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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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Originally constructed in the 60s and 70s during the time of communist East Germany, this still has a slightly austere feel to it, although it is now covered in advertising and brands. A significant but dull place.
Probably the most important square in Berlin, the centre of shopping and the place where is located the World Time Clock turret. Full of shops, any kind of shops, market centres, restaurants, always busy, many trams, undergrounds, buses stop there. On the square there's the...More
If you visit Berlin, you can not miss the Alexanderplatz. All of the cities diversity filled into one square, offering everything from shopping to train- and bus-connections, to street food.. to just sitting there, watching as the tourists and the Berliners blend, and pass you...More
This is a hip and happening place. There are hotels, shops, restaurants and bars. There is the underground and train stops.
The square was named after Tsar Alexander when it was a rather smelly farmer's market and slaughterhouses.
However despite recent developments it also displays...More
It is the heritage of the East Germany, full of glass and concrete and empty on character.
Very popular among youngsters, migrants and budget tourists - just because it is full of cheap stores and cheap street food options.