This was one of my first images of Berlin, though I saw it the night I arrived and it was a lot more ominous. It’s the church at Fredrich-Kaisar-Wilhelm Platz (that name may be absolutely wrong, I’ll check it). It was bombed during the war and the government decided to leave it in it’s bombed state. As a symbol of the city’s renewal, they’ve built the ultramodern tower you see in front of it, along with a new church behind the old one, in the same style. The architecture appears to be quite awful, but the symbolism is magnificent.

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