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Potsdamer Platz, destroyed during World War 2 and left desolate during the Cold War, is once again one of the central hubs of Berlin. Here a variety of shops, cinemas and restaurants can be found in this renovated part of Berlin, which used to lie on the border of the English, American and Russian sections of Berlin.
Named after the city of Potsdam, which lies around 25km's south of Berlin, it marks the point where the old road from Potsdam intersected with the medieval wall around Berlin.
During the 1920's and 1930's, Postdamerplatz was one of the busiest squares in Europe, with many roads and train lines intersecting here.
The square was heavily damaged duri... read more