BERLIN, GERMANY - SEPTEMBER 06: A statue of St. George slaying a dragon stands in the Nikolaiviertel district on September 6, 2012 in Berlin, Germany. Nikolaiviertel, which was nearly completely ... more 
BERLIN, GERMANY - SEPTEMBER 06: A statue of St. George slaying a dragon stands in the Nikolaiviertel district on September 6, 2012 in Berlin, Germany. Nikolaiviertel, which was nearly completely destroyed in World War II and rebuilt by the communist authorities of East Berlin in the 1980s, is the oldest residential district of Berlin and dates back to the Middle Ages. The city of Berlin is currently holding a series of exhibitions and events ahead of its 775th anniversary, which it will celebrate at the end of October. The settlement of Coelln, which stood opposite Berlin on the Spree river, is first referred to in a document from 1237, and by the beginning of the 14th century Coelln and Berlin joined together to become the region's most important trading center. (Photo by Sean Gallup/Getty Images) less 
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