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Alter St. Matthaus Kirchhof

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Address: Grossgorschenstrasse 12, 10829 Berlin, Germany
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Burial place of the Brothers Grimm.

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A Foundation that is more than a worship place

Right in midst of the Kulturforum is an oasis that we entered to be the only persons for that half hour to absorb the tranquility, meditate and draw our day's energy.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 7 September 2014
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Zurich, Switzerland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2014

Right in midst of the Kulturforum is an oasis that we entered to be the only persons for that half hour to absorb the tranquility, meditate and draw our day's energy.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2014

One of my favourite places in Berlin! A truly unique cemetery that feels very much alive! Friends and relatives of the deceased have a lot of freedom to express their grief and hope due to the innovative and creative conditions. I don’t know where to start but there is a letter from pupils to their deceased English teacher, a site... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2014

a wonderful cemetary were you can spend hours walking around.There are great grave stones and insritptions....so many differnet styles of tomb stones. And there is a very cute coffee shop with great coffee and cakes..highly recommendet. I also did a guided tour last Sunday and it was fab!Will certanly come back

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Schoneberg
In 1963, Schöneberg was the centre of the political west, inspiring John F. Kennedy to choose this area to famously announce, "Ich bin ein Berliner." Times may have changed, but modern-day Schöneberg still pays tribute to its historical legacies. Once the richest city outside of Berlin proper, the area's affluent past is still visible in ornate housing facades dating back to the Gründerzeit of the 19th century, while residents in fur coats walking their dogs or shopping in high-end KaDeWe continue the tradition with a modern flair. Schöneberg was also once the centre of the decadent and burlesque nightlife of the 1920s. It was here that Marlene Dietrich partied with Christopher Isherwood and the first gay bar in Germany was founded. Today, the gay community still revolves around Nollendorfplatz. The overground Ubahn station is even illuminated in rainbow colors, paying tribute to Schöneberg's progressive past.
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