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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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Germany- A Musical County

The Germans love their music and when in Berlin, the Philharmonic is the way to go. The building is beautiful, the setting sort of intimate, and the sound fantastic!

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 1, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

The Germans love their music and when in Berlin, the Philharmonic is the way to go. The building is beautiful, the setting sort of intimate, and the sound fantastic!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

This place is not only spectacular for its extraordinary arquitecture, but the whole musical experience is fascinating. Having the possibility to hear the philamonic orchestra is simply a blessing. The square surrounding the orchestra is unique and you can see them facing backwards. Incredible.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

I was staying very nearby, so I took the opportunity to buy a ticket to a performance while in town. I am very glad I did as it was a wonderful experience in a new city.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

We asked the "Tourist Info"kiosk on the Kurgfuerstendamn if there were ant classical concerts. "No," she said. "Not during the summer holiday season." I checked the "Entertainment" guide in the local paper and found a concert in the Dom by the Berlin Philharmonic. What an incredibly beautiful setting and the acoustics were amazing. So check the local paper or ask... More 

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Berlin, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

Hans Scharoun, 1963. A masterpiece of architecture, architecture taken very seriously. Here nothing is made easy, complexity of shapes and ideas make each wall and corner a discovery. Architecture at its best. Lucky enough guided tours are available each morning when you can visit large and smaller halls.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

Must go and have this experience.You should see the building and the places aroud.Listen the Berlin Philharmonic with Sir Simon Rattle conducting.

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Berlin, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

If you like European classical concert, this is a place worth visiting. The acustic system of the music hall is very pleasent. don't forget to reserve the tickets earlier specially for good concerts.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

On my Berlin visit,it was among my must list,but on going to the hall found it closed for renovations.I found the architecture very modern & relevant & so the acoustics must be very good.Sorry to have missed a performance..

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

Although we have been in Berlin before, we had never been to a concert of the Berlin Philharmoniker Orchestra. So this time, we obtained tickets (very pricey) for a concert of music by Bartok, Shostakovich, and Ravel. The concert hall is beautiful but not really handicapped accessible which was a problem for our guest. The concert was magnificent and we... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

It offers free lunchtime concerts on Tuesdays, take a look at their webpage since it is not all year long!

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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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