATE

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A passage connecting two historical  cemeteries in Bergmannstraße in Kreuzberg was created by tearing down a section of an old family tomb.

The cemeteries in Bergmannstraße are among the most beautiful burial grounds in Berlin and are the last resting place of many prominent Berliners, with Gustav Stresemann (German Chancellor, Secretary for Foreign Affairs in the days of the Weimar Republic week as Peace Nobel Price winner in 1926), theologist and philosopher Friedrich Daniel Schleiermacher and his intellectual sparring-partner and now also eternal neighbour, theologist Philipp Konrad Marheineke) among others.

4 comments on “SPOTTED IN PASSING: THE GATE

  1. berlioz1935
    May 23, 2016

    It sure looks great and I want to see the cemetery and plan to have coffee there too next month..

    • notmsparker
      May 23, 2016

      There is an utterly wonderful little cafe there: Cafe Strauss, I believe. The most relaxed place in Kreuzberg, if you ask me;-)

  2. bettina
    April 27, 2017

    Read this only now, 1 year later – have to check out the café!

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