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111 Places in Berlin That You Shouldn't Miss (Paperback)

111 Places in Berlin That You Shouldn't Miss By Lucia Jay Von Seldeneck, Carolin Huder, Verena Eidel Cover Image
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  • The ultimate insider's guide to Berlin, revised and updated for 2019
  • Features interesting and unusual places not found in traditional travel guides
In Berlin, the city divided after World War II, everybody knows about the Brandenburg Gate, Hitler's bunker, Kennedy's speech, red and green beer, splendidly broad boulevards, and numerous lakes. But this metropolis, once again the capital of Germany, encompasses many clandestine niches characteristic of a heterogeneous city without a beginning and without an end between its famous backyards, nature parks, and bridges. It is often these miniscule witnesses that tell authentic history. Besides the larger attractions, this unusual guide presents Berlin's other side - such as a tower so ugly that no-one wants to open a restaurant in it; a library offering its books in the trunks of living trees; the monument for the inventor of the currywurst; a residential settlement in a former East German prison; the place where the Nazis concealed the so-called "degenerate art" which they had confiscated; the house where David Bowie lived; an automat out of which maggots can be pulled; a museum for things used for purposes for which they were not created; the reception camp for refugees from East Germany - and, in a completely unexpected spot, the most romantic place in Berlin.

Product Details
ISBN: 9783740805890
ISBN-10: 3740805897
Publisher: Emons Publishers
Publication Date: October 18th, 2019
Pages: 240
Language: English