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Berlin’s Tempelhof Airport to Become Park

The Tempelhof airport, the Berlin airport most famous around the world for being the drop off point for the Berlin Airlift, will be turned into the city’s largest park. According The Local, the English-language German news service, the city plans to spend 60 million euros (~85 million US dollars) over the next seven years to develop the 570-acre space. Another 1.6 million euros per year will go to park maintenance and security.

Tempelhof airport in Berlin is set to become the city's largest park. Photo: wikipedia

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  1. I went to the opening of the new City Park on the weekend – so far not much has been done except unlock the gates, but it was great fun riding and skating around the runways. I took some photos of the Templehof opening you can see here:

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