Russische Kolonie Alexandrowka

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Dedicated to the memory of his friend Tsar Alexander I, Frederick William III built this group of wooden houses between 1826 and 1827 in the style of a Russian village. Lenné was commissioned to build 13 houses surrounded by gardens and arranged in the shape of a St Andrew's cross. The houses were granted by the king to singers of a Russian military choir residing at court and could only be passed on from father to son. The Alexandrowka museum tells the story of this unusual colony.

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Puschkinallee

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New garden
New garden
The garden was laid out around a lake in
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Marmopalais
Marmopalais
Built by Carl von Gontard, the Marble
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Schloss Cecilienhof
Schloss Cecilienhof
This immense "cottage" of over a hundred
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Dutch Quarter
Dutch Quarter
Situated on either side of the
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Hans Otto Theatre
Hans Otto Theatre
With its glass façade imaginatively
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museum FLUXUS+
museum FLUXUS+
This museum is dedicated to the Fluxus
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Marmopalais
Marmopalais
Built by Carl von Gontard, the Marble
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Schloss Cecilienhof
Schloss Cecilienhof
This immense "cottage" of over a hundred
1:30
Dutch Quarter
Dutch Quarter
Situated on either side of the
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