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Address: 13089 Berlin, Germany
Phone Number: +49 (0) 30 / 266424242
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours

Home to three famous museums - the Pergamon, the Altes and the Bode.

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So much to see in a small area

There are some wonderful world class attractions in this small island area. I think you could spend a week right in this area and not see it all! Eventually, in next few yrs... read more

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Sacramento, CA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

There are some wonderful world class attractions in this small island area. I think you could spend a week right in this area and not see it all! Eventually, in next few yrs, there will be a Metro spot close by, along with a whole new area completed by 2019, so lots going on in or near the Island.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

You will need more than a day to visit the museums here!! We did not allow enough time, and had to rush through some things, allow plenty of time.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

There are several museums and the must see cathedral--climb to the top and walk the outer ring. Take your time to take in the architecture.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We just visited two museums on the island : the Altes and the Bode museums, both good in there own right and perhaps did not do them both justice. But so much to see in this city

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Interesting museums all packed together on an island in the centre of Berlin. We visited the Neues Museum and the Pergamon

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is a fantastic quarter of Berlin. In my opinion unique in the world. Plenty of excellent museums in a small area, one beside the other ! I specially like the History museums, but Art is plenty. If you want to open the brain of your youngsters bring them there.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Take your family here...but best to buy the package that allows you to do all these sites rather than pay individually for each one. Amazing architecture.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

There are a number of museums to visit on Museum Island. If you are going to visit two or more buy the 3 day museum pass ... Saves you money! Also be sure to arrange entry times ahead of time to save you from standing in line.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

If you are a tourist, this is the must see place in Berlin.Historical buldings and architecture are very impressive.The most popular museums, first and foremost Pergamon is here.There are nice restaurants,pubs and cafes everywhere.If you like after visiting museums you can buy a boat trip through the Spree river too.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We visited all five museums in two days. We had a museum pass which I recommend to save money and lines. Pergamon museum is a must visit, and so is Neues museum. The other three museums I didn't like as much, but it depends on the person's taste.

Thank Max K

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The center of Berlin, Mitte is most famous for sights like the Brandenburg Gate, Alexanderplatz, and Museum Island. The central location makes this one of the city's most expensive places to live. It is here the oldest traces of the city can be found, and evidence of some significant transformations, as well. The gangsters that once ruled the impoverished streets between Alexanderplatz and Hackescher Markt have given way to an international crowd pursuing fashionable designer clothes, the newest food trends and frequenting the many craft shops. Graphic designers have taken up residence in what used to be backyard barns and stables. There are still vestiges of the old days, however. The occasional housing complex is a reminder of the neighborhood’s past. And if you look carefully, an old 1920s ball house nestled amongst the art galleries and exhibitions of Auguststrasse can still teach you how to dance the old fashioned way.
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