Glienicke Bridge was the scene of exchanges of secret agents. It was one of the few places in the world where the United States and the Soviet Union stood directly opposite each other. And so deals could be made here without any of their allies having any say in the matter.
This bridge between West-Berlin and the former DDR was a hotspot of cold-war times. Spies were frequently exchang...
Six years, 500 million euros, 918 meters long.......now this is engineering! This is a channel-bridge over the River Elbe and joins the former East and West Germany, as part of the unification project. It is located in the city of Magdeburg, near Berlin.It will be the largest water bridge in Europe.
Historical Airplane at the Airport Berlin-Tempelhof, Germany. Its a Douglas DC-3/C 47, a so called Rosinenbomber. During the blockade of Berlin in 1948/1949, those planes supplied with an airlift from West-Germany the City of Berlin. Today you can go with this plane on sightseeing flights.
The Ludendorff Bridge was a railroad bridge across the Rhine in Germany, connecting the cities of Remagen and Erpel.
The bridge is famous for its capture by Allied forces in the Second World War. The bridge was an important strategic point in WWII because it was the only remaining bridge which led over the Rhine River into Germany and Berlin.
The Berlin Wall (German: Berliner Mauer) was a long barrier separating West Berlin from East Berlin and the surrounding territory of East Germany. The East German authorities, called it the “antifaschistischer Schutzwall” (Anti-Fascist Protection Wall) . Its intent was to restrict access between West Berlin and East Germany. It was built in 1961 and fortified over the years, but was opened to u...
A 42 hectare botanical garden with over 18,000 species of plants. The oldest botanical garden in Germany was founded by the king in the 17th century as a place to grow medicinal plants and vegetables, The garden fell into decay and was restored after 1801 by the botanist Carl Ludwig Willdenow.