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Gendarmenmarkt

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Address: Mitte, 10117 Berlin, Germany
Phone Number: +49-0-30-227-3-04-31
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Fee: No
Activities: Shopping
Description: This picturesque town square is surrounded by several historic structures.
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BERLIN Spring 2015

Nice place to relax and enjoy the beautiful scenery. There are a couple of historical building around and monument. There is restaurant around and if you need to go to the toilet... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 31, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015 NEW

Nice place to relax and enjoy the beautiful scenery. There are a couple of historical building around and monument. There is restaurant around and if you need to go to the toilet { for a fee}, there is one around the corner. .

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015 NEW

A grand square with the concert house and French and German cathedrals. It is very attractive. One of the cathedrals houses an exhibition on the Bundestag. It is important to realise that little of it is totally original having been rebuilt post war.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015 NEW

One of the most magnificent plazas in the city. The three block area has a number of small restaurants and is a visual delight. The twin churches are a magnificent presence and it is a good place to rest and relax.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 NEW

On the hop on-hop ff bus they say it's the most beautiful square in Berlin. After 5 days there I can say it is true. Very charming. Nice place for a coffee in the afternoon or a beer in the evening. The sorrounding buildings are magnific and the atmosphere is pleasant.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 NEW

Absolutely must go for Berlin visitors. Nice restaurant around as well, though all a little bit mor on the expensive side. However, the buildings are beautifully renovated and the place is just nice to see

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

This "Platz" with it's sourroundings is one of the beatiful places in Berlin. Beautilful Buildings and lots of snack bars and restaurants. Enjoy the concerthouse, the churces, though museums today. Really worth a visit.

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Aix-en-Provence, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

... you pass the first barrier where you pay few euros, you'll get surprised suddenly to get a German Christmas market spot with cost to enter... But then you'll see this nice fountain, nice stalls, music, dancers, shows,... I can say now I am happy to have done this one too in the numerous spots in Berlin during Christmas Market... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

The architecture is very unique. Berlin's best restaurants are surrounding the Gendarmenmarkt. All important shops and brands are placed near by. A place you definitely have to visit.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

while wacthing historical concert hall and churches,you can sit and eat or drink one of the coffee shops and listen street musicians.just great.

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Berlin, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

My favorite spot in Berlin. The setting of the 2 cathedrals and the concert house is amazing. Lots of options for eating, drinking and shopping in the area. Especially the Ampelmann Shop, Ritter Sport Chocolate store and the Augustiner are great.

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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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