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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: Wheel’s On Fire

This photo of the Ferris Wheel near Alexanderplatz in Berlin, set up as part of the Berliner Weichnachtszeit Christmas Market, was taken from a spot near the base of the Fernsehturm, as the sun began to set on an autumn evening. Click here to see an image of the same Ferris Wheel at night.


Snapshot: Der Berliner Dom (Berlin Cathedral)

The Berliner Dom (Berlin Cathedral) is a beautiful old church in the heart of Berlin.  Damaged during the war, it has been beautifully restored and the interior is as spectacular as the outside (check out my photos here). Like the Fernsehturm, this is a Berlin landmark that I photograph often.  Don’t be put off a […]

A Ferris Wheel set up for the Berliner Weihnachtszeit Christmas Market at Alexanderplatz and the Rotes Rathaus (Red City Hall) in Berlin

Snapshot: Ferris Wheel and Rotes Rathaus at Night

This is the same Ferris Wheel as featured in my Snapshot: Fernsehturm and Ferris Wheel post.  It has been set up in Berlin near the Neptunbrunnen (Neptune Fountain) on the south western side of the Fernsehturm as part of the Berliner Weihnachtszeit Christmas Market near Alexanderplatz.  In the background you can see the Rotes Rathaus (Red […]


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 […]