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Berliner Dom
Berliner Dom
Berliner Dom by night
Berliner Dom by night

The Berliner Dom or Berlin Cathedral in Berlin, Germany was built between 1895 and 1905. It faces the Lustgarten and the Berliner Stadtschloss (Berlin City Palace). ImageMetadata File history File links Download high resolution version (1000x750, 153 KB) en: Description: Berliner Dom - forefront de: Beschreibung: Berliner Dom - Vorderfront Source: photo taken by de:User:Ameins on 2003-08-10 Comments: Original Upload in german Wikipedia was done by de:User:Ameins File links The following pages... ImageMetadata File history File links Download high resolution version (1000x750, 153 KB) en: Description: Berliner Dom - forefront de: Beschreibung: Berliner Dom - Vorderfront Source: photo taken by de:User:Ameins on 2003-08-10 Comments: Original Upload in german Wikipedia was done by de:User:Ameins File links The following pages... Download high resolution version (2048x1536, 1675 KB) Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ... Download high resolution version (2048x1536, 1675 KB) Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ... Berlin is the capital city and a state of Germany. ... Lustgarten, Germany is situated on the banks of the River Spree and crowned by two of Berlins most impressive buildings - the Altes Museum and Berliner Dom - the Lustgarten is one of the most atmospheric spots in the city. ... The Berlin City Palace (German: Berliner Stadtschloss) was a palace in central Berlin, on Schlossplatz, next to Alexanderplatz. ...


The first church built near here in 1465 was the court chapel for the Hohenzollern family within the castle complex. Later the church of the Dominican Order (Schwarze Brüder), located at the south side of the castle, was used as the first cathedral. The first church at this site was a baroque cathedral by Johann Boumann, which was completed in 1747 and, in 1822, remodelled in the neoclassicist style by the Berlin architect Karl Friedrich Schinkel. The House of Hohenzollern is a German dynasty of electors, kings, and emperors of Prussia, Germany, and Romania. ... Laudare, Benedicere, Praedicare Saint Dominic saw the need for a new type of organization to address the needs of his time, one that would bring the dedication and systematic education of the older monastic orders to bear on the religious problems of the burgeoning population of cities, but with more... For the Baroque style in a more general sense, see Baroque. ... A cathedral is a Christian church building, specifically of a denomination with an episcopal hierarchy, such as the Anglican, Catholic and some Lutheran churches, which serves as the central church of a diocese, and thus as a bishops seat. ... The neoclassical movement that produced Neoclassical architecture began in the mid-18th century, as a reaction against both the surviving Baroque and Rococo styles, and as a desire to return to the perceived purity of the arts of Rome, the more vague perception (ideal) of Ancient Greek arts (where almost... The Old Museum in Berlin Karl Friedrich Schinkel (March 13, 1781 - October 9, 1841) was a German architect and painter. ...


In 1894, on German Emperor Wilhelm II's order, this domed building was demolished and replaced by the current cathedral designed by Julius Raschdorff. At 114 m long, 73 m wide and 116 m tall, it was much larger than any of the previous buildings and was considered a Protestant counterweight to St. Peter's Basilica in Vatican City. Wilhelm II of Prussia and Germany, Friedrich Wilhelm Viktor Albert von Hohenzollern (January 27, 1859 - June 4, 1941) was the last German Emperor (Kaiser) and the last King (König) of Prussia from 1888 - 1918. ... Protestantism is a general grouping of denominations within Christianity. ... The Basilica of Saint Peter from Castel SantAngelo. ...


During the Second World War, the building was bombed by the Allies and severely damaged. A temporary roof was installed to protect what remained of the interior and in 1975 reconstruction started. The restoration of the interior was begun in 1984 and in 1993 the church reopened. During reconstruction, the original design was modified into a simpler, less tall form. Mushroom cloud from the nuclear explosion over Nagasaki rising 18 km into the air. ... Look up ally in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ...


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Coordinates: 52°31′9″N, 13°24′4″E Image File history File links Commons-logo. ... Wikimedia Commons logo by Reid Beels The Wikimedia Commons (also called Commons or Wikicommons) is a repository of free content images, sound and other multimedia files. ... Image File history File links Download high resolution version (1024x768, 217 KB) Beschreibung en: Description: The Bodemuseum in Berlin Author: Christian Thiele (APPER) Date: March 20, 2005 Licence: GFDL or CC-by-sa/2. ... Map of Museum Island (in red) Museum Island (or, in German, Museumsinsel) in Berlin, Germany, is the name of the northern half of the Spreeinsel, an island in the Spree river, in the center of the city. ... Berlin is the capital city and a state of Germany. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Germany. ... The Pergamon Museum The Pergamon Museum (in German, Pergamonmuseum) is one of the museums on the Museum Island in Berlin. ... Berlin, Old Museum, June 2003 The Altes Museum or Old Museum was originally for the Prussian Royal familys art collection, built in Berlin in a neoclassical style by architect Karl Friedrich Schinkel between 1823 and 1830. ... The Bode Museum The Bode Museum belongs to the group of museums on Museum Island in Berlin and is a historically preserved building. ... Alte Nationalgalerie The Alte Nationalgalerie (Old National Gallery) on Museum Island in Berlin is a gallery showing many important 19th century works from the collection of the Prussian Cultural Heritage Foundation. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... Lustgarten, Germany is situated on the banks of the River Spree and crowned by two of Berlins most impressive buildings - the Altes Museum and Berliner Dom - the Lustgarten is one of the most atmospheric spots in the city. ... Map of Earth showing lines of latitude (horizontally) and longitude (vertically), Eckert VI projection; large version (pdf, 1. ...


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Tourist Information - VLDB 2003 (2052 words)
Berlin Cathedral is the former court cathedral of Prussia's royal family, the Hohenzollern and was conceived as a protestant answer to St. Peter's Basilica in Rome.
Berlin Town Hall, now the official seat of the mayor of Berlin, was constructed in the style of the north Italian High Renaissance from 1861–69, according to plans by H.F. Waesemann.
The place of the former Berlin Palace was taken by the Palast der Republik (Palace of the Republic) which had to be closed in the nineties due to its intoxication with asbestos.
Berliner Dom - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (267 words)
The Berliner Dom or Berlin Cathedral in Berlin, Germany was built between 1895 and 1905.
It faces the Lustgarten and the Berliner Stadtschloss (Berlin City Palace).
Berlin Webcam with view to the Berlin Dom and the Palast der Republik
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