Berlin Live Cam, Germany – Brandenburg Gate

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The Brandenburg gate is a former city gate of the capital of Germany, which for all tourists are one of the symbols of Berlin and the entire German state as a whole. For a long time, this monument symbolized the split of the two Germanys – East and West, and after their merger became a new symbol of the reunification of the nation.

The Brandenburg gate is a triumphal arch in neo-Gothic style, the monumental entry to Unter den Linden Boulevard, which once led straight to the Palace of the Prussian kings. It is located in the Western part of the city centre, the square, Pariserplatz, on the border of two city districts of Tiergarten and Mitte. Hence, very close to the Reichstag. Once the wall, part of which was the Brandenburg gate, went around the historical part of Berlin. And now the only surviving city gate of them is the outskirts of the city are located in the center.

The gate is a copy of the triumphal arch, called the Propylaea, which adorns the Parthenon in Athens and concurrently is the entrance to this temple complex. The Brandenburg gate was made of stone and lined with white Sandstone, which for more than two centuries the life of the arch changed its color.

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