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Address: Herbert-von-Karajan-Str. 1, 10785 Berlin, Germany
Phone Number: +49 30 254 88-0
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Often a tough ticket, the Berlin Philharmonic features some of the best...

Often a tough ticket, the Berlin Philharmonic features some of the best classical music to be had in Germany.

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Go see the world's best orchestra!

If you have the opportunity to attend a Berlin Philharmonic concert, do it! You won't regret it. They are considered one of (if not the) best orchestras in the world, comprised... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I went there during day time, no performance, only can view from the outside. This is an interesting building, combination of reinforced concrete and metal. Bus #200 stop in front of the building.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you have the opportunity to attend a Berlin Philharmonic concert, do it! You won't regret it. They are considered one of (if not the) best orchestras in the world, comprised of amazing musicians at the top of their profession.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I tried to get tickets at the box office but it opens only a short time before concerts. Plan your visit ahead on the internet.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Needless to say if you are music lover. But please do not miss the installation art outside by RICHARD SERRA, it looks like two giant concave mental sheet but try talk when you walk within....

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We attended a late night chamber concert here. Great performances, easy location to access, wonderful experience.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016

If you love, or even just like, classical music you must see a concert in this venerable hall that provides you a surround sound/view of the orchestra. Just need to check if the Berlin Philharmonic is playing as they are often on tour; but the state opera orchestra of Berlin often also plays there and they are fabulous.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

If you do nothing else please go to listen and live the experience.It is breath taking and I am not a classical person

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

We went to the free concert, which was an amazing performance by a trio. It is held in the foyer and is quite strange as there is only seating for the infirm so everyone else covers steps, desks and the floor in general. Good option if you can't go to a real concert

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016

This is the second time we have had the opportunity to attend a performance at the Philharmonic with Sir Simon Rattle as conductor. The concert hall surrounds the musicians so there are no bad seats - every seat has a great view. The acoustics are perfect. This is definitely the most modern and creative space for concerts that I have... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2016

Amazing once in a lifetime experience, must go for everyone, music lover or not. The performance by the Berlin Philharmonic is just absolutely mesmerizing!

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Breathe in Berlin’s royal past while walking through the gardens of beautiful Charlottenburg Palace, which lends its name to this well-heeled neighborhood. Here you'll find some of the oldest homes in the city: upper-class apartment buildings with ornate facades and marble-floored foyers line the cobblestone streets. Stroll by sophisticated restaurants, through little parks, or around Lake Lietzensee. Window shop down Kurfürstendamm, the most renowned high-end shopping street in Berlin, where you can find all the big designer names. In the evening, visit one of the old theaters close by Zoo Station which were nightlife hot spots in the 1920s, or dine in one of the many international restaurants around Savignyplatz before heading to other parts of town for a night out.
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