The walk into the memorial in Treptower Park is magnificent in the Spring.

Sowjetisches Ehrenmal

The walk into the memorial in Treptower Park is magnificent in the Spring.

Large red granite flags flank the entrance, a penitent soldier kneels.

Fahnen am Sowjetisches Ehrenmal

Large red granite flags flank the entrance, a penitent soldier kneels.

The kneeling soldiers remind me of the Sphinx Gate scene in The Neverending Story

Ein Soldat auf einem Knie

The kneeling soldiers remind me of the Sphinx Gate scene in The Neverending Story

Sowjetisches Ehrenmal, Treptower Park, Berlin 2020

Sowjetisches Ehrenmal

The grand Soviet styles are clear when you pass the flags and see the entire memorial at once.

Looking back from the entrance from the Big Soldier.

Looking West

Looking back from the entrance from the Big Soldier.

The soldier completely embodies my esthetic: a paladin's sword, standing on a crushed swastika

Big Soldier

The soldier completely embodies my esthetic: a paladin’s sword, standing on a crushed swastika

It is impossible to truly capture the monument's size except in person.

Big Soldier

It is impossible to truly capture the monument’s size except in person.

A tree tells us that peace comes after war.

Baum am Treptower Park

A tree tells us that peace comes after war.

Forgotten train tracks from an S-Bahn closed long ago.

Lost Tracks

Forgotten train tracks from an S-Bahn closed long ago.

An abandoned Bahnhof from another time.

Alter Bhf Siemensstadt

An abandoned Bahnhof from another time.

Gleis 1.

Gleis 1

Gleis 1.

Decades old advertising for businesses likely no longer to be found.

Siemensstadt Werbung

Decades old advertising for businesses likely no longer to be found.

U-Bahnhof Olympia Stadion at Dusk.

Ubhf Olympia Stadion

U-Bahnhof Olympia Stadion at Dusk.

Arena Berlin during JSConfEU 2017

Arena Berlin at Night

Arena Berlin during JSConfEU 2017

Vines grow on the wall of a building in Prenzlauer Berg

Vines in P-Berg

Vintage Cars at the Mall of Berlin

Vintage Autos

Berliner Dom in the Sun

Berliner Dom

Mauerpark Graffiti, Berlin, 2017

Graffiti im Mauerpark

Lichtenberg Graffiti, Berlin, 2017

Lichtenberg Graffiti

Respect Graffiti

Respect Graffiti