Author: Felipe Tofani

Britzer Muhle: finding Windmills in Neukolln

The Britzer Muhle is one of the eight remaining windmills in Berlin, and it is the only surviving windmill that used to exist in Britz-Neukölln. Also, it’s the only remaining fully functional windmill in Berlin, and these are some of the many reasons why you need to visit this place.

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Berlin Soviet Memorial: Treptower Park

The Berlin Soviet War Memorial in Treptower Park is the biggest of the three war memorials the USSR left in Berlin after the end of the Second World War. It was built to the design of the Soviet architect Yakov Belopolsky as a memorial for 5,000 of the 80,000 Soviet soldiers who died in the Battle of Berlin between April and May 1945. It opened four years after World War II on May 8, 1949, and it used to serve as the central war memorial in East Berlin.

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Blub Berlin: The Abandoned Water Park in Neukölln

During Easter Sunday 2020, I went to Blub one more time. This would be my first visit in over five years, and I was inquisitive to see how it looked like after all the stories I heard and read online. The primary source of my curiosity was the fires the ravaged this abandoned water park in Neukölln. I don’t remember how many fires happened, but I remember one in early 2016. I’m not sure if this was the one that destroyed the roof of the building, maybe it was another one.

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36 Hours in Neukölln

From time to time, I see lists that mention how cool Neukölln is, and every time I read these lists, they suggest, pretty much, the same places over and over again. Based on that, I decided to put my years of living in Neukölln as proof that I know the neighborhood well enough to come up with a guide. A simple guide, 36 hours in Neukölln, where you don’t leave the community and see everything that I believe you need to see here.

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The Best Hotels in Helsinki

These are the best hotels in Helsinki, based on all the times we visit the best capital in Northern Europe. We have been to Helsinki a lot of times since we start Fotostrasse, and we had the pleasure of staying in different places across town. But we have our favorite hotels and below you can read our reviews and book your stay in them.

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Ruins of Yugoslavian Army Headquarters

It doesn’t look like much, but the building of the Yugoslav Ministry of Defence was considered to be a masterpiece of post-war architecture. Today, the building is better known as one of the most famous ruins of Yugoslavian history, and we went there to take a look at this vital piece of recent history.

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