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Address: Tra Il Kupfergraben E la Sprea C'e L'isola Dei Musei, Il Museumsinsel, Berlin, Germany
Phone Number: 030/209050
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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good but lots of building going on

Great museums, beautiful buildings, but lots of building work going on throughout Berlin means not everything is on display. Also Berliners are not very good at signage for... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 1, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015 NEW

Great museums, beautiful buildings, but lots of building work going on throughout Berlin means not everything is on display. Also Berliners are not very good at signage for tourists, it took us a while to find the entrance to the Pergamon Museum, but worth the effort.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015 NEW

We stayed in Berlin just 4 days, but we spent nearly a whole one at the Museum Island. We haven't regretted any of it! There is so much to visit and see there, you could lose yourself in the museums for days. You can also buy the Berlin Card which allows you to visit any of them for free and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015 NEW

queues were long to get in to the museums but i had been in them before so it was lovely to revisit what used to be East Berlin.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015 NEW

Se estiver passando a pé vale a caminhada. Nada de especial, mas é bonito e tranquilo. If you are going to walk well worth the walk . Nothing special, but it is beautiful and peaceful.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015 NEW

Love the place. The area are clean and the surrounding area look romantic for a couple to stroll around. The bridge with its historical building look amazing.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015 NEW

We spent 2 days in covering all the museums. We rate most of them except the National Art Gallery which had too much filler and few pieces of real quality. Plan visits to avoid the worst of the queues.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015 NEW

Its great to have most important museums in one place and with such beautiful suroundings, gardens and two rivers. A must to visit and spend many hours visiting the museums.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015 NEW

...wandering through the different museums. Used a museum pass and was able to visit several before we ran out of time.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015 NEW

We got a ticket for 18 euros per adult and children didnt have to pay. This fee covered an entry into 5 museums for a day. It covered Pergamon, Neuse, Alte, Bode and national art gallery. The national art gallery had the longest queue all through the day. We spent 5-6 hours between all the museums. The pergamon museum's Isthar... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015 NEW

My favorite place in Berlin was the museum island area. The architecture and buildings are stunning.! I especially liked the Berliner Dom which is actually a protestant church and not catholic. One could just sit and appreciate looking at the church and be awed by its beauty! Also, interesting history about this church and damage during WW2 and separation of... More 

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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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