The Alexanderplatz is a famous public space in the east of Berlin, Germany, formerly belonging to the GDR when the city was divided. It was created in the 17th century and named in 1805 after the Russian ruler Alexander I.
You can find shopping malls and a large hotel here. The Fernsehturm and the Rotes Rathaus are close-by and on the place you can find the Weltzeituhr, a clock showing the time around the globe. It also received some fame by the book Berlin Alexanderplatz by Alfred Döblin (1929).