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HAPPY BIRTHDAY, VIKTORIAPARK MEMORIAL!

On March 30, 1821 – the seventh anniversary of the Prussian charge of Montmartre and the conquest of Paris, which unavoidably triggered Napoleon’s demise – King Friedrich Wilhelm III arrived … Continue reading

Mar 30, 2020 · 1 Comment

Protected: BLITZ OVER KREUZBERG: ELECTOR JOACHIM AND THE FLOOD

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YOU ARE HERE: VIKTORIAPARK IN BERLIN-KREUZBERG

Here are Berlin´s fourth oldest City park, Viktoriapark in Berlin-Kreuzberg and the National Memorial on top of the Kreuzberg hill around which the park was built, in the last decade of the 19th century. … Continue reading

Dec 13, 2014

SLOW TRAVELS THROUGH VIKTORIAPARK

We have been featured on one of our favourite Berlin web pages, the befriended Slow Travel Berlin. Here is a short introduction to Viktoriapark, one of the most enchanting places … Continue reading

Apr 27, 2014

GO WEST! Kreuzberg tour this weekend

It is almost Sunday again – if you don´t know how to spend your day off, here´s an idea: join me and a small group of others at 11 AM … Continue reading

Apr 9, 2014 · 2 Comments

YOU ARE HERE: THE WATERFALL IN VIKTORIAPARK

The so called Bengal lights, in this case a colour-changing electric illumination, was switched on for the first time in 1898 after an electric dynamo generator was installed in the … Continue reading

Mar 19, 2014 · 2 Comments

KIEZKULTURWOCHE AM KREUZBERG – THE ´HOOD CELEBRATES ITS CULTURE

The motto of this blog being “Better late than never”, we would like to invite all of those interested in participating in Kiez life to an event which might have … Continue reading

Sep 4, 2013 · 5 Comments

TODAY IN KREUZBERG: AUGUST 12th

Today: from horse-power to electric power in only 13 years. 1886 The direct horse-drawn tram line from the terminus at Gesundbrunnen in today´s Berlin-Wedding to the freshly re-furbished and expanded … Continue reading

Aug 14, 2013

YOU ARE HERE: VIKTORIAPARK WATERFALL

The waterfall in Viktoriapark around 1900 – a man-made “piece of nature” with originally (it is a bit less today) 13,000 litres of water pumped to the top of the … Continue reading

Jun 13, 2013 · 1 Comment

KREUZBERG´D GOES OVERGROUND: TOURS OF KREUZBERG 61

KREUZBERG´D GOES OVERGROUND – ENGLISH-SPEAKING TOURS OF KREUZBERG 61 STARTING THIS SUNDAY. BOOKING POSSIBLE VERY SHORTLY THROUGH http://www.slowtravelberlin.com/tours/ EVERYBODY´S WELCOME!

Jun 12, 2013 · 3 Comments

BERLIN STREETS 1900-1914

The images might often be shaky and out of focus but what they show was steady and sharp: Berlin in the years leading to the 1st World War. The city … Continue reading

May 31, 2013

SPOTTED IN PASSING: LIGHT YEARS

Spotted today in Kreuzberg from the Rathaus canteen in Yorckstrasse. In the middle of the picture you can see the National Memorial for The Wars of Liberation (Nationaldenkmal für die … Continue reading

Mar 7, 2013 · 5 Comments

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