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The Brandenburg Gate, Berlin landmark

The Brandenburg Gate — the famous symbol of German unity. Finished in 1791, it was and is the dramatic setting of European history. Currently it's the main stage for the 30th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall.

The Brandenburg Gate is one of Berlin's most famous monuments. Hundreds of tourists take pictures of it every day — perhaps without realizing what this building went through. Here's why it is so important.