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Behold: The Reichtag | by Dan Wiklund
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Behold: The Reichtag

The Reichtag, or parliament building, in Berlin started its construction in 1871 and was completed in 1894 which might sound like a lot but to its defense it is a massive building, Since then it has found its way into the history books on a number of occasions, both good and bad. About a hounded years after the inaugurated the building got a spectacular new addition in a massive glassed dome on top of the building.

 

The dome is a true architectural gem of glass steel and mirrors. You can walk for a view and look into the auditorium far below where the power of the people is wielded.

 

You should really watch this Large On Black since that brings out a lot more details. My pictures aren't balanced for a white background and a lot of the finer details are lost in this small format.

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Taken on December 30, 2008