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Brandenburg Gate

SB652 EAN: 9783870296520
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The Brandenburg Gate in the centre of Berlin is not only the symbol of the city, but also the scene of important historic events which made the former city gate world famous. Its history begins ten years after the end of the Thirty Years War with the building of the city wall. In 1658 a simple city gate was erected on the road from Berlin to Brandenburg. In 1769 King Friedrich Wilhelm II commissioned a plan to improve the appearance of Berlin, and the draft of the Brandenburg Gate was also included. The old gate was pulled down in 1788 and the new plan was put into action. The new gate in the classicist style reminds one of the temples in Greek Antiquity. Reliefs on the fascia and the inside of the entrances show Greek and Roman gods. Both columned halls to the right and left of the Brandenburg Gate were completed in 1868 after the city wall had been pulled down. In 1793 the Quadriga was installed on the roof. This copper statue depicts the R

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