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Mitte, 10117 Berlin, Germany
+49 30 22730431
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This picturesque town square is surrounded by several historic structures.
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good35%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“christmas market” (533 reviews)
“beautiful square” (239 reviews)
“concert hall” (209 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
Mitte, 10117 Berlin, Germany
+49 30 22730431
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This is a lovely and wide square with several churches and a concert hall. The square is beautifully designed and features numerous eateries and shops, too.

Thank TheShis
Reviewed 5 days ago

This square is one of Berlin's most popular for a number of reasons. It has attractive traditional architecture; a large number of restaurants with German and other cuisines. Finally, an interesting array of different stores (e.g., Fassbender & Rausch Chocolatier). Fun to slowly stroll around...More

Thank gatorboyOrlando_FL
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The German and French churches stand in either side of the concert hall and all three buildings combine to create a square of great beauty. One of the nicest spots in Berlin for photos . It is lovely and the area is very active on...More

Thank bccrab
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

this is one of the most popular area of berlin... very close to museum region and full of restaurants and cafes... also lots of hotels..

Thank Hakan K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Best time to go is at night when everything is lit up. The buildings and plaza are beautiful. Take a bit to learn the history of the area. There are outside and inside bars, restaurants and shopping. Parking can be difficult, best bet is a...More

Thank R0BS411
Reviewed 1 week ago

Without a doubt one of Berlin's best X-Mas markeds. You have to pay a little entrance fee but it is worth it. Good security measures and well assortet stalls with locally produced handycraft items and food products. Great place to eat with various culinary specialities....More

Thank Chris G
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is one of the main squares in Berlin, flanked by the Symphon/Music Hall and then the French and English churches--which is really not the best name. We visited in both the day and night and found it much more beautiful at night with the...More

Thank chesterchandler
Reviewed 1 week ago

Wonderful moments at the Gendarmenmarkt - look for the guy blowing giant soap bubbles and the little girl trying to catch them - oops, might have been too fleeting.

Thank CEichbauer
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Gendarmenmarkt is a beautiful area to walk around with lots of cafes and restaurants nearby. It is one of the landmarks in Berlin with stunning architecture .

Thank Sally6
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

In a city rather lacking in charm, this place is a delight, not only peaceful, but with many decent cafes and restaurants. Great favourite.

Thank 1937jwt
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
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2 August 2017|
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Response from AnjosSantos | Reviewed this property |
When I went there were no queues so I'll answer no reservations need.
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22 June 2017|
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Response from Mandyeug | Reviewed this property |
We were 5 person plus a 10 month old baby with a lot of luggage so we had to book a van for which we paid 50 Euros
29 May 2017|
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Response from gordonramsy | Reviewed this property |
Hi as it appears Marriott is two minutes from potsdamer platz,i estimate it will take you around 20-25 minutes to walk from here to Gendarmenmarkt, as we did this walk on our visit please beware ! this is an estimate !