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Kaiserdamm is a boulevard in Westend, Charlottenburg-Wilmersdorf, Berlin.


Kaiserdamm is a 50m wide road, that runs for 1.68 kilometres between Sophie-Charlotte-Platz in the east to Theodor-Heuss-Platz in the west. It forms a westward continuation of Straße des 17. Juni.


Originally an unpaved track, the road was inaugaurated at the behest of Wilhelm II (after whom it is named), and opened to traffic in 1906. The road was rebuilt in 1939 as part of the East-West Axis of the planned Welthauptstadt Germania, and much of the road as it is today dates from this time.


Kaiserdamm is served by the Kaiserdamm U-Bahn station positioned halfway between the Theodor-Heuss-Platz U-Bahn station and Sophie-Charlotte-Platz U-Bahn stations.

Prominent buildings on the road include the studios of Rundfunk Berlin-Brandenburg at the corner of Theodor-Heuss-Platz and the former police headquarters at number 1.

External links

Media related to Kaiserdamm (Berlin-Westend) at Wikimedia Commons

Coordinates: 52°30′37″N 13°17′06″E / 52.5103°N 13.2850°E / 52.5103; 13.2850