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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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you must see it fron the spree it is wonderful to do it by the water you will find there a lot of exabitions

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 26, 2015
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Haifa, Israel
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Haifa, Israel
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015 NEW

you must see it fron the spree it is wonderful to do it by the water you will find there a lot of exabitions

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015 NEW

There are plenty of different visiting options. The buildings are interesting in themselves and there is plenty of trees and grass making it a nice area.

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Peterborough, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015 NEW

It is so remarkably beautiful.... What you need is a good solid three days to explore this island..so many museaums, so many choices, so many informations and arts to appreciate. One need Berlin pass to get access to some area...there are free entrance to some museaum, so everyone has a chance to enjoy its beauty. One need a good pair... More 

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Coimbra, Portugal
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21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015 NEW

A beautiful part of the city. Some stunning buildings with amazing architecture, loads of cafes, restaurants and bars scattered along the riverside to sit at and take it all in. Make a point of doing the river cruise too to make the most of it.

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Chicago, Illinois
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015 NEW

We were not able to enjoy Museum Island due to all the construction. The area in front of the Cathedral was very nice.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015 NEW

I saw 3 museums, having bought for 18 euro a ticket that gave entrance to all five of them. The Bode museum is the place to see the wood carving of Riemenschnieder and his contemporaries, a large collection. The Byzantine sculpture is also well displayed. The Neues Museum, which lay in ruins for decades, was recently rebuilt in such a... More 

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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 NEW

A beautiful part of a fascinating city packed with museums, galleries, markets and the like. Spend at least half a day there.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 NEW

Lots of building work going on while we were there, but the weather was lovely and it was a delightful way to spend the day strolling around the ares

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Pune, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015 NEW

Its a place for the people who loves to see the different kind of architecture, there are two option to get around, first you can take river cruise for an hour, another is that you can walk and go through all the museum all are located near Alexanderplatz, there are few modern architecture which is the example of the new... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

Excellent presentation and amazing artefacts, including Egyptian remnants from the time of the pharaohs. The guards could be a continuation of the communist period, but they are helpful and polite.

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Staying in Mitte

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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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