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Berlin Hauptbahnhof

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Very large central train station.

Easy to get to-from. Lots of restaurants. At first it was hard to find elevators. A somewhat long walk depending on where you disembark from train. Interest art inside and outside.

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Easy to get to-from. Lots of restaurants. At first it was hard to find elevators. A somewhat long walk depending on where you disembark from train. Interest art inside and outside.

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Portadown, United Kingdom
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You can always be assured of a good Currywurst in the HBF. Was also the only place that had shops open on Easter Sunday. It is a very impressive building in its own right

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Really big Railway station in Berlin we were here on Our way to Sachenhausen tour. This station goes over several Levels and is huge.

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Singapore, Singapore
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Reviewed 1 week ago

anyone taking a train to/from berlin will likely pass through here.huge station with lots to eat and shop for. easy to find your way.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

A good place if you know where you are going. A place full of people who are travelling, but you can find your way at the information desk which is easy to locate.

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Chorley, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Amazing glass construction on 4 levels. Well worth a visit open 7 days a week. Buy city travel pass €30.00 for 7 days travel on trains, trams, metro and buses.

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Umbria, Italy
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We arrived by train in Berlin, coming from Holland, and the Hauptbahnhof was the very first place we visited. Very bright, LARGE, and easy to find our way. There are plenty of services and the pubic transport options in Berlin are very good too, many of them coming together here in the main train station. The only minor negative point... More 

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Hexham, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The station is huge with more than one level, a lot of shops, more than one category of train and more than one category of ticket machine. The travel information staff are very helpful. On a first visit I would not have liked to be in a hurry to catch a particular train but the same applies to say Kings... More 

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There are plenty of places to eat. The station is easily accessible. Public restrooms available. Lots of places to shop while you wait. Plenty of taxis outside.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This railway station really is an example of what they should be like - great architecture and massive inside. Clear signage and really quite impressive.

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Berlin's revolutionary heart and immigrant roots can both be found in Kreuzberg, but this central neighbourhood is beginning a new chapter. In the 1950s and '60s, Turkish guest workers settled around Kottbusser Tor, while in the 1980s and '90s, rambunctious squatters and artists gathered to live a carefree life here. An old hospital even became a hotspot of riots between squatters and police. Today you can still find the best kebabs in town and many underground clubs, but a lot has changed as well. The hospital has been transformed into an art center, and increasingly you will find new urban cafés, restaurants and designer shops. Rising housing prices and gentrification threaten the spirit of this area along the Spree River, but the neighbourhood’s legacy is upheld by a very engaged community fighting to preserve its rebellious identity.
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