Germany December 2014
16 December 2014
Berlin Hbf, built after reunification.
The Bundestag, Berlin.
The Chancellery, typical of the modern buildings constructed after the fall of Communism. Still using concrete.....
Memorial to Sinti and Roma killed during the Nazi era.
The Brandenberg Gate.
One of several street displays relating to events of WWII, this being the invasion of Poland.
And the other side.
The Staatsoper - well the building is in there somewhere.
One entrance to the Humboldt University.
St Hedwig’s Cathedral.
Entrance to the museum of German History.
Much of central Berlin seemed to be a building site. This work was in connection with the extension of U-Bahn line 5.
More building works!
Berlin Cathedral with the TV Tower at Alexanderplatz in the background.
The impressive frontage to the Altes Museum.
The Spree alongside Berlin Cathedral, looking roughly north.
Trains, boats and the River Spree.
A S5 bahn train. The dome is part of Berlin's New Synagogue.
Marienkirche and Alexanderplatz's TV Tower.
Christmas market and tram at Alexanderplatz.
Christmas market at Alexanderplatz.
Potsdamer Platz contains sections of the Berlin Wall which have been preserved. The wall ran straight through the platz.
Berlin Wall fragments at Potsdamer Platz.
History at Checkpoint Charlie.
And looking the other way at Checkpoint Charlie.
A double deck local service crosses the Spree at Friedrichstrasse.
An ICE at Friedrichstrasse station.
The Bundestag, more concrete "architecture"....
Memorials to East Germans who lost their life's trying to cross the Spree to reach the West.
ICE at Berlin Hbf.
PKP 370 001 at Berlin Hbf with the 13:37 to Warsaw.
15 December 2014