Praiser Platz
Berlin

Brandenburg Gate was the main gate through the Berlin Wall and it was a symbol of separation and reunification of the city during the Cold War. It has played an important role in the Berlin’s history so for this reason it is one of the main tourist attractions in the city, with many people coming to see its magnificent architecture. It was built at the end of the 18th century and is the only gate which survived this period. It is found in Praiser Platz square at the end of the Unter den Linen street and leads to the royal residence.

The model of the gate is based on the Propylaea Gate in Athens and has a four-horse chariot at the very top which represents the goddess of victory. The gate represents many different symbolic events in German history and continues to be one of the main tourist attractions in Berlin.

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