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Mitte, 10117 Berlin, Germany (Mitte)
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Ranked #28 of 477 Attractions in Berlin
Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Cultural
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Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: This picturesque town square is surrounded by several historic structures.
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Bristol, United Kingdom
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124 reviews 124 reviews
27 attraction reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014 NEW

A wonderful part of Berlin. It's worth the money to go to the top the the Französischer Dom - (French cathedral) - as long as you can manage the 254 steps - as you have a great view across the market towards the Deutscher dom (German cathedral), as well as the whole of the Berlin skyline.

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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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37 reviews 37 reviews
27 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

Its a nice square, where one side is the French cathedral and other side is German cathedral. The architecture of both the cathedrals looks amazing and enhance the beauty of the place. Though the square has a French touch in it. I went with my husband and we found lot of activities going around. A musician was playing songs. Some... More

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53 reviews 53 reviews
25 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

Gendarmenmart shows you 2 twin churches and an concert hall, some restaurants and coffee houses with terrasses. Ideally for a short pause in the sun during your visit...

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Amman, Jordan
11 reviews 11 reviews
6 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

This place is amazing and like, so French styled! The Gendarmerie building has got a very nice architecture, splendid doors and irons. The Restaurant seems a little expensive but food is delicious. The square is so nice and surrounded by the famous chocolat shop, go in just to taste one. The place is near the famous Allee "Unter den Linden"... More

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High Wycombe, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

Truly stunning Christmas market. Honestly, it was the best I’ve ever been to and I’ve been to a few! It was so beautifully set up with gorgeous little buildings, a huge Christmas tree, cosy places to sit and all the huge landmark buildings lit up around the edge. There was even a big stage with all sorts going on! The... More

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Thessaloniki, Greece
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36 reviews 36 reviews
22 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

You must visit this square if you are in Berlin. A very very beautiful square with the two beautiful Churches that looks like each other very much and Konzerthaus in the middle. Many cafes and around the square, you can drink your cafe or beer and enjoy the view.

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60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

A rare thing - a lot of old buildings and the French and the German dom (as if they were twins) on two sides and the building of the concert hall in the middle with the statue of Schiller is really worth visiting.

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Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
16 reviews 16 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

The surrounding is astonishing , the flair is ...like Berlin ... you will be surprised ... but : YOU will have to walk a lot ! It is worth it !!!! 100% if you have even just seen some Hollywood films like "The Torn Curtain" from Sir. Hitchcock .... a place to GO !

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Newcastle, United Kingdom
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33 reviews 33 reviews
5 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

We stayed on Gendarmenmarkt at the Hilton and our room overlooked this square. It was beautiful and always bustling with horse drawn carriages clip-clopping by and the sounds of orchestral music from the Konzerthaus. It was never too noisy however; we kept our window open all day and night. I imagine the Christmas market is magical, and summer in the... More

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Southington, Connecticut
17 reviews 17 reviews
5 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

We walked hear both day and night. Impressive buildings on three sides including the Konserthaus and a large Lutheran church, Beautifully lit at night. A nice place also to people watch.

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