The German capital dates back 775 years. We take a look at the famous landmarks, including Potsdamer Platz, the Nicolai quarter, the famous Ku-Damm promenade, and Unter der Linden, the central boulevard which leads to the Brandenburg Gate.
Berlin might be seen as a place for the young, but it is also a place of the old(er). Tamsin Walker has been exploring what it might feel like to gently age in the German capital.
The German capital's art scene includes installations far from state museums that evoke local history — for a limited time only. DW columnist Gero Schliess stumbles across two and is impressed by the stories they tell.
Germany is marking 28 years since the night when the Berlin Wall fell and, looking for freedom, thousands headed west. The anniversary comes as Germany continues to confront the problems of reunification.
With the rise of the Alternative for Germany to the forefront of the national consciousness, calls for remembering the past are loud, but, as Tamsin Walker has discovered, the present could also be a powerful educator.
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