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Address: Friedrichstrasse 107, 10117 Berlin, Germany
Phone Number:
+49 30 23262327
09:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 22:00
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours

More than one hundred artists on the biggest theatre stage in the world....

More than one hundred artists on the biggest theatre stage in the world. With half a million guests every year, the Palast is the #1 theatre in Berlin.The Palast in Berlin is the first choice for those wishing to experience something utterly unique and thoroughly fascinating - perfectly including international visitors who do not speak German. Welcome to Berlin, welcome to Europe's Show Palace.

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Berlinale 2016

Been there for 2 screenings for 2016's Berlinale Film Festival. Loved the atmosphere, the decor, the art deco architecture and that kind of cosy feeling. The theatrical screening... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Been there for 2 screenings for 2016's Berlinale Film Festival. Loved the atmosphere, the decor, the art deco architecture and that kind of cosy feeling. The theatrical screening room was a blast. It was simply a great experience.

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Kolding, Denmark
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Enjoy the entrance hall with the beautiful decorations. We have been there many times fo r film screening during the Berlinale and it is an amazing atmosphere when the film start. Be aware the leg space is very limited.

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Berlin, Germany
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Anyone ever heard of the New York Rocketts? Friedrichstadt -Palast have their very own troupe, they have been in existance during the Cold War period and they perform here just like the famous NYR's. Take in the show, ask at your hotel for the programmes as there are different shows available. Reasonable prices...expect to take in at least a two... More 

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Surrey, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Even if you don't get to see a show, this is quite a beautiful building with its stained glass. We booked to see 'The One' which is quite spectacular if you enjoy the Gautier costumes (which are quite something), and the special effects and acrobatics. Music and storyline is a bit average but, that said, it was a good night... More 

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Erlangen, Germany
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Be it the dance, singing, acrobatics, music you name it. We were completely mesmerised. One of the best things we did was going to the Palast show. Just book a ticket and go, I am too small a mortal to write anything here.

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Newcastle upon Tyne, England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you like music and dancing you must see it. The show was spectacular. Great costumes, music, dance and acrobatics. There were some parts I found boring but they didn't last long and overall it was as amazing as we had expected. The show was pretty much sold out so you need to book earlier and because the seats are... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The shows vary but they tend to be spectacles of some type. The building is impressive and the shows have a cast of characters in the audience as well.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It´s too much singing, too much fashion show. It seems more like a Jean Paul Gaultier fashion show than a entertainment show. It would be much better to cut more singing and fashion show and have more technical skills performance.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017

Insane revue-type Las Vegas show, a LOT of feathers and painted costumes, 500 pieces or more from the mad mind of Gaultier ... absolutely enjoyable fluff, but pales in comparison to Cirque du Soleil - many wild acts jammed together for no apparent reason. Still, an impressive achievement on what is repeatedly - in four languages - drilled into your... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017

The Palast hosts great Broadway-style shows. Lots of participants, special effects, music and dance. 2 years ago we saw "The Wyld", and it was amazing. Last months it was "The One", which we liked less.

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