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Address: Panoramastrasse 1A | Alexanderplatz, 10178 Berlin, Germany
Phone Number: 49 30 242 3333
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: Yes
Activities: Dining
Description: The best and highest point from which to admire Berlin.Do you want to...
The best and highest point from which to admire Berlin.Do you want to discover Berlin 360°? Then you will be in just the right place at the TV Tower. From 203 and 207 metres high you can look out over the entire city with its large number of tourist attractions: you can see the Reichstag (Parliament building), the Brandenburg Gate and the Main Railway Station from here, as well as the Olympic Stadium, the Museum Island (Museumsinsel) and the Potsdam Square (Potsdamer Platz).With almost 1.2 million visitors every year, the Berlin TV Tower is one of the most popular tourist attractions in Berlin. For an extra treat, enjoy a meal in Sphere, the revolving restaurant. You will be able to admire Berlin from all angles without leaving your seat.
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Great views. Long Queues

After queuing for tickets (30 mins) you have to wait for your admission time (90 mins) We went off to look at other things but there are seats if you want to wait. There is... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 11, 2013
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Southport, England, United Kingdom
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Southport, England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2013

After queuing for tickets (30 mins) you have to wait for your admission time (90 mins) We went off to look at other things but there are seats if you want to wait. There is airport style security and you cannot take liquids up including bottled water. The lift is very fast but there is barely a sensation of moving.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2013 via mobile

Just went to the Television tower today and can say it was definitely worth it. Most of the reviews I read before warned of large queues but to my surprise there were none and we went straight in, bought our tickets and were upstairs at 203m viewing platform in side 10 mins, including security check. I do suspect the cold... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2013

The best views of Berlin can be seen from this old fashioned soviet tv tower. Access to the entrance is a little confusing as you initially head upstairs outside, howeevr the entrance is downstairs on the opposite side of the complex. We had abouta 45 minute minute wait to go up to the top as it was quite busy and... More 

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Edinburgh
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2013

We went up here in the dark, and got a wonderful view over a lit-up Berlin. We could pick out all the main attractions in the city centre, and there were good information panels pointing out what we were looking at. We found the queues to be too long during the day, but the tower is open until midnight, so... More 

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Sofia, Bulgaria
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2013

I have been to the TV Tower in Berlin several times. The last one was a nightmare. Lots of tourist, waiting more than 1 hour in the line, and the security check was awful. Instead of having normal, modern scanner where you can put your bag, there are two guys who even don't wear gloves, unzipping your bag and searching... More 

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Schweinfurt, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2013

Please make reservations on line prior to visiting this place if you would like a meal here otherwise you will have a long wait.

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Bristol, England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2013

booked a table in the restaurant on-line before we went,was well worth it.Could only get an early evening table,but worked out an advantage because we got to seee the city by day,a fabulous sunset and see it by night.The food was really good,and service excellent-well worth a visit

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2013

the queue for this attraction was very small compared to others, once there you go up 203 floors in 40 seconds....amazing. the view from the observation floor is breath taking. there is lots of information about berlin and each section. the viewing glasses are well worth the euro

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2013

As one of the top landmarks in Berlin, it's nearly a must for every visitor. But... keep in mind that queues can get very long (up to 2hrs waiting time), and that there is not too much more than ... just the fabulous view. You can eat in the turning restaurant (takes about 30 minutes to go round), but be... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2013 via mobile

We booked tickets online so we could go straight in. The lift attendant explains in German and English how fast the lift travels up and down. The views are amazing, on a clear day you can see for miles. Information panels tell you which buildings and landmarks you see. You can spot planes taking off or landing at Tegel airport.... More 

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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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