The Berlin Dom (Cathedral)
The interior. It is HUGH
A postcard showing the Church after World War II when is was bombed
The ceiling as it appears today. I am told that it took 9 years to rebuild it.
The largest department store in Berlin - KaDeWe. The food department alone takes up two floors. There are about 20 of these small eating stops, all with a different specialties, such as seafood, wine, or etc. No two are the same. The specialty deli section for every conceivable food group possible.
Where we had our Schnitzel dinner.
Schnitzel with some mushroom gravy on the left side.
Good German beer
Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church
This is what remains of ''Checkpoint Charlie''. It is now a big tourist
attraction. It was one of the main gateways between West
Berlin and East Berlin. Please note that McDonalds has a store
situated right there for the American tourists
The sign at Checkpoint Charlie as a person entered East Berlin. Checkpoint Charlie was in the American sector as Berlin was broken up into four sectors - USA - British - French - Russian.
Small sections of the old Berlin Wall remain and various artists have placed their art work there.
The pretzel man
The Russian War Memorial honoring those lost in WWII
The Brandenburg Gate. Lots of TV equipment was set up as the street was closed on the other side for a large festival concerning the European Soccer Championships.
The German Reichstag where parliament meets