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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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Been there quite a few times. Every time I was left astonished and speechless. I wish I had enough money to go to every concert held there. Wonderful acoustics, fantastic... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 27, 2015
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Vilnius County, Lithuania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 NEW

Been there quite a few times. Every time I was left astonished and speechless. I wish I had enough money to go to every concert held there. Wonderful acoustics, fantastic orchestra, world's most renowned soloists and conductors, well-selected programs. Just too good to be true.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

The sound is amazing, the orchestra phenomenal - just don't get seats up front, not very comfortable.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

If you love classical music, going to the Philharmonie to see the Berlin Philharmonic is a must. I don';t love the exterior, but the interior is very special and I doubt there is a bad seat in the house.

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Istanbul Province, Turkey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

The hall, musicians and atmosphere ...Everything was perfect. Notting really to dislike. i would like to come back again as soon as possible. Without Philharmonic a Berlin visit couldn't be complete

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Bearsden
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

We managed to get to one of the 'special' events held throughout the year where you get a 90 minute synopsis. Thirty minutes of wonderful music, 30 minutes of listening to individual and collections of instruments playing single notes and a final 30 minutes of 'experimental' music - one for the purists, kinda washed over this pleb.

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Berlin, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Even when the sun does not shine, this building gleams golden. And it was meant to convey economic and cultural wealth to the erstwhile East Germany - the dividing wall was just across the street. Built in 1962, it can still be considered a modern building and its lines are pleasing to the eye. It houses Berlin's iconic Philharmonie Orchestra... More 

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Ames, IA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

By all means, attend a concert here if you have the opportunity. Of course, the world-famous orchestra is the main attraction. But, it's also worth seeing the landmark hall with its modern architecture. Unusual design with a great view from every seat and fantastic acoustics. We also had an opportunity to attend a concert at the chamber music hall in... More 

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Munich, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

Simply sublime exquisite. Book in advance... as you will need that because many people want to go see the Orchestra. Sublime pieces of great masters are played magnificently.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

an amazing night and experience. the music was awesome and it was a perfect experience of a professional world renown orchestra

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

Went to experience the orchestra on its free Tuesday lunchtime performances as I couldn't get tickets for their actual ones whilst I was there. A very popular venue, so great to see people supporting this. I was mesmerised by the performance, even whilst sitting on the steps amongst hundreds!

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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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