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Panoramapunkt

Address: Potsdamer Platz 1, 10785 Berlin, Germany (Charlottenburg)
Phone Number: +49 30 25937080
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Ranked #98 of 980 things to do in Berlin
Type: Landmarks & points of interest, Lookouts, Sights & Landmarks
Owner description: Step into the fastest elevator in Europe to begin your journey...
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Type: Landmarks & points of interest, Lookouts, Sights & Landmarks
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Owner description: 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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Luxembourg City
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18 reviews 18 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

The charming lift assistant explaining the quickest lift in Europe together with the breath-taking view all over Berlin were the positive aspects, the misty, cloudy day with icy winds were the negative aspect. Helpful photos describing the different asights. Don't forget warm clothing before going up !

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Epsom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

definitely worth queuing up to get in the lift to the top - amazing views and interesting photographic descriptions of the history of Potsdamer Platz

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Geneva, Switzerland
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13 reviews 13 reviews
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

Great lookout, cheaper&faster than TV-turm with great views over the city + allows to have the tv-turm on pictures !

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Melbourne, Australia
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24 reviews 24 reviews
10 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014 via mobile

Much less touristy than the TV Tower with uninterrupted views over Berlin. Cafe is understated and warm after being outside on the viewing platforms. No queues when we visited and very few people around. Wear something warm if visiting in winter!

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London, United Kingdom
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11 attraction reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014 via mobile

As mentioned by others, main viewing area is outdoors with safety bars that do effect the view, rather than being glassed in. However cafe at one end is glassed in with more unrestricted views. Did not get to TV tower so can't compare unfortunately. Lindenbrau Bar in nearby Sony Centre well worth a visit for good beer and food.

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Luton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

The Kollhof Tower, a lift whisks you up to the 360 degree observation floor were you can get an all round view of the city from Potsdamer Platz. It's is only €6.50 each as opposed to €23.50 at the TV Tower in Alexander Platz which offers the same thing!!!!!

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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29 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

The viewing platform is at the top of one of the iconic buildings on Berlin's Potsdamerplatz. It offers great views of the city from on high and is an alternative to the queues at the TV Tower (but doesn't offer quite the same views). It also offers superb views of people working in the tower next door! It can get... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

The lift ride is too short to offer what other tall buildings (the shard, top of the rock) do, which is videos/excitement in the elevator. The viewing deck is tiny and cramped, with some good information, but easily blocked when people - quite reasonably - stop to read. The staff were unhelpful when we asked for directions to our next... More 

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Dundee, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

I liked this place, it had some interesting old photographs of the area you looked down on. The cafe was hidden a little but enjoyed my time there, it was a bit quiet and that appealed to me at that time.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

We visited the Panoramapunkt 24th and 25th observatory floors after visiting the Communication-TV tower at Alexander Platz. Panoramapunkt was better, we enjoyed overwhelming overviews of the city in a quite nice autumn day. Don't visit it when it is a rainy day of course.

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