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The Brandenburg Gate | Symbol of Unity and Peace

Another beautiful attraction in Berlin, the Brandenburg Gate became infamous in the Cold War, when it was the sad symbol for the division of Berlin and Germany. The Brandenburg Gate stood between East and West Germany, becoming part of the impenetrable Berlin Wall. It was here, where Ronald Reagan said his moving words: General Secretary […]

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The Reichstag, Berlin | Seat of the German Parliament

The Reichstag building (German: Reichstagsgebäude) is a historical edifice in Berlin, Germany, constructed between 1884 and 1894, and is a must visit attraction. Unfortunately I was unable to visit its beautiful glass dome and the roof terrace as they are only open for registered visitors and the next available date was not before the week […]

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The stunning Cathedral of Berlin

The Cathedral of Berlin (German: Berliner Dom) is the largest church in the city. With an imposing and ornate facade, it serves as a vital center for the Protestant church of Germany, attracting thousands of visitors, year after year, from Germany and abroad. Indeed it was one of my favorite places to visit in Berlin. After […]

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Dune du Pilat | The Highest Dune in Europe

Last year while visiting Bordeaux, France I drove with my cousin to the stunning Great Dune of Pila (or Pilat), Dune du Pilat in french, located at 60Km from Bordeaux, in the South of the Arcachon Bay. The dune is around 500m wide from east to west and 2.7 km in length from north to […]

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Visiting the interior of Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris

One of the most notable monuments in Paris (and in all of Europe for that matter) is the Notre Dame Cathedral. This Catholic treasure is over 800 years old. It is located on a small island called the Ile de la Cite in the middle of river Seine. The building of the cathedral was completed […]

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