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Berlin Sights

Unter den Linden

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Updated 02/20/2014

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The name of this historic Berlin thoroughfare, between the Brandenburg Gate and Schlossplatz, means "under the linden trees," and it was indeed lined with fragrant and beloved lindens until the 1930's. Imagine Berliners' shock when Hitler decided to fell the trees in order to make the street more parade-friendly. The grand boulevard began as a riding path that the royals used to get from their palace to their hunting grounds (now the central Berlin park called Tiergarten).

It is once again lined with linden trees planted after World War II.

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Berlin, Germany

Updated 02/20/2014

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