Friday, May 21, 2010

Berlin - Karl-Liebknecht-Straße ...

by Julius Carl Raschdorff and Otto Raschdorff,
Restored 1974-93

by stadtentwicklung.berlin.de
... the high parish church, the cathedral and the state's
most important Protestant church and to serve as
the sepulcher of the Hohenzollern dynasty ...


... Versöhnungstür (1992)
by Siegfried Krepp
Berliner Dom, Südportal ...
source: bildhauerei-in-berlin.de


... Spree promenade with historical bear, in
the background CityQuartier DomAquarée ...

... Der Berliner Bär / the Berlin Bear (1888) ...
... part of the former Kaiser-Wilhelm-Brücke,
since 30. oktober 1997 part of
the Karl-Liebknecht-Brücke
...

... Three girls and a boy (1988) ...
by Wilfried Fitzenreiter
... the four sculptures had decorated the fountain
in front of the former 'Palast Hotel' since 1988.
From 1979 to 2001 the hotel was located where
the CityQuartier DomAquarée is situated today.

In 2007 the sculptures were put back
close to their original place ...

source: domaquaree.de

... interpretation of the artwork by students
on a citytrip in Berlin ...

... and other tourists ...

... small fountain near 'Three girls and a boy' ...

... Drei Figuren (2003-04) ...
by Stephan Balkenhol
... as 'Torwächter'/guards at the entrance
of CityQuartier DomAquarée ...
architects: Sergei Tchoban. NPS Tschoban Voss

... all kinds of Berliner beer
beer in Germany ... (EN)
by en.wikipedia.org
... there are around 1,300 breweries in Germany.
Many of these Breweries (except Beck's, Paulaner
and Sternburg)
are located in rural areas
of Germany based in small towns. ...


Deutsche Küche / German Cuisine ... (EN)
by en.wikipedia.org
... There are many significant regional dishes
that have become both national and regional ...


... all kinds of German sausages ...

Bratwurst street vendor ... (EN)
by en.wikipedia.org
bratwurst are usually grilled and
sometimes
cooked in broth or beer ...

... view of the St. Mary's Church and Televion tower
on the Karl-Liebknechtstrasse ...

Marienkirche / St. Mary's Church ... (EN)
by en.wikipedia.org
... Its exact age is not known, but it was first mentioned in
German chronicles in 1292. It is presumed to date from
earlier in the 13th century. It was originally a Roman
Catholic church, but has been a Lutheran Protestant
church since the Protestant Reformation ...


Karl-Liebknecht-Straße ... (EN)
by en.wikipedia.org/wiki
(formerly Kaiser-Wilhelm-Straße)
.. is named after one of the founders of
the Communist Party of Germany.

Although part of the street dates back to the earliest times
of the city, most of the buildings at its side were built in
the 1960s, when East Berlin's center was redesigned
as capital of socialist East Germany ...

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