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Story Line of Berlin Walking Tour Including Typical Berlin Chocolate
"Take a step back in history and visit some of the original sites of World War II. After meeting your guide at a predetermined location you'll stop by the Reichstag a historical building constructed to house the Imperial Diet of the German Empire. The Reichstag fire of 1933 gave the Nazis pretext to blame the communists and seize power; in 1945 it was bombed by soviets during the Battle of Berlin.Afterward make your way toward the Brandenburg Gate; once the symbol of division during the Cold War it now epitomizes German reunification. Along the way you'll see the beautiful Pariser Platz one of the city's main focal point.Continuing
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Berlin Private Half-Day Walking Tour: Discover the German Capital’s History
"Discover how a small town built on a swamp became one of the most powerful cities in the world! Enjoy your own private guide now to see all of Berlin’s main sights in one 4-hour tour encompassing all areas of the German capital’s history. Your to an imperial capital and into the dark days of the 20th Century. You’ll get to know all about Berlin all at your own pace. At the breathtaking Museum Island you will not only see inspiring neo-classical architecture but learn about the Prussians’ ambitions to turn Berlin into a world city. No wonder it’s now a UNESCO World Heritage Site! From here you’ll walk the entire length of the Unter den Linden the former royal boulevard. Along the way you’ll pass Germany’s central war memorial the Neue Wache
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Private Berlin Custom Half-Day Tour with Private Driver and Guide
"Your day will start with your guide meeting you at your hotel before driving to Germany’s parliament building the Reichstag. On the way your guide will kick off the day with an overview of Berlin’s 800-year history from its humble beginnings to the creative world city it is today.You’ll then pass Berlin’s gleaming €1bn main train station Hauptbahnhof before driving to visit the most famous entrance to Berlin’s historical center the Brandenburg Gate. From there you will be taken to Berlin’s most famous Holocaust memorial the poignant ‘Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe’.Following this you’ll get a chance to stand above the remains of Hitler’s Bunker
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Gendarmenmarkt Tips (67)

Fabulous classical Berlin square

I’m not going to lie to you. I’ve never regarded Berlin as a beautiful city - fascinating yes - but not beautiful, but the Gendarmenmarkt is as near as it gets for a Berlin Square/Plaza/Piazza to be...
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EasyMalc
Nov 11, 2014

Gendarmenmarkt

It was built at the end of the 18th century. During the Second World War, many buildings were badly damaged, but they were later refurbished. In the middle of the square stands a statue of German...
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shavy
Sep 03, 2013

Gendarmenmarkt

There excist interesting story regarding name of the square, its current name is derived from the Regiment Gens d'Armes who had their stables here from 1736 to 1773. Starting from 1777 the square was...
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croisbeauty
May 30, 2013

Gendarmenmarkt

I was lucky to stay at a hotel that overlooked the Gendarmenmarkt and was able to wander around the square a number of times. So what is there? Around the perimeter are upmarket hotels, restaurants...
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alancollins
Aug 25, 2012

Gendarmenmarkt - Konzerthaus (Theatre)

We arrived at the Concert Hall early Saturday evening on the night of a performance. This meant we were not able to enter the building, however it was similar to watching the red carpet entry on...
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Mikebb
Jun 30, 2012

Gendarmenmarkt Delightful Square - The 2 Doms

Our visit to the Gendarmenmarkt was at sunset, our intention being to view the beautiful Doms , Theatre and other buildings and activities within the square, before having dinner at the nearby German...
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Mikebb
Jun 30, 2012

Gendarmenmarkt - Das Konzerthaus

Konzerthaus (Concert Hall) is situated in the central position of Gendaemenmarkt and houses Konzerthausorchester of Berlin. It was built for a theatre from 1818 to 1821 under the name of...
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croisbeauty
Jan 07, 2012

An attractive square

This is one of the most attractive squares in Berlin and we really enjoyed spending a relaxing hour here, strolling around, taking photos and lingering over Kaffe und Küchen in one of the several...
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toonsarah
Jun 18, 2011

Gendarmenmarkt: Berlin's Showplace

Gendarmenmarkt is to Berlin what the National Mall is to Washington. This is the place to go. Here are the country's finest museums, theaters, and public spaces. On the northern side is the French...
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Tom_Fields
Apr 04, 2011

Gendarmenmarkt

Probably the most beautiful and elegant square in Berlin is Gendarmenmarkt. Created at the end of the 17th century, most of the buildings were destroyed in World War II, but have since been restored...
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sue_stone
Apr 04, 2011

Konzerthaus

This is the classic "middle" of the city. The theater, constructed by Karl Friedrich Schinkel from 1818 to 1821, is located at the historic Gendarmenmarkt. It was destroyed in WWII and eventually...
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alexberlin
Apr 04, 2011

Platz der Akademie.

The square originated in the late 17th century, when it was known as the Linden-Markt. The current name, dating from 1735, derives from a former Prussian regiment, the Gens d'Armes, which was based...
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mallyak
Dec 07, 2010
 
 
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Things to Do Near Gendarmenmarkt

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Schauspielhaus - Konzerthaus

Berlin Concert hall is located in one of the most beautiful squares of Berlin, named Gendarmenmarkt. This square looks as it was in 19th century, not touched by modernity as other many buildings in...
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O2 World

O2 World is a multi-use indoor arena in Berlin. Once completed in 2008, it will be used mostly for ice hockey, basketball and handball matches as well as concerts. The arena will have a capacity of...
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Friedrichstrasse

I made another visit to Dussmann Culture Store in Friedrichstrasse as I had heard about its vertical garden at the back of the store. More than 6,000 tropical plants, with 157 species cover an area of...
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Deutsches Guggenheim Museum

The name Guggenheim is synonymous with contemporary, avant garde, and non objective art, here partnered with the Deutsche Bank and occupying the ground level of their Berlin office building on the...
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Staatsoper - Opera

Staatsoper was commissioned by King Frederick II of Prussia in 1741, designed and built by Georg von Knobelsdorff as the first and the oldiest structure on Babelplatz. At that time it was called...
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Bebelplatz

The old Royal Library, located at the Babelplatz, was built from 1775 to 1780, according to the design of Joseph Emanuel Fisher von Erlach. It used to be the library until 1914 but nowadays it houses...
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