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Tagged With "Alexanderplatz"

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Re: Gumbo's Pic of the Day, June 29, 2014: Berlin's Fernsehturm

MAD Travel Diaries ·
Very nice. My only time visiting Berlin was for the Christmas Markets and I was too focused on mulled wine! I need to go back during the year and actually explore these monuments.
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Re: Gumbo's Pic of the Day, June 29, 2014: Berlin's Fernsehturm

DrFumblefinger ·
Originally Posted by MAD Travel Diaries: Very nice. My only time visiting Berlin was for the Christmas Markets and I was too focused on mulled wine! I need to go back during the year and actually explore these monuments. I also know the impact of mulled wine on a cool day
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Re: Gumbo's Pic of the Day, June 29, 2014: Berlin's Fernsehturm

PHeymont ·
I guess I'll need to explore the mulled wine when I get back...we were focused on beer and currywurst!
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Re: Gumbo's Pic of the Day, July 9, 2014: Human Vending Carts

MAD Travel Diaries ·
Wow that's interesting, hipe it's not heavy gear to be walking around in all day.
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Gumbo's Pic of the Day, November 7, 2015: The World Timeclock, Alexanderplatz

DrFumblefinger ·
  One of the more unusual clocks I've seen in some time (pun intended) is the World Time Clock (Weltzeituhr) in Berlin's Alexanderplatz .  It was constructed in former Communist East Berlin in 1969 (and restored in 1997, after...
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Oktoberfest in Alexanderplatz

DrFumblefinger ·
    Oktoberfest is an annual 16 day folk festival that runs from mid-September to the first weekend in October.  The largest gathering is in Munich, Germany, which is attended by more then six million people (who consume more than six...
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Gumbo's Pic of the Day, October 7, 2015: Neptune's Fountain (Neptunebrunnen), Berlin

DrFumblefinger ·
  Berlin's Neptune Fountain sits near popular Alexanderplatz in the former communist side of the city, between the old Red City Hall and Marian's church.  The fountain was built in 1891 and features Neptune at its center, the four...
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Gumbo's Pic of the Day, November 12, 2015: Berlin TV Tower, Berlin, Germany

Ottoman ·
  The Berlin TV Tower  (German:  Fernsehturm ) is a television tower in central Berlin, Germany (close to Alexanderplatz in Berlin-Mitte).       The tower was designed by East German architects Fritz Dieter, Günter...
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Gumbo's Pic of the Day, June 29, 2014: Berlin's Fernsehturm

PHeymont ·
Two landmarks for the price of one: Berlin's Fernsehturm, or TV Tower, is reflected on the facade of the Park Inn, near Alexanderplatz.   The Fernsehturm is the tallest building in Germany, at a bit over 1200 feet. It and the Brandenburg Gate are...
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Gumbo's Pic of the Day, July 9, 2014: Human Vending Carts

PHeymont ·
  Every city has typical street food and vendors—New York's hot dogs and souvlaki, Philadelphia's pretzels, Amsterdam's herring—but Berlin, like Vienna, specializes in sausages, especially currywurst, a bratwurst slathered in...
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Berlin: Ooops again! This time it's a hotel, not the airport

PHeymont ·
Berlin hotel construction halted; it's crushing the subway tunnel beneath it.
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