Pinsteps. Babylon Square
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We stand on the square of Babel. This square is also called the Royal Opera Square. The Opera is a national day and is the first in Europe to be built to serve the common people or the middle class. The opera building was built during the days of Frederick the Great. According to which the German king in order to allow the common people to enter the opera building was sufficient to fulfill two conditions: payment and clothing. The issue of clothing and hygiene was very important but not always clear, especially among the commoners. The building with the large green dome on the corner of the square is the church of all religions. It is like the Roman Pantheon. Frederick the Great thought it would be nice if all religions were together in one place. There were many opponents of this idea and Frederick the Great was forced to reject the original idea and declared the church a Catholic entrance because there were a minority in Berlin at the time. Frederick the Great greatly appreciated the value of reading the books. He advocated education and made sure in the 18th century that people read a lot and moved the Royal Library here to the Humboldt University building. Here too he kept both conditions: payment and clothing. Translated with Google Translate


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Здравствуйте! Добро пожаловать в мои экскурсии! Я как-то понял, что погулять с каждым я не успею, гулять в группах мало кому сейчас хочется, а гулять «вслепую» быстро становится скучно. Так и появилась идея записывать маршруты и создавать полноценные путеводители, которые я здесь собираю. Если вы попали сюда, значит вам нужен ключик, чтобы открыть маршрут – пожалуйста! Напишите мне сообщение на телефон +972 537907561 или на epraisman@gmail.com и я с радостью вам помогу! Иначе, зачем я всё это делаю?
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A short two-hour tour of the city will lead us through known squares and beauty to the famous museum island, towards the ancient palaces, enter the heart of the oppressive city and find out the source of the name Berlin and conclude with a number of unique stories including the story of Wolifrid Israel and the connection between Berlin and Kibbutz Hazorea Alexander is named after the Russian narrow Translated with Google Translate

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