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Address: Tra Il Kupfergraben E la Sprea C'e L'isola Dei Musei, Il Museumsinsel, Berlin, Germany
Phone Number: +49 (0) 30 / 266424242
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Description: Home to three famous museums - the Pergamon, the Altes and the Bode.
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Simply going to the Island and seeing the buildings from the outside foreshadows the beginning of a n excellent day...

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 4, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015 NEW

Simply going to the Island and seeing the buildings from the outside foreshadows the beginning of a n excellent day...

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015 NEW

Only in Germany would they conveniently put all the top museums in one handy island location. Stunning setting and architecture - if you like your building in the Greco-Roman style. Very convenient for ticking off those to-do lists of items of art and antiquity.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015 NEW

that they are open late. to be able to have pizza & a drink and watch the dancing in the park, but not enough seats & tables

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015 NEW

So admittedly, we only visited the neuass museum as there was more to see then the time we budgeted but I have to say, it was so much more then I expected. Huge amounts of content spread over several floors in an AMAZING building. Very good price for a day ticket, but do reserve a full day to see a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015 NEW

Wonderful collection of buildings and artefacts. Amazing art from across the world over time. The Pergamon was particularly special

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015 NEW

oh what a nice place! amazing museums... my favorites are definitely Pergamon and the Neue Museum. If you are into archaeology, even a bit - you simply can't skip this great place (and dedicate a full day for sure). No food in the island, but hey, it's not _really_ an island, is it ? Few meters away, some nice places.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

definitely get a museum pass if you intend to visit more than one; otherwise buy online to avoid long line at your chosen museum.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

Every art lover's dream. Lots to see, so take at least a day to explore the various museums that you can visit.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

This UNESCO World Heritage site is located in the northern island half in the Spree river in Berlin.A magnificent work of art by itself it consists of 5 world renowned museums,all gathered in an extraordinary ensemble.At the northern point is the Neue Museum & Alternationalgallerie,Pergamon & Bode Museums.In the southern island is the Altes cold museum.Some of the exhibits in... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

The fact that the whole island is UNESCO heritage is amazing. So, even if you are not a museum buff, a promenade around the island is a must. The buildings of museums are masterpieces. They were built in 19th - beginning of 20th centuries. The area is called an island because it is a piece of land between the Spree... More 

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Address: Tra Il Kupfergraben E la Sprea C'e L'isola Dei Musei, Il Museumsinsel, Berlin, Germany
Phone Number: +49 (0) 30 / 266424242
Location: Europe  >  Germany  >  Berlin>  > Mitte

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Mitte
The center 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 way to an international crowd pursuing fashionable designer clothes, the newest food trends and frequenting the many craft shops. Graphic designers have taken up residence in what used to be backyard barns and stables. There are still vestiges of the old days, however. The occasional housing complex is a reminder of the neighborhood’s past. And if you look carefully, an old 1920s ball house nestled amongst the art galleries and exhibitions of Auguststrasse can still teach you how to dance the old fashioned way.
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