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Snapshot: Berlin Fernsehturm From Below

I can’t resist taking photos of the Fernsehturm in Berlin, especially on sunny days. This photo was taken as I walked under the TV tower from Alexanderplatz station in November after taking the shot featured in my Snapshot: Fernsehturm and Alexanderplatz Station post.

The Fernsehturm in Berlin with a bird hovering nearby

Reasons I Miss Berlin #4 – The Fernsehturm

The Fernsehturm is without doubt the most iconic building in Berlin and at 368m dominates the skyline. Naturally, as the tallest building in a flat city it affords wonderful views over Berlin, with one disappointment – you can’t see it when you’re inside it. There are other spectacular viewpoints in Berlin from which it can be seen […]


Snapshot: Fernsehturm and Ferris Wheel

As I am launching a new series of posts, my Snapshots of Berlin, it seemed fitting to start with a photo of my favourite Berlin building, the Fernsehturm (TV Tower).  The Ferris Wheel has been set up as part of the Christmas Market. This photo was taken from The Schlossplatz as the sun was setting and the […]


Berlin Festival of Lights 2012

The 8th annual Berlin Festival of Lights is took place 10 – 21 October 2012.  During the festival, a number of Berlin’s most famous landmarks and some lesser known buildings were transformed with light installations, laser animations and video projections. I started my tour of the Festival of Lights locations on Saturday in the Gendarmenmarkt, which I chose […]

The Volksbühne and surrounding area in Berlin from the Fernehturm (TV Tower) at Alexanderplatz

Berlin From Above: The Sunset From The Fernsehturm

A couple of weeks ago I was lucky enough to take a VIP trip up the Fernsehturm in Berlin’s Alexanderplatz and to make it even more special I got to watch the sunset form Berlin’s highest vantage point. I had been out for the afternoon with my friend Bine doing the Schnitzeljagd (Scavenger Hunt) around […]