TOP TEN SHARES
SHARE 10: In Berlin all battles are worth fighting, from fall of the iron curtain to the one of “ampelmännchen “(little traffic light men). The issue of his demeanor and his colour caused considerable controversy in Berlin audiences. In the age old strife between east and west Berlin, this little man became “man of the day“.
SHARE 9: Kaiser Wilhelm memorial church is part of German cultural heritage. It was built in the 1890’s. unfortunately, the church was bombed in 1943 during world war II. In stead of rebuilding the church back to its original state, the German people decided to keep the broken spire. The ground floor is kept as a memorial hall.
SHARE 8: Berlin Hauptbahnhof (Berlin Central Station), is the most important railway station in Berlin, Germany. It is also the biggest railway hub in Europe. It opened its doors two days after a ceremonial inauguration May 26. 2006. It is now europe’s largest bi-level railstation.
SHARE 7: The olympic stadium in Berlin was built in the 1934 – 1936 period and was designed by the architect Werner March. It was originally built to host the 1936 olympic games. Today the stadium has a capacity of 75000 seats and is homefield to the football club, Hertha BSC Berlin, MVP of the German “Bundesliga”. From 2000 to 2004, the stadium underwent reconstruction and rehabilitation. It emerged as the modern architectural structure we know today in which prestigious concerts, performances and games including illustrious qualification games.
SHARE 6 Berlin is a city of cosmopolitan film taste. The Berlin film festival and this film studio in Berlin are a testimony to this diversity in taste.
SHARE 5 This picture was taken to delight of one users, who incidentally is studying political science and was enthralled to share the picture of the German parliament building in Berlin.
SHARE 4: This is the memorial for the murdered jews in europe, also known as the holocaust memorial. It was designed by the architect Peter Eisenman and the engineer Buro Happold. It consists of 19000 cubic m. covered by 2.711 concrete sheets.
SHARE 3: The jewish museum is located next to the old Berlin museum and originally placed in former west Berlin, this building is an asymmetrical zig zag and is only accessible via an underground passage from Berlin baroque wing. The shape is reminiscent of a distorted star of david.
SHARE 2 Fernsehturm (German for tv tower) is in the center of Berlin. It is situated close to Alexanderplatz, and is a member of the World Federation of Great Towers (WFGT). Erected between 1965 og 1969 by the former Democratic republic of Germany, it is today the symbol of Berlin. 368 meters high, it towers over Germany and over the mind.
SHARE 1 Brandenburger Tower(Brandenburger Tor) is a former city gate and one of the most important and well known symbols of Berlin and Germany in general. The gate marks the monumental entry to the famous boulevard Unter den Linden(under the linden trees). Brandenborg Tower is a symbol of peace, built by Carl Gotthard Langhans from the period of 1788 to1791. However, it was damaged under world war II, and later restored(2000 2002)by Stiftung Denkmalschutz Berlin (Berlin Monument Conservation Foundation). Today, it is considered one of europeâ€™s predominant landmarks.
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Users voted for the graphic object below. Since itâ€™s the choice of the majority of users, we decided to put it on the t-shirt. It is inspired by the wall of Berlin. Its shape is a symbol of the fall of the Berlin wall.
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