My Berlin Blog

In-depth reviews and articles about this unique city.

The Art of Society

Berlin’s Neue Nationalgalerie is back after almost six years of reconstruction. I can’t imagine a more fitting exhibition space for 20th Century visual arts.  With …

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The Humboldt Forum – a Palace for all Peoples

The Berlin Palace (Stadtschloss) is back in Berlin, a least in part. The opening ceremony took place on 20th July 2021 and the golden cross …

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Saturday NoonSong

Berlin loves Saturday lunchtime – there’s a sense that the weekend starts here. It wasn’t so long ago that the German school week didn’t finish …

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History set in stone

I hope that last week’s blog about Spandau has encouraged you to visit this special part of Berlin. From now until the end of 2019, the wonderful Spandau Zitadelle …

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Schlüter’s Beautiful Baroque Berlin

Andreas Schlüter (1684-1714) was the ‘ Schloss Baumeister’ (Palace Master-builder) who was largely responsible for transforming Berlin from a provincial medieval city into an impressive baroque …

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‘Our Schadow’ and ‘Heavens, Berlin!’

There are currently two excellent exhibitions worth catching at the Ephraim-Palais until 17th August. For the princely sum of five euros you can feast your eyes on the …

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