Dorotheenstadt Cemetery, Berlin

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The Dorotheenstadt Cemetery, officially the "Cemetery of the Dorotheenstadt and Friedrichswerder Parishes", is a landmarked Protestant burial ground located in the Berlin district of Mitte which dates to the late 18th century. The entrance to the 1.7-hectare (4.2-acre) plot is at 126 Chaussee Straße (next door to the Brecht House, where Bertolt Brecht and Helene Weigel spent their last years, at 125 Chaussee Straße). It is also directly adjacent to the French cemetery (also known as the cemetery of the Huguenots), established in 1780, and is sometimes confused with it.
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  • ... historical knowledge. He has a witty humour and gets you the best from the tour. its the grave of big legendary philosophers like Hegel and Marcuse a well as actors, directors and many others...  more »
  • This cemetery is nice, but the chapel is the real attraction. After being damaged in WW2, it has been completely reclaimed and renovated using the talents of world famous light/space artist, James...  more »
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  • Lovely spot for lovers of German intellectual history -- many luminaries are buried here, and even if the names are unfamiliar, the monuments themselves are works of art. It's like wandering through a sculpture garden.
  • I went to see a James Turrell lecture in the chapel and can highly recommend that. A professor talks for about 45 minutes while you enjoy the light installation, which slightly changes colors the entire time. A must see if you are into light art. Advance registration needed.

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