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This picturesque town square is surrounded by several historic structures.
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
Mitte, 10117 Berlin, Germany
+49 30 22730431
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Reviewed yesterday

During summer time open air concerts of a great variety of music. Before Christmas time a huge Christmas market,

Thank lotharjuern
Reviewed 2 days ago

Framed on three sides by old, gorgeous buildings, the "market" is not open daily, but the buildings are. A wonderful history of German politics and policies is available in one of the buildings. Well worth 2 hours to review, and its free!

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Reviewed 2 days ago

We didn't enter any buildings, but did visit the area and viewed the buildings. Would be nice to return for the Christmas market held here.

Thank TravelPanda99
Reviewed 3 days ago

This is advertised as the most beautiful markt area in Berlin. I'm not so sure it's that great. We did see it in the evening during the Berlin Lights Festival, which made it all that more special, but otherwise it would just be another square.

Thank kcbarbie
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Fun area to walk around. Some shops nearby. At night it was lit up with the Festival of Lights and performers in various areas. Worth a stroll through if you are in the area

Thank ashleymccolloch
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The square is home to two cathedrals, the French and the German Cathedrals, facing each other on opposite sides of the square. Both were built in the 1700's and both have a tower with dome. The inside of the German Cathedral is more modern though....More

Thank vagabondafelice
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This courtyard of buildings is very attractive. We were fortunate to be in Berlin during the Festival of Lights and this Square was spectacular at night with the festival. Certainly worth a visit as the area is very attractive with impressive renaissance buildings.

Thank Paula A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Worth wandering around this square. It’s surrounded by large imposing buildings. It was a bit disappointing .... maybe I was just over big buildings?

Thank Cookster_11
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Said to be the most beautiful square in Berlin. Spacious and French Dome can be visited except Monday

Thank Janet C
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a gift to visit the moment we arrived in Berlin. Easy walk from where I stayed in Kurfurstendamm and my friend's place in Charlottenburg. The square is clean and safe and the photo opportunities were impressive.

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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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Carol C
12 August 2018|
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Response from Shirley M | Reviewed this property |
Hi. The Gendarmenmarkt is one of the biggest and the best in our opinion. We were in Berlin last Christmas and had a wonderful time. There’s also Berliner Weinachtszeit at Roten Rathaus, Wintertraum am Alexa, Winterwelt am... More
Debi F
5 April 2018|
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Response from ElsieRyan | Reviewed this property |
Shops & stores all close on sundays in Berlin, only shops you will find open are some souvenir shops, visit Berlin a lot & there’s still lots to see on sundays, it’s a beautiful city, enjoy
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Generator Berlin Mitte at Oranienburger Strasse, 65. An amazing hostel with a helpful staff!
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