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in berlin from 24/12 please help thanks

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in berlin from 24/12 please help thanks

hay

is any thing open on 24/12 eve? what time do shopes closed?

is potsdamer platz open on that evening?

happy holydays to u all

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1. Re: in berlin from 24/12 please help thanks

> is any thing open on 24/12 eve?

some pubs, clubs and cinemas.

> what time do shopes closed?

around 2 pm

> is potsdamer platz open on that evening?

The square (= Platz) as such certainly.

Albeit not an official public holiday Christmas Eve afternoon/evening is the day nearly anything shuts down in Germany. More than at any other day of the year.

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I would imagine that the shops in Hauptbahnhof and Ostbahnhof train stations would remain open throughout the holiday.

As for Potsdamer Platz - as already referred to, this is a square (a "place"), not a certain building. There is the Potsdamer Platz Arkaden (a shopping centre, probably shut, or at least most if not all of the shops closed); but there is also the casino, the cinemas, the show halls (e.g. Blue Men Group house is in the Potsdamer Platz area), some restaurants (which will probably be open, but it will be wise to reserve on such an evening), the hotels and bars, etc. As a complex of buildings, many tourists also visit Potsdamer Platz for none of the above, but to look at the architecture, also at night, and in this season, also to see the decorations.

This is probably the quietest day of the year in Berlin, which is usually a very lively city.

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3. Re: in berlin from 24/12 please help thanks

As mentioned before the 24th is probably the most quiet day in Germany. Anyway, quite a few bars and even restaurants will be open. Some restaurants might require a booking, other might be having a set menue.

The majority of shops close at the latest around 2pm. I would imagine that the shops in the train stations will be open but I'm not 100% sure.

Most shops will also be closed on the 25th and 26th December. Most tourist attractions (sights and museums) will be open though.

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