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Unter den Linden

Berlin, Germany (Mitte)
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As featured in 3 days in Berlin
Ranked #145 of 463 Attractions in Berlin
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Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Scenic/ Historic Walking Areas
Activities: City walk sightseeing
Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Description: This famous East Berlin street is lined with interesting attractions and historic sites.
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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43 reviews 43 reviews
34 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014 NEW

There really is so much here I don't know where to begin. When in Berlin you must visit this historical street that's leads to the Brandenburg Gate. There was a lot of building work going on (as there always is according to our tour guide) but do not let put you off as this street is overflowing with historical importance.... More

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Fort Saskatchewan
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121 reviews 121 reviews
70 attraction reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014 NEW

We really did enjoy walking down this street but there was so much construction in the middle of it that you really couldn't appreciate it as much as we should have. Once it's done I'm sure it will be fantastic. Still nice to walk along each side but the construction walls make the sidewalks narrow especially in spots where cafes... More

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New York City, New York
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460 reviews 460 reviews
241 attraction reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

This is a very important historical street in former east Berlin. There is even a german tv show named after it. Nice for a stroll. Note most walks you take in Berlin have some historical significance. This city is deeply immersed in it's complex history and that's what makes Berlin fascinating.

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Kanturk, Ireland
19 reviews 19 reviews
6 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

I was really looking forward to walking down Unter den Linden but it was a real disappointment. It is a building site. See it on the open bus tour but otherwise don't bother with it. Maybe in 10 years time it will be nice.

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Athens, Greece
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

A very ample city road that instead of getting to your nerves it helps you relax. A walk up and down Unter den Linden is a must for the very interesting city of Berlin.

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Sydney, Australia
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10 reviews 10 reviews
10 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

For visitors, Unter den Linden really only serves as a (somewhat) picturesque walk between more interesting attractions, namely the Brandenburg Gate/Reichtstag/Holocaust Memorial and the museums/cathedral/Humbolt University. That's really the only reason to visit. Along the way you'll pass by Starbucks, Madame Tussaud's and other generic chains - not what you came to Berlin for. Also a given are the countless... More

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Uckfield, United Kingdom
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90 reviews 90 reviews
48 attraction reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

A very nice park to get some tranquility after the rush and tear of a busy city. Interesting history and peace and quiet after a busy day around the museums of Berlin.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014 via mobile

It's a long road with some ok buildings scattered around, it reslly is nothing special, more a route somewhere else than a destination it intself. If you miss it, you won't have missed much. Be warned, there is building work virtually the whole way so you can't even take any decent pictures. The Nivea stores is on the road, that's... More

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Natal, Rio Grande do Norte, Brazil
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26 reviews 26 reviews
22 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

Incredible walk, specially in the autumn (when I went), BEAUTIFUL colors everywhere. It's the way to a lot of other things you might see, so do take this walk for a while.

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Gdynia, Poland
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

Nice place for every fan of park in the center of the city :) Absolutely marvellous and very near to all well known monuments :) !

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