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“Excellent!” 5 of 5 stars
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Pergamon Museum
Bodestrasse 1-3, 10178 Berlin, Germany
30-2090 5577
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Ranked #6 of 463 Attractions in Berlin
Type: Architectural Buildings, Museums, History Museums
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Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: This internationally renowned ancient history museum contains several fantastic artifacts, including the huge Altar of Zeus and the famous Ishtar Gate from Babylon.
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“Excellent!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2013

This is possibly the best museum I've ever been to. The First room is so impressive I thought it would be all downhill. I couldn't have been more wrong. The Gates of Babylon lane are worth a trio to Berlin and this museum!

Visited February 2013
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“Fantastic”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2013

It is an extraordinary collection of a Temple from the Hellenistic period in what we now call Turkey. The Ishtar port from Babylon is really something. When you enter ouýou get an audioguide with the price and this is very helpfull.
The thing from the assyrians is also fastastic

Visited February 2013
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“A Must Visit”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2013

Very interesting exhibitions. The Tel Amarna findings are unique. Nefertiti exhibition is definitely a must.
The complex is huge. Leave the entire day for visiting the different museums of the complex.

Visited January 2013
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“Pergamon Masterpiece”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2013

Very impressive the entire Ishtar Gate from Babylon was unearthed by a German archeological team decades ago, moved, and reconstructed inside this museum along with the brightly colored tiled bas relief walls of the very long processional walkway The Ishtar Gate, a part of the Walls of Babylon, is 45 ft high and 100 ft wide. Really breathtaking, built about 575 BC by order of King Nebuchadnezzar II. Also has the Pergamon Altar about 80% intact from 200BC, complete with dozens of friezes depicting the battles between the Gods and Giants.Don't forget to look at the Islamic artifacts also. A great experience if you love ancient History and only €10

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“Most Incredible Museum!!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2013

My college-aged daughter is majoring in Ancient History so she wanted to visit the archeological Pergamon Museum during our summer in Berlin. As an art lover, I've been to many, many museums but this place was the most impressive I've ever seen. The entire Ishtar Gate from Babylon was unearthed by a German archeological team decades ago, moved, and reconstructed inside this museum along with the brightly colored, tiled, bas relief walls of the very long processional (walkway)!! The Ishtar Gate, a part of the Walls of Babylon, is 45 ft high and 100 ft wide. Really breathtaking, built about 575 BC by order of King Nebuchadnezzar II. What a thrill to stand inside this structure. This is only one of the many fantastic finds in the museum. Also has the Pergamon Altar (still about 80% intact) from 200BC, complete with dozens of friezes depicting the battles between the Gods and Giants. Once in a lifetime experience, really.

Visited June 2012
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