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Panoramapunkt

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Address: Potsdamer Platz 1, 10785 Berlin, Germany
Phone Number: +49 30 25937080
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Description: Step into the fastest elevator in Europe to begin your journey through the...
Step into the fastest elevator in Europe to begin your journey through the eventful history of one of the world's most significant and popular squares.In just 20 seconds you will be whisked up to the 24th floor, where you can enjoy breathtaking views of Berlin. No other place offers such spectacular views of the city’s most famous landmarks and historic sites! The Brandenburg Gate, the Victory Column and Bellevue Palace are all just a stone’s throw away.The open-air exhibition “Views of Berlin” will show you how this historic site has been completely transformed again and again: from a quiet green to the pulsing heart of a major city, from the height of luxury to a field of rubble, from a no man’s land to the new centre of Berlin.An experience for all the senses – and the same goes for our PANORAMACAFÉ on the 24th floor and spectacular roof terrace on the 25th floor!
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The elevator has a tremendous speed,. The kids liket that. Also, the view was more than average. Combined with at nice, air-conditioned restaurant on top and very good historical... read more

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4 of 5 starsReviewed April 22, 2015
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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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37 reviews 37 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015 NEW

You get a fantastic 360° view of Berlin and a ride in a very fast elevator. Fantastic value for money, much cheaper than the TV tower and less queues. Easy to find in the Potsdamer Platz.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

Best view over Berlin without any windows (very good for photograhpy). After that, you can relax in the Panoramapunkt, alos with the good view from inside.

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

If you're in Berlin and want to see the city from above, Panoramapunkt is a really good option. It's not as tall as the Alexanderplatz Tower (Fernsehturm) but it certainly does make up for it in other ways: 1. You can get good shots of the Alexanderplatz Tower from Panoramapunkt 2. There's no line-up to go up and it only... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

A great alternative to the queues of the TV tower. No queues. The fastest elevator in Europe isn't up to much hype but the view is perfect.

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Oslo, Norway
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

The elevator has a tremendous speed,. The kids liket that. Also, the view was more than average. Combined with at nice, air-conditioned restaurant on top and very good historical info, it was definitaly worth it. We pre-ordered VIP tickets, so we got our own entrance and no line, if there had been one. (The elevator-guy obviosly did.nt think than at... More 

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Groningen, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

The Panoramapunkt is a great way to end your day in Berlin. It's nice to see the sites you've visited from above and to enjoy some fresh air at the same time. Go when the weather is clear for the best view. Again a lot of information about the Wall, but that's not why you should go here.

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Kontich, Belgium
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

It's a great alternative for the crowded TV tower at the Alexanderplatz. This panorama at the Potzdamer platz has 2 viewing floors, with on 1 floor an exhibition of the history of Potzdamer platz. Having to go up with the fastest elevator is a bonus and the price of €6.5 is quite fair. The biggest letdown is the fence around... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

It sounds very nice when you read the info but when going on the "fastest elevator in Europe" its no as impressive. The view from the top is nice but the metal fence is a bit disturbing. overall not a most!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

The exhibition before going up to the viewing platform was very interesting and well worth taking time to read thoroughly. But I have to admit that we weren't that impressed by the actual view - we much preferred the one from the dome of the Berliner Dom, which we did later in the week.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

With the fastest elevator of Europe up to the nicest round view of the city of Berlin. Great atmosphere and service

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