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Berlin, the Emerald City

Built as a city entrance leading to the palace of the Prussian monarchs, the Brandenburg Gate became a symbol of freedom and reunification after the fall of the Wall in 1989.

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The 100 Most Famous Landmarks Around The World

Brandenburg Gate. A place that bore witness to the Iron of Imperial Germany, the Horror of the Third Reich, the fear of the Cold War, and the hope and promise of the Reunified Germany.

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Brandenburg Gate (Germany). 'Prussian emperors, Napoleon and Hitler have marched through this neoclassical royal city gate that was once trapped east of the Berlin Wall. Since 1989, it has gone from a symbol of division and oppression to the symbol of a united Germany.

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The Brandenburg Gate is a former city gate, rebuilt in the late 18th century as a neoclassical triumphal arch, and now one of the most well-known landmarks of Berlin and Germany.

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Brandenburg Gate, Berlin - Probably the most majestic of the historical sites in Berlin, the late 18th century Brandenburg Gate was originally built as the royal city gate and crowned with a sculpture of the winged goddess of victory steering a chariot.

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