North East Germany & Berlin in September 2015
26 September 2015
A morning in Berlin before heading home.
Kaiser-Wilhelm-Gedächtniskirche in the former West Berlin near Zoo station.
The ornate entrance to Berlin Zoo.
The Landwehr Canal on the edge of the Tiergarten. The bridge is part of the Zoo complex.
An emu seen over the zoo fence.
The Siegessäule - Victory Column - at the Großer Stern in the Tiergarten. It was moved to this location by the Nazis. They also increased its height by 7.5m.
The golden statue of Victoria.
Looking down the normal very busy Straße des 17. Juni. It was closed in preparation for the Berlin Marathon the next day.
Bismarck Memorial in the Tiergarten.
Red post box outside Schloss Bellevue.
Schloss Bellevue in the Tiergarten.
Looking along the River Sprey near the Schloss Bellevue.
One of many such plinthed sculptures in the Tiergarten.
The start line for the Berlin Marathon.
In the Tiergarten.
Along the eatern edge of the Tiergarten. The fencing on the left was part of the Berlin Marathon security which, very annoyingly, shut much of the Tiergarten off.
The National Gallery in Berlin.
S-Bahn and pleasure boats on the Sprey.
Lunch at the Ständige Vertretung.
25 September 2015