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In the 1970s, Alexanderplatz became an experiment in socialist urban aesthetics. The square is the home to the World Time Clock, a continually rotating installation that shows the time around the globe and Hermann Henselmann’s Haus des Lehrers.
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10178 Berlin, Germany
Mitte (Borough)
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Plenty to see in walking distance. Lots of shops and restaurants too. Very well connected to the rest of the city and the airport by train.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Urška G
Reviewed 5 days ago

Such a great place to visit especially when it's Christmas with all the markets on. Great atmosphere all around even though it was freezing it was great to take in the culture!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank garfie224
Reviewed 5 days ago

Its a nice area to walk around, look at the architecture. There are many shops and restaurants. Everything you need is in this area.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank 765CathyS
Reviewed 6 days ago

A great city break in holiday inn in alexanderplatz it was central for everything especially Alex shopping centre I would recommend it

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Ian E
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the main area for shops and restaurants and is great if you want the main shops - good selection of restaurants but try going off the main centre for more ecelectic shopping

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank dottie502
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A couple of Starbucks, a department store, a primark, a TKmaxx, a big square of concrete, a fountain that has no water. That pretty much sums up Alexanderplatz. Berlin (the old East side) does not do public squares very well.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank ryancleeds
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Akexanderplatz is an excellent place to stay while staying in Berlin with everything you need. You can travel around the city for 7€ for a day ticket or 2.60€ for a single journey. Plenty of places to eat and drink and beware of the trams.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank HelenBody
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Alexanderplatz is a must see attraction in Berlin as recommended by guide books and online websites. Well I was there last night 01/03/2019 ~ 1900 hrs. Its like any big plaza full of shops that you'll find in any large city. However One thing sticks...More

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

Central Berlin and a jumble of concrete blocks a real throwback to East Germany.Now full of chain stores....usual suspects like Decathlon,Macdonalds,TK Max..... Not much to like here but visit to get a sense of how the high rise flats looked like before the wall came...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank 833so
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This looks a bit dated however if you like shopping and fancy a change from sightseeing then this is the place to go. There are lots of shops and places to eat nearby. Worth a visit for a couple of hours

Date of experience: February 2019
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December 29, 2018|
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Yes, I believe that the shops are open on Sunday.
Mark G
August 5, 2018|
Response from MaximusCruiser | Reviewed this property |
Plenty of places to grab breakfast, especially near the train and subway stations.
July 8, 2018|
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Response from Andyhud | Reviewed this property |
As the others say, if you walk around you will find some down the streets that are quite nice or Visit karl marx Allee and you will find a few (this is where the Berlin beer festival is held).