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Museum Island

Tra Il Kupfergraben E la Sprea C'e L'isola Dei Musei, Il Museumsinsel, Berlin, Germany (Mitte)
030/209050
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Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest
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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Naples, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014 NEW

We visited this on a walking tour. It was interesting to hear about the rebuilding of the museums. It is a pretty island and convenient to have all the museums in the same place.

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New York City
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014 NEW

If your hotel is located in Potsdamer Platz you may want to approach Museum Island on foot. It is an easy slow sixty-minute walk, where you may be tempted to stop every so often for ice cream or coffee. From Potsdamer Platz find Ebert Str. and walk till you reach the Brandenburg Gate. From the gate turn right on the... More

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New York City
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014 NEW

Make sure you schedule on-line a time-slot visit to the Pergamon Museum...other wise you might have to wait two hours to get in. Very long lines!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014 NEW

Berlin culture highlight! The combination of museums in such a tight spot is staggering. If you pre-book in advance you save the hassle of standing in the queue for hours.

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014 NEW

Lovely atmosphere around the museums and very interesting. Nice little market across the road from DDR musem too.

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014 NEW

-The Museum Island comprises the following museums: The Altes Museum houses mostly ancient Greek and Roman art: It has, among other masterpieces, the portrait of Julius Ceasar in green basenite that is now believed by some scholars to have been made during his long stay in Egypt, it is definitely the one that closely follows the descriptions of the ancient... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW

Don't miss this collection of old buildings and museums and walking around them is a great experience.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014 NEW

The island is known for it's museum's, but the architecture of the builds on the island and the gardens surrounding them are beautiful.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014 NEW

I have been to many cities around the world and been to many museums. I've seen sculptures and paintings and ancient artefacts and these are no different. I'm sure this makes me sound like some kind of Philistine but I'm not. I just believe that when visiting a city I should be seeing the things that are special to that... More

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Budapest, Hungary
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014 NEW

Amazing collections, well displayed. Whether you walk through the Pergamon Museum towards the Pergamon altar, or through the Ishtar Gate, it will be difficult to keep your mouth closed. Every time I go (and last time I went with my five children), it is simply awe inspiring. I never shoot for more than 3-4 items and just try to take... More

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