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World Fountain

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Address: Breitscheidplatz, Berlin, Germany
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The granite fountain located in the plaza next to the Kaiser Wilhelm...

The granite fountain located in the plaza next to the Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church.

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It is next to Europa center and snot so important to visit but ok to take a look at it when you are near by

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Benny G
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London, United Kingdom
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London, United Kingdom
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142 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It is next to Europa center and snot so important to visit but ok to take a look at it when you are near by

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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5,925 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2,205 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

We were heading to the fantastic Europa Centre to go to the fantastic Irish Pub and also Baverium which is another superb pub when we came across this oddity of a fountain. On a roasting hot day the water feature looked very cooling and it's certainly popular with kids who really enjoyed the the odd little fountain with its little... More 

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1 Thank Neil K
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38 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 May 2016 via mobile

Fountain in the square, have seen many better in Berlin all over the city.. If you don't have extra time don't waste your time just to go there.. Spend it somewhere else!.. The weather was really nice! Beautiful !

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Thank Marizela E
Eilat, Israel
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 May 2016 via mobile

Just a fountain. You will probably not realize it's anything to look at until you will see it in trip advisor. Don't even have 100 letters to write about it! Sorry, ball thingy fountain!

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Thank Guy K
ISLAMBAD PAKISTAN
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 476 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 October 2015 via mobile

Weltkugelbrunnen or World Fountain was built in 1993 in front of the Europa Center. The Berliners have nicknamed it Wasserklops or water ball because this fountain is a semi circular red granite structure. The metal figures, shapes, stairs and animals on it never fail to amuse the onlookers. The pedestrianized Breitscheidplatz is a popular meeting place. It is also the... More 

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Vang Vieng, Laos
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 September 2015 via mobile

Yup like the title says. Average. . Great bubble man - artist there when I went . But . A fountain . Its brown . Kinda looks like a poo. . A fountain?

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Thank redstar999
San Jose, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 115 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 July 2015

If you're already on the Kurfürstendamm (" Ku'damm), stop and enjoy this fun sculpture next to the Europa Center. The water flows around and down in an attractive fashion, and the metal sculptures jump out oddly. The more we walked around it, the more we enjoyed it.

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Thank DHook
Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1,647 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 August 2014

This slightly ugly brown dome sits in the plaza between Kaiser Wilhelm Church and the Europa Centre. Locally called the Wasserklops or Water Ball it is a popular meeting spot and hang out for street artists and performers. Around the fountain has an odd selection of sculptures, a welder, someone sunbathing and a number of animals. It was built in... More 

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Kalispell, Montana
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 244 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 July 2014

This fountain provided welcomed relief on a 95 degree day. We found it to be a perfect place to stop, cool off, and watch the extremely interesting array of people passing by. Give it a try!

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Miami, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 June 2014

I loved this fountain we sat down to watch the fountain, eat a sausage, and watch the people go. There were also street performers all around and it was very entertaining.

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Breathe in Berlin’s royal past while walking through the gardens of beautiful Charlottenburg Palace, which lends its name to this well-heeled neighbourhood. Here you'll find some of the oldest homes in the city: upper-class apartment buildings with ornate facades and marble-floored foyers line the cobblestone streets. Stroll by sophisticated restaurants, through little parks, or around Lake Lietzensee. Window shop down Kurfürstendamm, the most renowned high-end shopping street in Berlin, where you can find all the big designer names. In the evening, visit one of the old theatres close by Zoo Station which were nightlife hot spots in the 1920s, or dine in one of the many international restaurants around Savignyplatz before heading to other parts of town for a night out.
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