Alexanderplatz is Berlin's most famous city square. During the
communist era, it was East Berlin's commercial centre.
Important landmarks around the square include:
- Fernsehturm (Berlin TV Tower)
- Centrum Warenhaus (renamed Kaufhof) - GDR's largest department
- Alexanderplatz Rail Station (seen below)
- Weltzeituhr (World Time Clock)
Alexanderplatz, Berlin Germany
On November 4th 1989, around 700,000 East Berliners gathered at
Alexanderplatz to rally against the GDR government.
The Berlin Wall came
down five days later.