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BERLIN QUOTE

“A travelling Australian feels disappointed in Paris and Rome but in Berlin he finds the Melbourne of the continent.” (from the “Imperial Review”, 1883)      

Aug 25, 2016 · 1 Comment

HISTORY IS A MAKE-BELIEVE THING

Following the posts published on this blog yesterday – they introduced “the mystery” of the broken columns lining the street between U-Bhf Hallesches Tor and today´s Mehringplatz – and a … Continue reading

May 19, 2016 · 4 Comments

THREE BEFORE THE SIEGESSÄULE

This wonderful vintage photo, taken some time in the 1920s, captured the building of Reichstag, the German Parliament, in the background and the Siegessäule, the Victory Column, at its pre-1938 … Continue reading

Oct 20, 2015

YOU NEVER KNOW WHAT’S INSIDE ANOTHER

Beautiful new graffiti is being born at Mehringplatz in Berlin – Kreuzberg. Soon the wall opposite this one will become home to a work by another artist. Sadly, we were … Continue reading

Jun 21, 2014

SIE IST WIEDER DA – THE RETURN OF THE GODDESS

She is back! The 171-year-old statue of the Goddess of Victory, Viktoria, whom Berliners also call Friedensengel (The Angel of Peace) returned to where she belongs: to the top of … Continue reading

May 1, 2014 · 3 Comments

SPOTTED IN PASSING: DOUBLE-FACED

Spotted at Mehringplatz in Berlin-Kreuzberg: a photo cut-out of for the guests of Checkpoint Charlie.

Apr 7, 2014 · 2 Comments

YOU ARE HERE: BELLE-ALLIANCE-PLATZ

Belle-Alliance-Platz or Rondell is today´s Mehringplatz. (you can read more about its history in another post here). The name of the old plaza built at the behest of King Friedrich … Continue reading

Jun 17, 2013

SPOTTED IN PASSING: DO YOU READ ME?

Spotted in Mehringplatz in Berlin-Kreuzberg.

Jun 17, 2013 · 2 Comments

YOU ARE HERE: AROUND MEHRINGPLATZ AD 1757

Here are today´s Mehringplatz, Mehringdamm and Landwehrkanal on a small section of Berlin map published in 1757 and known as Plan de la Ville de Berlin : Capitale de l’Electorat … Continue reading

May 28, 2013 · 3 Comments

SPOTTED IN PASSING: YESTERDAY´S NEWS

Spotted in Mehringplatz, Friedrichstrasse 1-2 in Kreuzberg 61.

Feb 10, 2013

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