Berlin – Brandenburg Gate

Crossing the Strasse des 17. Juni, we face the imponent and magestic Brandenburg Gate, inviting us to cross it and walk the Unter den Linden.
In December the days are short and cold and the evenings arrive at around 4pm, so I had to use a higher ISO for this photo, but I love the grainy effect on the rich, blue sky.

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Berlin – Strasse des 17. Juni

Strasse des 17. Juni, one central artery of Berlin, is the continuation of the famous Unter den Linden. Crossing the Tiergarten from East to West, it gives us this view of the Brandenburg Gate and the Tv Tower.
I had to get the ISO higher for this one, as it was a clean but dar evening. The thing I love the most is that fat moon shining in the sky.

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Berlin Victory Column

The Victory Column (Siegessäule) is a monument in Berlin, erected in 1873 (inauguration) to commemorate the Prussian victory in the Danish-Prussian War. Since Prussia had also defeated Austria in the Austro-Prussian War (1866) and France in the Franco-Prussian War (1870–71), in 1873,the statue also remembers those victories.

Victoria, the figure, is 8.3 metres high, and is also known as “Goldelse”.

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