воскресенье, 21 июня 2009 г.

The Brandenburg Gate

Thank you very much, Helmine! Wow, I always wanted to have a card like this. I always wanted a card with the Brandenburg Gate. Especially the night view...

The Brandenburg Gate was commisioned by Friedrich Wilhelm II to represent peace. The Gate was designed by Karl Gotthard Langhans, the Court Superintendent of Buildings, and the main architectural design of this landmark hasn't changed since it was first constructed in 1791. Ironically the gate was incorporated into the Berlin wall during the years of Communist government. The Brandenburg gate is probably the most well-known landmark in Berlin, it now stands as a symbol of the reunification of the two sides of this great city.

History of the Brandenburg Gate.

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