Anupam Bansal,
Malini Kochupillai

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Maholy Nagy

Internationale Zeitschrift
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Wilfried Wang,
Dan Sylvester

Hans Scharoun

Berlin 1956-1963



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Walks, Paths along the Riverbank,
Places on the Water
The Rosa-Luxemburg-Memorial


Stralau Walk

Hostel am Flußbad

Lakeside Residence

Luisenstädt. Canal Gardens

Schöneb. Nat. Reserve

Café Buchwald

Capt'n Schillow

Lions' Bridge

R. Luxemburg Memorial

Villa von der Heydt

Schildhorn Column    

Overnight in Fischerkietz   
Kleist's Grave 
At the Flutgraben 

East Harbour




At the edge of the Tiergarten is an unusual path, the Katharina-Heinroth-Ufer, which runs between the southern bank of the Landwehr Canal and the bordering Zoologischer Garten (Zoological Garden). The exit is closed at dusk, at 9.00 pm at the latest. During the day, however, many walkers are attracted by the exotic sounds and by a clear view of the animals without having to pay. Right under Lichtensteinbrücke (Lichtenstein Bridge) a massive cast-iron plate has been installed, dropped diagonally into the water on which the name of Rosa Luxemburg appears in raised capital letters. It marks the spot where the murdered revolutionary was thrown into the canal. Only a few hundred metres further to the North, a memorial on a meadow on the bank of the Neue See (New Lake) reminds one of Karl Liebknecht’s murder. Both memorials carry the stamp “Kunstguss VEB Lauchhammerwerk 1987” (Art casting VEB Lauchhammerwerk 1987).



Bus, Tube, Tram: S 3, S 5, S 7, S 9, S 75; Bus 100, 187, 341