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Berlin Philharmonic

Herbert-von-Karajan-Strasse 1, 10785 Berlin, Germany
+49 30 254 88-0
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Ranked #3 of 462 Attractions in Berlin
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Symphonies, Architectural Buildings
Description: Often a tough ticket, the Berlin Philharmonic features some of the best classical music to be had in Germany.
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London, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014 NEW

Everyone should experience the Berlin Philharmonic live. They truly transcend all styles, time and backgrounds! mesmerising.

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014 NEW

A wonderfull night in this amazing place - with music that will blow your mind - . the concert was build up around Strauss "Also sprach zarathustra" with two minor piano pieces before. You can sit very close to the musicans and really feel the power of the 125 person big orchestra.

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014 NEW

Went to the free lunchtime concert in the lower foyer. Got there just before 12, queues already quite long. When the doors opened at 12 all scrambled in for a counter to get into the free showing. Then you took whatever space you could find. People sat on stairs, ledges, floors, hung over the balconies etc, then don't move for... More

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Berlin, Berlin, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014 NEW

It's amazing to listen to great concert in a building that is shaped around the sound. You can sit in any place, the acoustic is great in every single point. Relax and enjoy the show.

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New York, New York, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014 NEW

One of the Best in the World. Philharmonic hall is a positive joy to hear Music.Try to get tickets early or through your Hotel Concierge.

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Glen Ellyn, Illinois
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37 reviews 37 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

Superb concert, beautiful building, wonderfully efficient and kind ushers, and people providing assistance Coming back to Berlin again in two weeks just to attend a couple more concerts If you like music, then make this a must see

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Baltimore, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

Excellent concert. It is a free concert and limited space. Arrive early and be prepared to sit on steps, ledges. Only disabled folks get chairs. We were comfortable and happy we got in

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Worcester, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

Autumn thro to Spring the Philharmonie in Berlin presents free lunchtime concerts at 1pm. They last about 45 mins and are held in the lower foyer. Entrance is restricted to 1500 persons. The acoustics are very good. There is no seating except for handicapped attendees with proof of their infirmity. The Philharmonie opens at 11am and the distribution of tokens... More

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

The building itself is worth visiting, beautiful from outside and inside.the concert hall is impressive,probably one of the finest in Europe.Superb acoustics. We heard a concert by the Berlin Philarmonic, Tchaikovsky and Shostakovich, impeccably performed. A great experience for music lovers, even for those who are not classical music fans

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

The smaller venue was wonderful. Quite modern and good acoustics. Pity about the string quartet. we went to hear. It was dreadful and jarring.

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