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Pariser Platz

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Address: Berlin, Germany
Description: Located just east of the Brandenburg Gate, this town square and its...
Located just east of the Brandenburg Gate, this town square and its beautiful garden serve as the gateway to old Berlin.
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One of Berlin’s many ‘platz’

You’re probably going to end up here if you’re touring Berlin because it’s right where the main Berlin attraction of Brandenburg Gate is. Make sure you check out the American... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 29, 2015
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

This is an interesting spot that shows how Berlin (and most European cities) were laid out. This type of architecture is not seen any more.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

You’re probably going to end up here if you’re touring Berlin because it’s right where the main Berlin attraction of Brandenburg Gate is. Make sure you check out the American Embassy and the Hotel Adlon. This place should be nice when there’s an event going on; it was quiet when we were there.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

Pretty average square with not much to see except the brandenburg gate. Pretty crowded most of the times.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

This is the square by the Brandenberg Gate. Our hotel (Hotel Adlon Kempinski) was in this area. There were quite a few protests during the 4 days we were there, and I don't feel that screaming and yelling will get me to want to listen to your cause. This square tends to be crowded, but there really isn't much there.... More 

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Queenstown, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Nationalities of all kind can be found here, I'm not only talking about the many tourists but the different embassies, it is not only a great assembly point for tourists but also for protesters that have something to say-peacefully. Worth seeing

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

This is Berlin's most beautiful square. The Brandenburg gate is on one side, and behind the beautiful Reichtag; On the other, the Unter den Linden avenue stretches in the direction of the Museums island. And around the square, the French and US embassies, as well as the Adlon hotel. It is elegant, spacious, and full of history. It is a... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

Located near to the Brandenburg Gate and Reichstag a very pleasant square with cafes and restaurants nearby. Also worth a visit is The Aldon Hotel

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

Small size square with the Adlon hotel. This hotel is amazing see my separate review. Good views of Brandenburg gate and leads up to Reichstag building. Again see other review for Reichstag.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

Steeped in history and a lovely place to visit. I started my walking tour here which was very fitting. As well as the Pariser platz, the Brandenburg gate, you also have the famous adlon hotel. The location is great to venture to other recommended sites such as the holocaust memorial, tiergarten and the reichstag building.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

The most impressive place I visited in Berlin, no doubt! You can almost feel history down here, which is a gift when you surrender to that at the spot. A place not only for sightseeing, but for sightfeeling too!

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Location: Europe  >  Germany  >  Berlin>  > Mitte

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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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