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Cliffs at Etretat in France

Cliffs at Etretat

The cliffs at Etretat are part of the Alabaster coast in France. In this seaside town you can have a great view of the white cliffs and the natural archways that reach out into the sea.

Kapellbrücke in Lucerne

Kapellbrücke

The Kapellbrücke(Chapel Bridge) is a symbol of Lucerne and one of the most visited landmarks of Switzerland. It was built in 1333 as part of the city's fortifications and is the oldest wooden covered bridge in Europe.

Cubic Houses in Rotterdam

Cubic Houses Rotterdam

Designed by Piet Blom in 1984, the cubic houses are one of the most famous buildings in the world. The 32 houses are tilted 45 degrees, contain 3 floors and have a total area of 100 square metres.

Beersel Castle in Belgium

Beersel Castle

Beersel Castle, located in the South of Brussels, was built by Godfried van Hellebeke between 1300 and 1310. It has 3 massive watchtowers and is surrounded by a wide moat.

Manarola, Cinque Terre in Italy

Manarola

Manarola is part of the Cinque Terre in the Italian region of Liguria. The Cinque Terre consists of five villages located on the cliffs at the Mediterranean coast.

Berlin

Berlin is the capital and biggest city of Germany. It is located in eastern Germany, about 70 kilometers west of the border with Poland.

Television Tower The Television Tower at Alexanderplatz.


Buddy BearBuddy Bear in front of DomAquarèe.


BundeskanzleramtBundeskanzleramt, the Chancellor's Office.


Paul-Löbe-HausPaul-Löbe-Haus, a parliament building.


Berlin

Rotes RathausThe Rotes Rathaus, the town hall of Berlin.


NeptunbrunnenNeptunbrunnen/ Neptun Fountain


River SpreeRelaxing at the banks of the river Spree.


Berlin

Berlin

Marie-Elisabeth-Lüders-HausConnection of the Paul-Löbe-Haus with the Marie-Elisabeth-Lüders-Haus.


Unter den Linden

statue of Frederick the Great

view from Unter den Linden

German Historical Museum

Bebelplatz

German Historical Museum

Opera HouseUnter den Linden(Under the Lime trees) is Berlin's most prestigious street. This grand boulevard with a large amount of historic buildings runs from the Brandenburger Gate to Museum Island. Landmarks along the boulevard include the statue of Frederick the Great(1st photo), the German Historical Museum(3rd photo), Bebelplatz with the Cathedral of St. Hedwig(4th photo), the Opera House(last photo), Humboldt University and the Neue Wache.


View location in Berlin, Germany


Museum Island

Altes Museum, Museum Island

Bode Museum, Museum IslandBerlin's Museum Island is a collection of five museum buildings, built between 1824 and 1930. The island is located between the River Spree and Kupfergraben, on the site where the Berliner Dom stands. In the Old Museum, New Museum, the Old National Gallery, Bode Museum and Pergamon Museum you can see an archaeological collection and 19th century art and artifacts. Museum Island was added to the UNESCO World Heritage list in 1999.

View location in Berlin, Germany


The Television Tower in Berlin

Television Tower

Television Tower

Television TowerThe television tower is located at Alexanderplatz in the centre of Berlin. From a height of 203 and 207 metres you can look out over the entire city and the main tourist attractions. The tower has a visitor platform and on the other deck a rotating restaurant. The restaurant is located above the visitor platform and rotates once every 30 minutes. With a total height of 368 metres, the television tower is Europe's second tallest structure.

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Berliner Dom

Berliner Dom

interior cathedral

dome

sauer organ

golden altarThe Berliner Dom was the protestant answer to St. Peter's Basilica in Rome. This cathedral was designed by German architect Julius Raschdorff. It was constructed between 1894 and 1905 in Baroque style with Italian Renaissance influences.
During World War II the building was severely damaged after it was hit by a bomb. In the restored interior you can see the beautiful stained glass, a golden altar with the 12 apostles and an impressive Sauer organ.


Brandenburger Gate

Brandenburger Gate

the Quadriga

Brandenburger GateThe Brandenburger Gate is the only remaining city gate in Berlin. It was commissioned by King Friedrich Wilhelm II and constructed by Karl Gotthard Langhans from 1788 to 1791. The Gate has 12 Doric columns, six on both sides, dividing the gate into five passageways. In 1794 the building was crowned with the Quadriga, a chariot drawn by four horses driven by the Roman goddess of victory.
After the fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989, the Brandenburger Gate became Germany's symbol of unity and freedom.

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The Reichstag

Reichstag Berlin

Reichstag Berlin

Reichstag BerlinThe Reichstag is the seat of the German Parliament in Berlin. It is situated south of the Central Station and north of the Brandenburger Gate. The building was designed by Paul Wallot and constructed in Neo-Renaissance style. After it was completed in 1894 it was the home of the Reichstag until 1933. That year the building was severely damaged in a fire, later it suffered more damage during the Second World War.
After the reunification of Germany in 1990, the Reichstag was completely renovated by the British architect Norman Foster. In 1999 it became the home of the modern German parliament, the Bundestag.


Berlin's Central Station

Berlin Central Station

Berlin Central Station

Berlin Central Station

Berlin Central Station

Berlin Central StationThe Central Station in Berlin is the largest crossing station in Europe. It opened in 2006, 2 weeks before the World Cup Football in Germany. The station is designed by Von Gerkan Marg and Partners and was completed after almost 8 years of construction work. The tracks are divided into two levels, six on the upper level and eight on the lower level. They make it possible for 1800 trains to enter the station per day and transport daily an average of 350 000 passengers.


Tongeren

Tongeren is the oldest town in Belgium, it is located in the south of the Province of Limburg. It was an administrative centre of the district Tungri under the Roman rule. In the Gallo Roman Museum in the centre of the town you can learn more of its Roman history.


AmbiorixBefore the Romans came, this area was inhabited by the Eburones, a belgic tribe. Ambiorix was the leader of the Eburones and give the legions of Julius Caesar the biggest defeat in their conquest of Gaul. His statue in on the square in front of the Basilica in Tongeren.


town hallThe town hall of Tongeren.

medieval wallRemains of the medieval wall, built in the 13th century.


Moerenpoort city gateThe Moerenpoort city gate, now houses an arms museum.


Clothmaker's tower

Clothmaker's towerThe Clothmaker's tower, close to the beguinage in Tongeren.


Julianus Shopping centre

Julianus Shopping centreJulianus Shopping centre


De MottenMunicipal park De Motten


Velinx Tower The Velinx tower, part of the medieval wall.


medieval wall

medieval wall

Flavius Claudius JulianusStatue of Flavius Claudius Julianus, Roman Emporer from 360 to 26 June 363.

Explore Tongeren by a town walk and see the most important historical attractions and tourist sights. Just follow the bronze rivets in the road surface. This route is called the Ambiorix route, it's 4,5 km long and highly recommended. You can also take the Ambiorix tourist train to see Tongeren, this tour takes 45 minutes.