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Potsdamer Platz

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Charlottenburg
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Address: Potsdamer Platz | Tiegarten, 10785 Berlin, Germany
Phone Number: +49 30 6883150
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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Used as a commercial and military transport center before World War I, this...

Used as a commercial and military transport center before World War I, this famous town square, which was trapped in the no-man's-land next to the Berlin Wall during the Cold War, is currently under construction to become once again one of Berlin's chief commercial centers.

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Potsdamer Platz is not genuinely Berlin Berlin. This said, I don't like most of what people consider the real Berlin. I don't like being spit at in Kreuzberg because I wear a suit... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed today NEW

We visiting this after visiting the Xmas market first and the lights were sensational the Sony Centre is different again also because of Xmas we caught a little dancing show the food choices are very good too we tried the Australian restaurant very nice

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Potsdamer Platz is not genuinely Berlin Berlin. This said, I don't like most of what people consider the real Berlin. I don't like being spit at in Kreuzberg because I wear a suit or having my Mercedes star ripped of the car because it is a Mercedes. I don't like the new Boheme of all the cool Mitte crowd that... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

A must if you like modern building. It is nest to Mall of Berlin. You will find good restaurants and stores. Keep in mind that most business are close on Sundays.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This was an unexpected find based in the Sony centre an excellent resource of German cinema,ideal for a student of the genre but interesting to anyone who enjoys film

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Extremly modern now. Big Change since 1989. Shopping malls, Cinema with english language movies, many Museums. Easy to get to big S/U bahn or Sightseeing get on get off bus. Spy Museum,Dali Museum, etc.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Fantastic Christmas market with the best gluwein. Plenty of shops and bars/restaurants that are easy to get to either by bus or train/underground.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Went for the Christmas market, it is an area with many shops, we went when it was dark, but the lights and decorated buildings were amazing, well worth a visit

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

A great area with lovely Christmas markets selling traditional goods. Really nice gluwein ;) Huge shopping mall an lots of food

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I expected some architectural masterpieces in this aquare, but the general look was quite disappointing.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

A nice cosmopolitan area, with a pretty stretch of Christmas markets selling the usual food & gift items ,as well as the interesting Spy Museum, Panoramapunkt observation deck & plenty of shops.

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Charlottenburg
Breathe in Berlin’s royal past while walking through the gardens of beautiful Charlottenburg Palace, which lends its name to this well-heeled neighbourhood. 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 theatres 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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