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A Visit to the Ruined Bunkers in Wunsdorf

It was the end of April when we went to Zossen to see the Wunsdorf Bunkers. I came across these bunkers while I read Berlin: The Downfall 1945 by Antony Beevor and decided it would be a good place to spend an afternoon. After some research, I realized that the place is now a museum and you can book bunker tours and this is what we ended up doing. Wunsdorf is a quite unique location since there isn’t any other place where a german kaiser, Hitler, and the soviet military left their mark.

A Visit to Staatsratsgebäude in Berlin

The former Staatsratsgebäude can be found in the historical center of Berlin, right behind where the Berlin City Palace used to stand before it was demolished after the Second World War. This building tells the history of the city in every possible way since it shares pieces of architecture from…

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Our Visit to Auschwitz-Birkenau

Auschwitz-Birkenau is the best-known place of martyrdom and destruction in the world. This Nazi German death camp in Oświęcim has become a symbol of the Holocaust, of horror and of genocide. The name of the camp stands as a cultural code that defines the breakdown of our civilization and culture.

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Exploring the Friedhofsbahn: The Old Wannsee – Stahnsdorf Railway Line

Berlin has a vast transport network composed of S-Bahn and U-Bahn lines that cover almost 500 km of tracks across the city. And the town used to have even more tracks, but due to political divisions, world wars and economic problems, some of those tracks were abandoned. One of those is known as Friedhofsbahn, and it used to connect Berlin-Wannsee to Stahnsdorf.

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