Tuesday, September 23, 2014

GERMANY - Museumsinsel (Museum Island), Berlin

"The museum as a social phenomenon owes its origins to the Age of Enlightenment in the 18th century. The five museums on the Museumsinsel in Berlin, built between 1824 and 1930, are the realization of a visionary project and show the evolution of approaches to museum design over the course of the 20th century. Each museum was designed so as to establish an organic connection with the art it houses. The importance of the museum's collections – which trace the development of civilizations throughout the ages – is enhanced by the urban and architectural quality of the buildings." -

Postcard 1
Thank you so much for sharing with me this nice card, Brigitte! =)

Postcard 2
A very nice postcard with great views of the UNESCO Site Museumsinsel
from Zuzana of Slovakia who met her Finnish friend in Berlin last August!
Thank you so much Zuzana for this and for sharing your inspiring journey!
You've got amazing stories of friendship being treasured!

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