The Alexanderplatz is located in the capital city of Germany, Berlin.
The place got its name after the visit of Czar Alexander I in 1805 in
Berlin. The square is famous for its Erich John’s World Time Clock
called by the German “Weltzeituhr” place in 1969, the same year was
built by the artist Walter Womacka, the famous Brunnen der
Völkerfreundschaft fountain. It was decided was the East Berlin
authorities at the end of the 1960’s to reorganize the place which was
then made five times bigger than original. At the Alexanderplatz is also
found the Hotel Park with 123 meters high and 39 floors. The task to
renovate the Alexanderplatz was given to the architect Hans Kollhoff.
The Fernsehturm (TV Tower) is the highest building since 1969 and the
famous tower can be seen from everywhere in the city. The TV Tower is
368 meters high; it was designed by the architect Fritz Dieter and
Günther Franke. From a spectacular terrace at the top there is a
magnificent view of Berlin city and with its rotating café it gives to
the visitor a 360° view on Berlin.