Kiez Pension

Jungstrasse 41, Berlin, 10247, Germany | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Berlin

A four powers to one Power house

A travel blog entry by paleojohn2010

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... down. There was a US - USSR tank standoff, there were many escapes over and under the hall by Germans, and a number of person were killed in such escape plots. Some people escaped in hallowed out automobiles and the actually cars are on display. Very moving museum for those that’s actually lived during those days. Kathy didn’t totally understand what all this meant until she visited the wall.

We also saw sections of the wall that are still up to memorialize the divided ...

"Ich bin ein Berliner!" More Than Jelly Donuts

A travel blog entry by gflacke

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... And as if that wasn’t unusual enough, the cotton-top tamarins (small primates native to the Central and South American jungles) are allowed to leave their exhibit every morning, run around wild in the zoo, and then come back every night. ?!?!?!? It seems to work, and there is a sign (written in Czech) that says "please don’t feed us, it will make us sick," but other than that there is nothing to prevent the tamarins from interacting with the people ...

A Haven for Artists

A travel blog entry by missmango

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... happens to be a cute Polish fella, where the train is. He says, "Oh, I'm going there too, I can walk you there. Where are you going?" "Oh, thanks. Vienna." "Uhh... I guess you need the other train station..." So suddenly I'm in a state of panic, I explain my situation to the guy, and the scene with this complete stranger turns dramatic. He rushes me to the next train station on the subway and is ...

Berlin

A travel blog entry by kieran.layla

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... light signal for pedestrians used in East Berlin. He is such a cool dude that when the government tried to get rid of him after the Berlin wall came down the people made such a fuss that they had to bring him back. There are shops dedicated to this traffic signal and this is where Kieran bought his first souvenir, an ampelmann T-shirt!
We could have both spent more time here exploring and learning about all the history this city has to ...

Day 14 – City Walk with Barry the Irishman

A travel blog entry by melmartin

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... Postdam Conference) the city is split into zones occupied by the 4 victorious powers – the USA, Britain, France and the Soviet Union. The Berlin Wall was built in 1961 originally as a means of preventing the drain of skilled labour from the East but soon became a Cold War symbol. We see the biggest part of the wall that remains before moving on to the former office of the luftwaffa (now essentially the finance ministry). We pause here as there is ...

Location

This hotel, located in the Friedrichshain-Kreuzberg area of Berlin, is near Stasi Museum, Friedrichshain, The Badeschiff, and Sunday Market at Boxhagener Platz.
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