The Berlin Cathedral

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This is the largest Protestant church in Germany, built by the Prussian Kings. The current building was finished in 1905. It’s actually not a cathedral, as it was never the seat of the bishop. The Lutheran bishop is based at … Continued

Nikolaikirche in Berlin

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The Church of St. Nicholas is Berlin’s oldest building. It originated in 1230, when the city was founded. Two of Nikolai’s most famous staff were Pastor Paul Gerhardt (1607-1676) and Kantor Johann Crüger (1598-1662). They were an unbeatable team of … Continued

The Berlin Wall

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Hastily erected in 1961, the year I was born, the Berlin Wall was all I knew for the first 28 years of my life. Soon (next year) we will celebrate the 25th anniversary of its fall. People were not allowed … Continued

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