East-Berlin.co.uk – Sightseeing along the Berlin Wall

East-Berlin.co.uk is the new information portal about East-Berlin and his sensational attractions.
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Dec. 22, 2008 - PRLog -- The websites of East-Berlin.co.uk show a lot of interesting extracts and pictures around the history of East-Berlin, the Berlin Wall and the former GDR plus sightseeing tips for touristic discoveries through the historical town, through the capital of Germany!

There are so many places, famous buildings and charming streets in East-Berlin, which had a great importance in the past of Germany and which are popular points for all visitors and residents likewise – by day and by night. Berlin lives. One of the most German sights is the Brandenburg Gate, this stood directly at the former border to West-Berlin and could not be passed from both sides. Today people are allowed to promenade again through the Brandenburg Gate between the Tiergarten (West-Berlin) and one of the most famous streets in East Berlin, which is called “Unter den Linden”. The course of the former Berlin Wall near the Brandenburg Gate is labelled on the ground, so that visitors may have an impression of this Wall, which divided Germany und Berlin for more than 28 years. There exist still parts of the Berlin Wall, which can be visited in the Bernauer Straße, where a wall memorial was created, and in the Mühlenstraße, where the popular East-Side-Gallery can be viewed.

Come to East Berlin! A lot of magnetic points are waiting for visits. The Alexanderplatz (Alexander Place) with his “Fernsehturm” (TV tower) and the “Weltzeituhr” (World-Time-Watch) and the place, where the former “Palast der Republik” (Palace of the Republic) was standing. This palace was called “Erich’s Lighthouse” and “Light Palace” because of its many lights. But who was Erich? Erich Honnecker was the name of the famous president of the former German Democratic Republic. The “Palast der Republik” was pulled down in November 2008. For some people the destruction of the building seemed to be “necessary”, others spoke from a “shame”. Today only a great place nearby the imposing Berlin Dome and the River Spree remember in the glory time of the German Democratic Republic. At this place will be rebuilt the old “Berliner Stadtschloss” (Berlin Town Castle), that was destroyed by the communists in 1950, only a few years after the Second World War.

About all these places, along the Berlin Wall and through the history of East-Berlin and many more can be find much information and impressive pictures on East-Berlin.co.uk! A look on East-Berlin.co.uk could be very helpful in preparation of a trip to East-Berlin and to learn about it. Living streets, historical monuments and a lot of sensational attractions – this is East Berlin.

At East-Berlin.co.uk visitors can find a download area, with texts and a map of the sights and adventures in East-Berlin, and a link area, where other interesting links are listed with content about East-Germany and the former GDR. East-Berlin.co.uk is a free offer for all those, who are interested in the history of East-Berlin, in the Berlin Wall, the sights and all day- and nightlife activities in Berlin.

East-Berlin.co.uk is a project of:
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