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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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So much to see and so little time! You could spend days there. Nephratiti was more impressive than what I expected. The gates and walls, and citiescapes of ancient times are... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 4, 2015
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Taylor Lake Village, Texas, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2015 NEW

So much to see and so little time! You could spend days there. Nephratiti was more impressive than what I expected. The gates and walls, and citiescapes of ancient times are amazing.

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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015 NEW

So much great work all together... only thing was that both days (on the weekend, last weekend of the holidays) it was unbelieveble busy. So standing in line to get in for a real long time. But even if you don't visit the 5 musea, the outside is also great!

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Ponsonby
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015 NEW

Some of the greatest museums in Europe centrally located close to each other it is most successful planning exercises and a great to visit and enjoy.

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pyrenees orientales, france
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015 NEW

On a relatively small area you'll find some really great museums, all worth your visit. The 3 most important and most visited are certainly the "Pergamon-Museum", the "Altes Museum" and the "Neues Museum". In each of them you could easily spend a whole day, but it is possible to visit all three of them and still get a good overview.... More 

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Athens, Greece
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015 NEW

i loved this museum, 1st floor Greece , and 2nd Romans, it was very beautiful, and shows the rich history of Greece, culture

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Pinhal Novo, Portugal
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015 NEW

A great pallce to go for a walk or sit down for a picnic. Not usually crowded and with large open spaces. The riverside areas are also lovely for a sit down. A good place to take a break.

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Sydney
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

The island has everything close together and makes it easy to see things. Keep going toward the Brandenburg Gate and the holocast memorial and you can cover virtually all the key points of interest in an afternoon. There is still a lot of construction underway and will be at its best in a few years .

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Leatherhead, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

A mix of museums can be found on the island, which should offer something for everybody - easy to travel to.

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Gainesville, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 303 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

There is so much to see and do in this area. The museums are a must - and, check each one BEFORE you go to see if the Museum Pass gets you in (Deutsches Historisches Museum and the special events in the Alte do not). We took a lunch and settled in to do people watching (see pics) on two... More 

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Antwerp, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

All you can do is...keep 3-4 days just to visit all the museums at this location, it has so much to see and day market, for you it will be difficult to decide, which one to pick first

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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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