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Elephant in Berlin
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a photographic blog on Berlin's buildings and surrounding areas by Dario-Jacopo Laganà
a photographic blog on Berlin's buildings and surrounding areas by Dario-Jacopo Laganà

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Inside the Konzerthaus Gendarmenmarkt (Mitte)
The Konzerthaus in Gendarmenmarkt is a very famous Berlin building, with  the main hall originally designed for a theater by Karl Friedrich Schinkel between 1818 and 1821. Unfortunately the building was damaged during the Battle of Berlin in the WWII and ha...
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May Day Berlin 2016 (impressions)
1st of May is far from being a political day anymore in Berlin, since some years it has been hijacked to become more a huge street party and expecially in Kreuzberg it is a big big Turkish open air street food restaurant. This trend is not just of Berlin, b...
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May Day Berlin 2016 (impressions)
1st of May is far from being a political day anymore in Berlin, since some years it has been hijacked to become more a huge street party and expecially in Kreuzberg it is a big big Turkish open air street food restaurant. This trend is not just of Berlin, b...
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Breaking the Circle: Saxon Switzerland - Sächsische Schweiz
Berlin is a rich city rich as natural
level: there are lakes and parks, a rarity for a great metropolis. In
all this green, however, the mountains are surely missing. Although the Brandenburg landscape is
very pleasant, especially if you happen to make a ca...
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Carneval Al-Lajiìn_Al-Lajiàat - Global Day Against Racism (20th March 2016)
By the decision of Chancellor Merkel not to put a numerical limit to refugees arriving from Syria, Berlin has become a very important place of aggregation, both for purely bureaucratic reasons and because the response of the Berliners was clear: "Refugees a...
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Inside the Kriminalgericht- Criminal Court (Moabit)
Some buildings are usually closed to the public or at least usually they don't allow to take pictures inside. Luckly in 2014 they've decided to have some events and concerts in Moabit, so that it was possible to have a look inside and this is the full repor...
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Map & Itinerary #13: Potsdam
Although Potsdam is well known in the world for the Sanssouci(1) gardens and palace (it was the former summer palace of Frederick the Great, King of Prussia - now UNESCO heritage), there is a lot more to discover and it is worth a trip or even a couple of d...
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Inside the Sportforum Hohenschönhausen (Lichtenberg)
We start the new year with a surprise, shooted just before the winter and still unrevealed. This building belong to the series of buildings that we cross by car o by tram and we never stop by and we actually don't know what's inside. What I had as informati...
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Also the Stasi goes to Kino (Lichtenberg)
In Berlin-Lichtenberg, where were the headquarters of the Stasi (MfS), together with the Stasi Museum  and not so far from the Prisons of Hohenschönhausen and the Operativ Sector , there are some other mystery buildings, closed, for which is very difficult ...
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Inside the Kino International @KIK
Kino International is a well known cinema in Berlin, built during the socialist era together with the Stalin Allee and the Stalinbau, it has been always a great design place (and for this also part of the Berlinale). Most of the interior design is still ori...
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