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Berlin Philharmonic

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Address: Herbert-von-Karajan-Strasse 1, 10785 Berlin, Germany
Phone Number: +49 30 254 88-0
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Description: Often a tough ticket, the Berlin Philharmonic features some of the best...
Often a tough ticket, the Berlin Philharmonic features some of the best classical music to be had in Germany.
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I don't think there is a bad seat in the entire house.

The building has a lovely interior not as wonderful as the old Opera House in Paris but on the other hand the old Opera House in Paris isn't used for music any more!

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 3, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

The building has a lovely interior not as wonderful as the old Opera House in Paris but on the other hand the old Opera House in Paris isn't used for music any more!

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Our evening at the Berlin Philharmonic was unquestionably the highlight of our trip to Berlin. The concert hall is in the round--highly unusual, surprisingly intimate, and wonderfully effective. Wherever you sit, the acoustics are superb and you are immersed in this amazing orchestra's extraordinary sound. Indeed, it was breath-taking. If you are a music lover, it's an experience that shouldn't... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

The concert we attended was fantastic, but the main attraction was the hall itself, where there doesn't look to be a bad seat.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

We did a tour of the building, which was excellent. We understood the different seating layout and all about the excellent acoustics. We then came back later in the day to hear the choir and orchestra. The performance was amazing and the seating and acoustics, were as expected, first rate.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Went for the free lunchtime concert on Tuesday. Place was packed, great experience ! We were surprised to find the building very modern.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

I absolutely loved this. I was fortunate enough to go and have a good seat, and I have to say, this is truly a one-of-a-kind experience. The acoustics of the auditorium are such that you feel completely enveloped by the music, and the level of the players is unmatched. I really recommend that even if you are not an aficionado... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

Tours start at 1:30, but make sure to be there at least 30 min early because there is only one group of 20 that are accepted. It is worth the time! Great information about the construction of the hall, the acoustic, as you are lead to enter both concert halls.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

I was so excited to book three tickets online, for the latest performance of Berlin Philharmonic - with Sir Simon Rattle. I have checked the website several months ago and the tickets were sold out. Suddenly a few tickets were released just before I left for Berlin, and I immediately bought it with no hesitation. It was so lucky for... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

Acoustics are marvellous and the sound of the orchestra brilliant . So glad we were able to experience this orchestra with Bernard Haitink conducting

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

Trips in English restricted to 20 people, hours tour, we saw two on going rehearsals one with Sir Simon Rattle and three choirs. No one could tell us what the music was ! Magic moment and very unexpected. Guide knew her architecture but less sound on the music if you will excuse the pun.

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Address: Address: Herbert-von-Karajan-Strasse 1, 10785 Berlin, Germany
Phone Number: +49 30 254 88-0
Location: Europe  >  Germany  >  Berlin>  > Charlottenburg

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Charlottenburg
Breathe in Berlin’s royal past while walking through the gardens of beautiful Charlottenburg Palace, which lends its name to this well-heeled neighborhood. Here you'll find some of the oldest homes in the city: upper-class apartment buildings with ornate facades and marble-floored foyers line the cobblestone streets. Stroll by sophisticated restaurants, through little parks, or around Lake Lietzensee. Window shop down Kurfürstendamm, the most renowned high-end shopping street in Berlin, where you can find all the big designer names. In the evening, visit one of the old theaters close by Zoo Station which were nightlife hot spots in the 1920s, or dine in one of the many international restaurants around Savignyplatz before heading to other parts of town for a night out.
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