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Germany Berlin Alexanderplatz
 

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.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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