Rykestrasse Synagogue in Berlin

13 October 2023 | Author/Destination: | Rubric: General, Berlin Reading Time:  15 minutes

Nave © Mazbln/cc-by-sa-3.0

Nave © Mazbln/cc-by-sa-3.0

Rykestrasse Synagogue, Germany’s largest synagogue, is located in the Prenzlauer Berg neighbourhood in the Pankow borough of Berlin. Johann Hoeniger built the synagogue in 1903/1904. It was inaugurated on 4 September 1904, in time for the holidays of and around Rosh Hashanah. The synagogue stands off the street alignment and is reached by a thoroughfare in the pertaining front building.   read more…

Prenzlauer Berg in Berlin

4 October 2023 | Author/Destination: | Rubric: General, Architecture, Berlin Reading Time:  13 minutes

Stargarder Straße © Stevy76/cc-by-2.5

Stargarder Straße © Stevy76/cc-by-2.5

Prenzlauer Berg is a locality of Berlin, forming the southerly and most urban district of the borough of Pankow. From its founding in 1920 until 2001, Prenzlauer Berg was a district of Berlin in its own right. However, that year it was incorporated (along with the borough of Weißensee) into the greater district of Pankow.   read more…

Culture Brewery in Berlin

20 January 2023 | Author/Destination: | Rubric: General, Berlin, Museums, Exhibitions, Opera Houses, Theaters, Libraries, Universities, Colleges, Academies Reading Time:  11 minutes

© Kaspar Metz

© Kaspar Metz

The Berlin Kulturbrauerei (literally “Culture Brewery”) is a 25,000 square metres (270,000 sq ft) building complex in Berlin, Germany. Originally built and operated as a brewery, its courtyards and unique architecture have been protected as a monument since 1974 and it is one of the few well-preserved examples of industrial architecture in Berlin dating from the end of the 19th century.   read more…

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