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Gemaldegalerie

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Address: Matthaeikirchplatz, 10785 Berlin, Germany
Phone Number: +49 4930 2662101
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Fee: Yes
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A wide selection of European artwork, dating from the 1200s through the...

A wide selection of European artwork, dating from the 1200s through the 1700s, can be found at this popular museum.

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Relatively small collection, but interesting

This museum hosts a relatively small, but interesting, collection of paintings. Most paintings are nit German.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This museum hosts a relatively small, but interesting, collection of paintings. Most paintings are nit German.

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Amsterdam
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We liked this museum very much and we discovered the food of the restaurant. It turned out to be very tasty!

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

At last i got to the gallery to see old masters.......oh what a joy....gallery dated compared to other galleries in Berlin. In the heart of the cultural centre so a full day can be had from 10am to 10pm cross the road to the Philharmonia and catch a world class concert,,make the effort.

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Sussex, England
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Extensive collection, but heavy weighted towards religious imagery. There are far better galleries in Europe (e.g. National Gallery - London, The Louvre, The Prado, Oslo, Florence, Rome etc...), but worth a visit for the Dutch/Flemish collection alone.

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Moscow, Russia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

So many masterpiecies in one place : Rafael, Cranach, Bruegel, Vermeer, Botticelli, Titian and more.

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Courbevoie, France
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This museum is a perfect completness of other European museum you may know, Paris, Firenze, London and so many others.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Gallery of Old Masters or Gemäldegalerie has an impressive collection of European paintings from the 13th to the 18th centuries, featuring Botticelli, Dürer, Rembrandt, Rubens and Titian. Apparently it is the world’s largest collection of Rembrandt paintings with at least 16 of his paintings on display. Due to the provenance of the paintings, there is a particular focus on... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

While Museum Island can boast of having most of the great museums in Berlin, the Gemaldegalerie is the one that got away. This art museum of the former West Germany remains as the place for great art.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Spacy modern, large national gallery with all the highlights of the classics - from medieval days to plenty of Rembrandt, 2 Vermeers and the best Botticellis. Usually much less crowded then the touristy museum locations in Mitte. Good audioguide, is incl. in the price, use it also to find your way around ! You will spend more time there then... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Hard to find but unmissable if you are interested in the history of European art from Giotto to the changing current exhibitions.

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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 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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