Sunday, 25 July 2010

Brandenburg Gate


The Brandenburg Gate is a triumphal arch and the symbol of Berlin, Germany. It is located at 52°30'58.4?N, 13°22'38.7?E on the Pariser Platz and is the only remaining gate of a series through which one formerly entered Berlin. One block to its north lies the Reichstag. It constitutes the monumental termination of Unter den Linden, the renowned boulevard of linden trees which led directly to the royal residence. It was commissioned by Friedrich Wilhelm II as a sign of peace and built by Carl Gotthard Langhans from 1788 to 1791.

Architect: Carl Gotthard Langhans
Location: Pariser Platz, central Berlin
Date: 1788 to 1791
Style: Greek Revival
Construction: Stone
Type: Monument

1 comment:

  1. I Hope I Can Visit Germany ...
    As Soon As Early ...

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