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This picturesque town square is surrounded by several historic structures.
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
Gendarmenmarkt, 10117 Berlin, Germany
Mitte (Borough)
+49 30 22730431
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All reviews christmas market beautiful square concert hall mulled wine french cathedral pretty square deutscher dom fassbender rausch chocolate shop stalls selling opera house bratwurst food stalls entrance fee worth a visit unter den linden checkpoint charlie
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Reviewed yesterday

The two major architectural features make this one of the most elegant squares in Berlin. The concert I went to last Christmas was wonderful. The Christmas market was good as they get,but not my cup of tea.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Paul G
Reviewed 5 days ago

What a gorgeous square and area! We were there during the day and loved the majesty of the open square. We had a lovely lunch in an upscale old world restaurant, then returned at night when everything was lit up. Can't go wrong!

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank StephanieGFM
Reviewed 1 week ago

One of my fave spot in Germany especially during Festive Season. The square is very impressive, two beautiful churches just around the square, concert house and plenty of bars, cafes and restaurants. Some of the bar/restaurant also have sitting area outside and open during wintertime...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank sstaley
Reviewed 1 week ago

This square was created as a marketplace and houses 2 cathedrals - Deutscher dom and Franzosischer dom - both very impressive and worth viewing. They also sometimes host musical events so worth investigating ahead of your visit.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 528jean
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Love this place especially during Xmas. Its the best xmas markt in Mitte and the two domes are fascinating as an architecture. The Konzert Haus in middle is one of the most acoustic one in Europe.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank RoadrunnerBerlin
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Large square with a concert hall & 2 churches in it. Largely destroyed during WWII and now restored to its former glory, well worth a visit.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Scotty102
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

On this square was very nice Christmas market. As Berliners said to us one of the prettiest. They offer traditional food, souvenirs, free concert and wine of course.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank zokimir
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a very nice city square where you have the Konzerthaus in the middle and a church on both sides of it. Well worth a visit.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Simsim7
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The Gendarmenmarkt is a spacious square defined by Concert hall and the French and German chursches. In the centre of the square stands a huge statue of Germany's poet. It was almost completely demolished during 2nd world war so just Franch church is original one. Renewed German cburch is 1...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank zirafa
Reviewed February 10, 2019 via mobile

Beautiful Christmas market, the best one I have ever been too!! You pay €1 to enter but it’s so lovely everyone is really nice and in the Christmas spirit. There are lots of trinket and food stalls( either a quick snack or sit down restraunts)....More

Date of experience: December 2018
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January 18, 2019|
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Response from julianN6595IY | Reviewed this property |
I didn’t need to go to the bathroom while visiting but there are a few hotels in the area which I am sure you can pop in to use their restrooms.
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Opens at 11am and closes at 10pm. It’s not huge but there is a big range of lots of crafty stuff and handmade bits also don’t forget to pick up a gluhwein mug as a souvenir. The covered stores are the best for quality but... More