Young, dynamic, creative – Leipzig is one of Germany's most exciting cities. Lukas Stege takes a trip to where East Germany’s Peaceful Revolution began back in 1989.
Culture meets nature in Saxony: A mere 40 kilometers (25 mi) lie between splendid Baroque art and architecture in Dresden and the distinctive peaks of the Elbe Sandstone Mountains.
Celebrations are in full swing as Germany marks 30 years since the Berlin Wall fell. "We want to ensure that no wall will separate people ever again," Chancellor Angela Merkel said.
The division of Berlin until the fall of the Wall in 1989 meant that many things in the city were doubled: two zoos, two television towers, two main avenues. To the delight of tourists, they are still there today!
Germany has commemorated 30 years since the fall of the Berlin Wall on November 9, 1989. Born into a Europe without the Iron Curtain, DW's Kate Brady assesses the "new walls" in a Germany divided over identity.
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