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In pictures: Berlin in lights

Berlin's Festival of Lights

Thirty of Berlin's most famous landmarks are illuminated in a two-week Festival of Lights.

Berlin's Brandenburg Gate during the Festival of Lights

Berliners and tourists take in the view of the Brandenburg Gate. The lighting was designed by Andreas Boehlke.

Berlin's Berliner Dom during the Festival of Lights

The Berliner Dom, the German capital's Baroque Protestant cathedral, is draped in blue and gold...

Berlin's Berliner Dom during the Festival of Lights

...and then in a more garish colour scheme.

Berlin's Victory Column during the Festival of Lights

The Siegessaule (victory column) in the city's Tiergarten is turned a regal purple.

Berlin's Fernsehturm TV tower during the Festival of Lights

Fireworks explode around the 368m (1,214ft) TV tower at the opening of the festival, which runs until 29 October.






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