Go on a short time travel through the historical architecture of the city with the photographs of our collection, which were mostly taken around the turn of the century. Visit Berlin's center, the Reichstag building, the Berlin Stadtschloss, the Brandenburg Gate, as well as other sights and let your eyes wander over the cityscape of that time.

Four-lane street traffic at the Brandenburg Gate, Photographer unknown, 1915/1935, From the collection of: Bildarchiv der bpk-Bildagentur
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View from the Zeughaus to the Stadtschloss, Photographer unknown, From the collection of: Bildarchiv der bpk-Bildagentur
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The Stadtschloss, front with the pharmacy wing, In the foreground the Kaiser-Wilhelm-Bridge., Photographer unknown, 1900/1920, From the collection of: Bildarchiv der bpk-Bildagentur
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The Neptune Fountain on Schloßplatz. Sculptor: Reinhold Begas, unveiled in 1891., New Photographic Society, 1905, From the collection of: Bildarchiv der bpk-Bildagentur
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The Berlin Cathedral at the Lustgarten with the equestrian statue of the Prussian King Friedrich Wilhelm III., Photographer unknown, 1900/1920, From the collection of: Bildarchiv der bpk-Bildagentur
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Zeughaus, main portal, Photographer unknown, From the collection of: Bildarchiv der bpk-Bildagentur
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The Neue Wache (New Guard) with the monument to Friedrich Wilhelm von Bülow (1755-1816), Photographer unknown, 1885/1905, From the collection of: Bildarchiv der bpk-Bildagentur
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Unter den Linden - view from house no. 12 in east direction, F. Albert Schwartz, 1870/1890, From the collection of: Bildarchiv der bpk-Bildagentur
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A mounted policeman at the corner of Friedrichstraße / Unter den Linden, Hermann Rückwardt, 1881, From the collection of: Bildarchiv der bpk-Bildagentur
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The Reichstag building at Königsplatz, Photographer unknown, 1895, From the collection of: Bildarchiv der bpk-Bildagentur
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Reichstag building in Berlin: view from southeast, Photographer unknown, 1887/1907, From the collection of: Bildarchiv der bpk-Bildagentur
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Zoo Berlin, the Elephant Gate at the main entrance, Kurfürstendamm, Photographer unknown, 1905, From the collection of: Bildarchiv der bpk-Bildagentur
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View from Kurfürstendamm to the Kaiser-Wilhelm-Memorial-Church in winter, Photographer unknown, From the collection of: Bildarchiv der bpk-Bildagentur
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Auguste-Victoria-Platz with the Kaiser-Wilhelm-Memorial-Church seen from the Kurfürstendamm, Friedrich Seidenstücker, 1931, From the collection of: Bildarchiv der bpk-Bildagentur
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View of Alexanderplatz station at Königstraße, Lautz & Isenbeck, 1890/1910, From the collection of: Bildarchiv der bpk-Bildagentur
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Alexanderplatz, in the back the Grandhotel, Photographer unknown, 1900/1920, From the collection of: Bildarchiv der bpk-Bildagentur
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Bildauswahl, bpk-Bildarchiv: Antonia Teweleit

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