There are few cities in the world where one can lie naked in the middle of town at noon and not be arrested. Besides having delightful tree-shaded walks, canals and flower gardens, the Tiergarten also has a couple of open fields on either side of Hofjägerallee, where the locals sunbathe au naturel. While the sunbathers cannot be seen from the Siegessäule, the Victory Column in the centre of the park, it does provide a good view of the other major sights around Berlin. The angel at the top of the 226ft column was the perching place for the angels in Wim Wenders’ film Wings of Desire.
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