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Address: Pariser Platz, 10117 Berlin, Germany
Phone Number:
100200
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: No
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Located in no-man's land between East and West Germany during the Cold War,...

Located in no-man's land between East and West Germany during the Cold War, this famous monument, built during the 18th-century reign of Friedrich Wilhelm II, has long been a defining symbol of Berlin and both the city's division and unification.

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A Must See

A must see in the German Capital. Historically significant - most of us will remeber the wall seperating East and West. Formerly an almost "dead spot" now the center of an... read more

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A must see in the German Capital. Historically significant - most of us will remeber the wall seperating East and West. Formerly an almost "dead spot" now the center of an extrtemly lively city. Simply Great!

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Uddingston, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Got to go if in Berlin fab location lots to see and tour bus stops here so hop on hop off Close to lots of walking areas and other Berlin sights

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Melbourne, Vic Australia
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This historical sight is a wonderful place to visit as the sun is setting. The square fills up with buskers and entertainers and is a marvel to see with light filtering through the columns.

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Berlin, Germany
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We went when it was the Festival of Lights and it was wonderful! It's a great site on its own and during the day, we've been a few times to show visitors, but to see it come to life at night during this week in October is quite a sight to see. Definitely check it out! I would put pictures... More 

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I was in Berlin in1989 when things were happening. Unfortunately, I wasn't able to see this gate and square opened. What a great reminder of the world that was and the world that is!

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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You must visit the Brandenburg Gate whilst in Berlin - it goes without saying! It is situated in a square that has nice coffee shops if you wanted to pop in for a coffee whilst en route. We also visited at night and took lots of beautiful photographs as it is all lit up.

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to be able to stand in such a famous spot and to imagine what others who have gone before us have thought while in this spot is something I will never forget

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As this is regarded as the heart of the Berlin, I highly recommend to visit it Special moments u have to be there

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Perth, Australia
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This monument appears in a lot of pictures, but much more impressive in person. It was also amazing to realize how much of Berlin was destroyed in WW2.

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Although it is a well known landmark it is worth to see and to feel German streets atmosphere around.

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Mitte
The centre of Berlin, Mitte is most famous for sights like the Brandenburg Gate, Alexanderplatz, and Museum Island. The central location makes this one of the city's most expensive places to live. It is here the oldest traces of the city can be found, and evidence of some significant transformations, as well. The gangsters that once ruled the impoverished streets between Alexanderplatz and Hackescher Markt have given way to an international crowd pursuing fashionable designer clothes, the newest food trends and frequenting the many craft shops. Graphic designers have taken up residence in what used to be backyard barns and stables. There are still vestiges of the old days, however. The occasional housing complex is a reminder of the neighbourhood’s past. And if you look carefully, an old 1920s ball house nestled amongst the art galleries and exhibitions of Auguststrasse can still teach you how to dance the old fashioned way.
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