Quarre, Fernsehturm, Berliner Rathaus, Murdered Jews Memorial, Reichstag, Kafer, Soviet War Memorial, Restaurant Vau
We got up and had a nice breakfast at
in our hotel and then walked up the
Unter den Linden
-- a TV Tower built by the East Germans in the late 1960s.
At 368 meters, it is currently the tallest structure in Germany.
We arrived just in time for our 10:00 a.m. tickets and spent
an hour admiring the view from the observation level.
We walked over to the
-- the offices and residence of the Mayor of Berlin --
and enjoyed the stained glass,
a modest exhibition of local painters,
and a temporary exhibit of plaster casts from Berlin 1790-1850.
At 2:00 p.m. we walked over to the
made it through the security line
(the concierge at our hotel had gotten tickets for us),
and we explored the dome for nearly an hour before
our 3:00 p.m. late lunch reservations at
We enjoyed a lovely meal along with the gorgeous view.
After lunch we walked over to the
Soviet War Memorial
and then we walked back to our hotel just after 4:00 p.m.