Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church, Berlin

Berlin, Countries, Germany, Photography, Places, Travel

Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial ChurchThe Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church (or Kaiser-Wilhelm-Gedächtniskirche in German), also known as the Hollow Tooth (Hohler Zahn), is a popular landmark of Berlin. Built between 1891 and 1895 to honour the first German emperor, Wilhelm I, it was partially ruined during the second world war. In 1956 plans were made to construct a new church on the site and have the ruins demolished, but, after protest by the people of Berlin, the damaged church was left intact and new, modern buildings (church and belfry) were built around it. The church is a reminder of the horrors of war.

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