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Located in no-man's land between East and West Germany during the Cold War, this famous monument, built during the 18th-century reign of Friedrich Wilhelm II, has long been a defining symbol of Berlin and both the city's division and unification.
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Pariser Platz, 10117 Berlin, Germany
Mitte (Borough)
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Very interesting and amazing how they build the street and the new buildings near the ancient gate and how many atractions they have near the gate

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed yesterday

Got the photo ! Suggest you get there early before the tour buses (as expected). The usual annoying ticket salesmen for buses and tours to avoid.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Stuart294265
Reviewed yesterday

This is more a historical site. Its a "must see" but you wont be here for too long. There is an information sign to read but not too much to see.

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed yesterday

Impressive monument. Interesting that it was in no mans land while the wall was up. Historically significant site

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank redjeepps
Reviewed 2 days ago

The Brandenburg Gate is an absolute must see...at night. It is a remarkable symbol of freedom...and the ability of the German people to survive both the “short Austrian” (as many Germans call him) and the Soviet occupation.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank CEP76
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The Brandenburger Tor is (amongst others) known as the iconic building just across the border which seperated East and West in ealier decades. And of course, icons should be there. Read about Berliner Akzise Maur to get the whole picture of the “Tors” around Berlin...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank mattieun
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

When in Berlin, I can’t imagine any reason for not visiting the Brandenburg Gate. We took the metro and exited at Potsdamer Platz and walked over, passing several other important historical sites along the way. Not something to be missed.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Slavik84
Reviewed 2 days ago

Not sure that everyone understands the symbolism of this edifice. Am not sure it is worth a special visit.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank wingate
Reviewed 2 days ago

Walked through th Brandenburg gate to an outstanding lunch. Had time to explore nearby attraction and shopping.

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Pompostures entrance and let's of tourist. Beautiful, and here you found find different types of tourist rides-horses, old car, ricksha. Be attention of pick pocket thieves.

Date of experience: May 2019
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Dakota B
March 5, 2018|
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Response from BrianaM224 | Reviewed this property |
It depends on what tour you want to go on, but I would recommend Fat Tire Bike tours. They start at 11 am!
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bunny367
October 28, 2017|
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April 6, 2017|
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Response from Suzanne078 | Reviewed this property |
As the others have said there's no need to take a tour. We walked from our hotel to soak up the atmosphere and history and used our guide books and maps . There are numerous information boards around in different languages... More
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