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This picturesque town square is surrounded by several historic structures.
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
Mitte, 10117 Berlin, Germany
+49 30 22730431
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With a huge number of Christmas markets in Berlin, although small, this is one of the nicer ones. Great central location. But felt prices were higher then others. Music was nice.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Dublinlocal
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Probably the most beautiful square in Berlin. A must visit all year around. Unique Christmas market with all regulars and with every evening performances. Very good atmosphere.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank yossir2015
Reviewed 3 days ago

Set in a beautiful part of Berlin we really enjoyed the Christmas Market with lots of handcrafted gifts and plenty to eat and drink whilst listening to live bands playing Christmas Music

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Towny036
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

A really amazing Christmas market with loads of craft and food stalls, restaurants and bars. We got some glüwein and listened to the music playing for over an hour as the atmosphere was lovely. Would love to go back. Is only 1 Euro to enter...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank lkolka
Reviewed 3 days ago

This was the location of both our hotel, Titanic as well as the Christmas market. Very very festive, not particularly Christmassy to be honest but a great place to stuff your face with mulled wine, doughnuts, bratwurst and more bratwurst

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank jacques g
Reviewed 4 days ago

Love the buildings here and the Market itself. Free entry before 1400 / 2pm, otherwise 1euro entry. Plenty of food stalls and places to eat and drink

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank crazycolin
Reviewed 4 days ago

The best organised and most beautiful of the christmas markets we visited in Berlin. Worth the long walk we took, but easily served by public transport

Date of experience: December 2018
2  Thank Bernard W
Reviewed 4 days ago

This market is in a lovely setting. There is the usual stalls seeking food, drink and Christmas goods and there is also entertainment in the form of singers and dancers on stage. We did have join a small queue to get into the market and...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Angie L
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Although there is some terrific art here, I felt the place had too much that was a bit similar, and by the end of the exhibition felt a bit overwhelmed by it. Some great stuff but to my mind would be better if half the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank E115MOkimf
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This and Charlottesburg are the two christmas markets to visit. The quality of gendarmenmarkt is superb. Loved every minute here. Added bonus with tents being interconnected on a drizzly wet day. Lovely shops here including unique shops like mammoth man. We loved it

Date of experience: December 2018
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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
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Carol C
August 11, 2018|
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Response from Shirley M | Reviewed this property |
Hi. The Gendarmenmarkt is one of the biggest and the best in our opinion. We were in Berlin last Christmas and had a wonderful time. There’s also Berliner Weinachtszeit at Roten Rathaus, Wintertraum am Alexa, Winterwelt am... More
Debi F
April 5, 2018|
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Response from ElsieRyan | Reviewed this property |
Shops & stores all close on sundays in Berlin, only shops you will find open are some souvenir shops, visit Berlin a lot & there’s still lots to see on sundays, it’s a beautiful city, enjoy
December 5, 2017|
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Generator Berlin Mitte at Oranienburger Strasse, 65. An amazing hostel with a helpful staff!
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Brookhaven, Georgia
Berlin during reunification festival? (2 Replies)
Should we book a hotel room close to the Brandenburg Gate during the reunification festival Oct. 2015 or are the crowds and amusement festivities just too much? Should we stay around the Gendarmenmarkt Square area for a less "carnival" atmosphere?
May 16, 2015|
Response fromleitstrahl|
Which hotel did you have in mind? The Adlon? Cause that's the only one that would be affected.
Sydney, Australia
4 days in Berlin - itinerary help please (5 Replies)
Hello TripaAdvisor community, I'll be visiting Berlin next week and have spent some time coming up with an itinerary. Would love some feedback and any recommendations on places I may have missed. Also we love trying local food (currywurst is already on the to-do list) so I'd really appreciate some suggestions for good, traditional (not too expensive) places to eat around Mitte. Sat 14 Jun Reichstag building (already booked) Free walking tour (already booked) Gendarmenmarkt Unter...More
June 05, 2014|
Response fromleitstrahl|
Looks already pretty good, I'd say. What do you intend to see or do in Grunewald forest, the Gleis 17 memorial at the station? Wouldn't it be better and easier to visit Kurfuerstendamm and Tauentzienstrasse with the KaDeWe department store in former West Berlin instead, if you already are in Tiergarten and Charlottenburg? I don't think Tuesday is packed. You'll need some time for the Topography of Terror and the Jewish Museum, but East Side Gallery, the river and Oberbaumbridge won't...More
Justine L
8h Layover in Berlin (3 Replies)
I am landing at Berlin Tegel Airport at 10.35am on a Monday and depart on the same day at 8.15pm. I have a 7-8h layover and will to leave Berlin City at 5pm to catch my next transport. This is my first time in Berlin and wish to visit the quintessential attractions. I have the following places in mind and wonder if it is possible. I will not visiting the interior of most of these places. I will also not be having a sit-down lunch. - Reichstag Building with Bundastag Glass Dome (with...More
February 16, 2018|
Response fromAlex90028|
You know that is impossible. One would suggest to spent at least 4 days in Berlin. With your limited time, see what you want to do the most. Some attractions you might be able to walk from one to another. But you can not do all of what you described in a couple hours. No way