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Brandenburg Gate

Pariser Platz, 10117 Berlin, Germany
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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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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Pariser Platz, 10117 Berlin, Germany
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

If you want to see a little bit of Berlin you have to rent a bike. You will see Berlin from another perspective. The Brandenburg Gate is about the Prussiac era. On the day time is very crowded, in the weekend you will find a...More

Thank Cosmin M
Reviewed yesterday

This is one piece of history that you have to see when in Berlin. We road bikes all around this area from our hotel and toured the entire Großer Tiergarten on bikes.

Thank jamescalifornia
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Lots of tourist shops and photo ops. It's totally central so may as well check it out while you are there :)

Thank ANNAPCanada
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The Brandenburg gate is well worth seeing, in fact I can't imagine visiting Berlin and not taking the time to see it. There are some bars and restaurants nearby and, of course, the Reichstag. I've been to Berlin several times and always head to the...More

Thank Kimi R
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Busy, but stunning to see this beautiful building & a great atmosphere in the general area.. very clean. Iconic buildings generate a number of selfie makes.. 🤳.. they were everywhere

Thank Chel1304
Reviewed yesterday

The Platz was brought to life by live music on the Saturday, and a demonstration on the Sunday - democracy in action!

Thank hart662017
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The Brandenburg gates are very impressive and are a very important part of the history of Berlin. The detail on the gate are being preserved as a there is a fine netting over the stone sculptures to protect them .

Thank Loobylou1963
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Beautiful square with a view of this special monument. It's a great place to go at the end of the day to watch people and see the sun set.

Thank CagnesGourmand
Reviewed 2 days ago

One of the few remaining older monuments in Berlin. Cool to look at. Next to the US embassy and not far from the Reichstag building.

Thank Horsiedad
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Brandenburg Gate is one of Berlin landmark! Do not miss it. Most of the time the place is over crouded but so what you will definitely be able to have a photo souvenir :)

Thank Mirna A
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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Dave R
6 April 2017|
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Response from Suzanne078 | Reviewed this property |
As the others have said there's no need to take a tour. We walked from our hotel to soak up the atmosphere and history and used our guide books and maps . There are numerous information boards around in different languages... More
6 April 2017|
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Response from Barrett-london | Reviewed this property |
Ah!! As great as Berlin is, it goes to bed early!! The lovely areas I took my family simply shut down after 8-9pm!! I was told there are areas in the outskirts where there are clubs and bars but with young children, I did... More
22 March 2017|
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Response from BarbroK | Reviewed this property |
It looks like Easter is a great time to visit Germany, since Easter is one of their most celebrated holidays. Many events and special markets and decorations. I wouldn't worry about that.