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Some traces of former 'East Germany' can still be found in the city:
- the former Stalinallee (now Karl-Marx-Allee) from Strausberger Platz to Frankfurter Tor
- the Haus des Lehrers (House of Education) at Alexanderplatz
- the Council of State building and the Palace of the Republic at Schlossplatz
- the former Soviet Embassy (now the Russian Embassy) at Unter den Linden.