Berlin ~ Germany

Willkommen to Germany!

Guten Tag! Confused as to what I have just spoken? Don’t be. It means ‘Good Day’ in the German Language! Germans are very strong people when it comes to their economy and culture. They have a very diverse culture ranging from the clothes they wear and the food they eat. Beer is the most common and popular beverage to be loved by the Germans. You woud not find any pub that would not serve German Beer! Germany is full of surprises, concerning the WWII – Nazi Regime! Remements from the war are highly preserved, especially the Berlin Wall that divided East & West Germany. But, post unification of the German Nation, the Berlin Wall was broken down. You could purchase a piece of the wall as a souvenir from the souvenir shops nearby.

Berlin’s TV Tower ~ Berliner Fernsehturm

Berliner Fernsehturm” ~ TV Tower of Berlin (Very Famous Landmark)

The TV Tower is one of the most popular tourist attractions in Berlin, apart from Reichstag, Brandenburg Gate & Berlin Victory Column. 1,000,000 Visitors thrive around the Berlin TV Tower each year. What a number! Also, a number of films have been made with TV Tower in the backdrop ~ a prominent filming location. It has become one of the prominent symbols of Germany. If you spot the TV Tower or Berliner Fernsehturm, as it’s called in German, you know that you are in Germany!! More pictures of the tower below!!

The Bombarded Church ~ WWII

Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church

This church that you see above is named “Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church”. This is what left of the church when it was bombarded by the Allied Forces during World War II in 1945. It gives you a shocker once you see the church, and think back to the war times!

The Berlin Wall

The Berlin Wall is one of the landmarks of Berlin & the highly remaining remanent of WWII. It demarcated East Germany from the West. East German’s weren’t allowed to cross over to the West. However, post completion of WWII, as per the Law in the Maastricht Treaty, Germany was unified and the Berlin Wall was destroyed. There is only a small part (please see to the left) that is left of the wall. It is the major attraction of Berlin! Everyone wants to checkout the Berlin Wall!! All in all, you can even purchase a piece of the wall! It was a very strong wall from the look of it!

Now, let us all venture ahead to other sites in Berlin! Some WWII Hotspots of Germany!

Let’s drive through the lanes of Berlin, & discover the Places of Interest

Naina Singh Chauhan

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