Neue Wache Berlin, Karl Friedrich Schinkel Building

Neue Wache, Berlin Neoclassical Building, Schinkel, Photo, Unter den Linden Image

Neue Wache Berlin : Unter den Linden Architecture

Historic Neoclassical Development in Berlin, Germany

page updated 25 Jul 2016 ; 5 Sep 2009

The Neue Wache and the Zeughaus

The Old Arsenal, Unter den Linden

Neue Wache (New Guard House), Unter den Linden 2, Mitte
1816
Architect: Karl Friedrich Schinkel

Neue Wache Berlin Neue Wache Neue Wache War memorial Berlin

War memorial since 1931

Style: Neoclassical

Mother with her Dead Son by Käthe Kollwitz, lit by an oculus (reminiscent of Rome’s Pantheon at a smaller scale) in centre of the Neue Wache:
Mother with her Dead Son Mother with her Dead Son Berlin

Originally guardhouse for the troops of the Crown Prince of Prussia

Photos © Adrian Welch

Building immediately to the east:

Deutsches Historisches Museum or Zeughaus
Deutsches Historisches Museum

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Buildings close by include:

Checkpoint Charlie Building by OMA to the north
Checkpoint Charlie

Jewish Museum Berlin by Daniel Libeskind to the east
Jewish Museum Berlin


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