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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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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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 1, 2015
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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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Columbia, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

Buy a pass so you can see numerous museums. We bought a one-day pass and had planned to visit 2, however since it was our last day we went to 3! We learned to find the most notable pieces featured at each museum and head for those rooms first. Expect l-o-n-g lines to enter.

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Whitley Bay, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

We only maaged o go around 2 of the museums - and it took us almost 5 hours to do them! Amazing and interesting places. Wish we had time to do the others.

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Welwyn Garden City, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

An amazing historical site that is best visited with a good guide. The many museums and art gallery could take many days to really explore but any visit will be rewarded with fantastic historical object and art works. The Cathedral (or "Dom") has been refurbished inside and is well worth the Euro7 entrance fee.

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Baabda, Mont-Liban, Lebanon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

you can arrive to this island through several ways. i personally took bus 200 that passes through almost all the main attractions ( but be careful it can be packed ). have a walk around the island when you can it is very beautiful. you can buy a museum island ticket to visit all the museums there ( it does... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

Great thing about Museum island is that there are quite a few museums to go to...Alot of places to relax and the quite a few places to have a cup of coffee and enjoy the day

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

This is the cultural heart of Berlin. Beautifull architecture and a rich choice of museums to visit, depending on your personal taste and interests. Visit this area to admire the beautifull buildings with their roch history. Even if you are not really an art lover, it os worthwhile.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

I bet all of these collections are fantastic, and the buildings themselves are beautiful, but serious restoration is under way in summer 2015, not so easy to walk around, at least some museums are closed for restoration at present, check before making plans

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Fabulous museums, The Greek museum was worth the ticket price. You can buy a multi day ticket and enjoy all the museums at your leisure.

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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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