of the Potsdamer place is a traffic turntable in the center of Berlin, from which several large roads proceed.
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4 gallery 5 Web on the left of [work on] history from in the proximity lain the Vox house. Until 1940 the Potsdamer was place of one of the most animated places of Europe. After the Bombardements that Allied in the Second World War lay the Potsdamer place in rubble. 1961 it was divided by the citizens of Berlin wall and the area purged. The process of the citizens of Berlin wall is marked for some years through into the soil let in paving-stones. East of thePotsdamer of place is the octagon of the Leipziger place. In the west is the range cultural forum Berlin with some the most important citizens of Berlin museums, under it the new national gallery and the picture gallery. In addition is here the citizens of Berlin Philharmonic Concert Hall andthe new state State of (Stabi ), belonging to to the state library to Berlin.
In the time thereafter place the largest building site of Europe developed in the area around the Potsdamer. Among other things the DaimlerChrysler accomodation with the Debis house, the Kollhoff Tower, and the Sony center were built the park Kolonnaden, asPresenting objects of newer architecture to be presented. The entire plant around the Potsdamer place is characterized also as Urban Entertainment center. There are here beside several multiplex and IMAX cinemas a shopping centre (the Potsdamer place arcades), a film museum, the German film andTelevision academy Berlin, the company center of the German course in the Bahntower, a musical - theatres, a Casino, as well as the The cut Carl clay/tone hotel Berlin.
At the station Berlin Potsdamer place keep underground the rapid-transit railway and at a again builtRegional and remote station starting from May 2006 also regional courses. With the underground line U2 as well as numerous Buslinien the place can be likewise attained.
in the closer environment are the building of the Upper House of Parliament, the area of the monumentfor the murdered Jews of Europe (Holocaust - memorial), breaking citizens the gate, the state library to Berlin, the new national gallery, the museum of musical instruments as well as the Martin Gropius building. By April 2005 there were those in the proximity of the Potsdamer of placePossibility the Diskoteken safe deposit as well as until 1997 the E-work, both birth places of the Techno in Germany of visiting.
See also: Leipziger place
- Joachim Fischer and Michael Makropoulos (Hrsg.): Potsdamer place. Sociological theories to a place thatModern one. William finch publishing house, Munich 2004.
- Andreas Muhs and Heinrich Wefing: The new Potsdamer place, a feat city. be.bra publishing house, Berlin Brandenburg 1998.
- Wolf Thieme: The last house at the Potsdamer place, citizens of Berlin a chronicle. Rapidly and raw ring publishing house,Hamburg 1988.
9. July 1945
reproduction of the first traffic light on the Potsdamer place, one of the first traffic lights at all in Germany.
View over the Sony and DaimlerChrysler accomodation, 2004
Web on the left of
Commons: Potsdamer place- Pictures, videos and/or audio files
- history and planning at the Leipziger and Potsdamer place (Senstadt Berlin)
- information to the cultural forum at the Potsdamer place
coordinates: 52° 30 ' 34 " N 13° 22 ' 33 " O