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Destination Berlin: The Berlin Cathedral

A short walk from Museum Island, stands imposing the sumptuous Berlin Cathedral, whose present appearance dates back to 1904, after that in 1894 the Emperor Wilhelm II ordered the old cathedral to be demolished, too simple and classic, to make way for a dome that adequately reflected the magnitude of the Lutheran religion and the power of the royal dynasty.

  • Published in Berlin

Destination St. Petersburg: St. Isaac's Cathedral

Imposing, magnificent, monumental. This is how the current St. Isaac Church, the fourth, built by the French architect Montferrand at the behest of  Tsar Alexander and, further magnified under Tsar Nicholas I, I between 1818 and 1858.

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