Photo Gallery: The Twilight of the Palace
Foto: Thorsten Klapsch
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Photo Gallery: The Twilight of the Palace

Memories of East Germany's Showcase New Book Reveals Last Photographs of Berlin's Palast der Republik

The Palast der Republik was a showpiece building in East Berlin, a congress hall as well as a center for public entertainment. By 1993 it had been sealed off to the public. Thorsten Klapsch was the last photographer to capture its interiors before a long period of demolition began.