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Located just east of the Brandenburg Gate, this town square and its...

Located just east of the Brandenburg Gate, this town square and its beautiful garden serve as the gateway to old Berlin.

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Monumental square on one side of the Brandenburg square with embassies and hotel

This is a beautiful square which is very popular and often crowed. It has several embassies a prestigious hotel. It attracts impromptu shows and music and many beggars. It is... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 5 weeks ago
marcopolo111
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Cleveland, Oh
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This is a beautiful square which is very popular and often crowed. It has several embassies a prestigious hotel. It attracts impromptu shows and music and many beggars. It is beautiful at night when there are less people and the Brandenburg gate is lit.

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West Sussex, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2016 via mobile

This is basically where Brandenburg gate is situated. The Reichstag isn't too far from here either. Go early in the morning or late at night to avoid the crowds.

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Tortona, Italy
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2015

Well, you can't say ''I've been in Berlin'' without being here at least once. The Pariser Platz it's the core city, situated at the end of the main road "Unter den Linden", just getting toward the famous Brandenburg Gate and the amazing surrounding from here. Statues, and many other attractions makes this place the most visited in the whole city.

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Caernarfon, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2015

Pariser Platz is aptly named as the French Embassy is adjacent as are many other embassies in the former Reich Government area of pre WW2 Berlin. Next door to the British Embassy, The Adlon Kempinski Hotel is probably the most notable building. HMQ Elizabeth and HRH Prince Philip were residents when I visited. The Brandenburger Tor is the dividing line... More 

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Belgrade, Serbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2015 via mobile

Square over which Brandenburg gate is dominating, but there are so much more to see. From marvelous hotels, to enormous new American embassy, this place is filled with spirit of the new, unified Berlin.

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Jerusalem, Israel
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2015 via mobile

Very nice and beautiful square facing the Brandenburg Gate. Nice seating areas, and flowers in the side.

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Manipal, India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2015

Does anyone have the video about the show on stage about a guy keeping on changing the paper made attire while lip-sync with many different current pop songs? it should be on 16th September 2015. if you have it, pls share with me.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2015

very nice square to visit at night and take pictures with the buildings. at night they have light show

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2015

Public plaza right by the Brandenburg gate. The surrounding buildings are all quite similar in appearance and present a classical facade. Enjoy the people watching and the general tourist atmosphere.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2015

A great square especially to view the Brandenburg gate. Easily reached by underground. Worth a visit

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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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