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Address: Mitte, 10117 Berlin, Germany
Phone Number:
+49 30 22730431
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Fee: No

This picturesque town square is surrounded by several historic structures.

This picturesque town square is surrounded by several historic structures.

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Beautiful Architecture

You can come to the Opera to see a concert or just enjoy the three buildings there. If you like history there is a quite a connection with the religious wars in France between... read more

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You can come to the Opera to see a concert or just enjoy the three buildings there. If you like history there is a quite a connection with the religious wars in France between catholic and protestants ;) And a beautiful market in Christmas!

Thank Markos K
Dublin, Ireland
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is a lovely square to come day or night with a lot of restaurants around. Didnt go during the day but I would say its very busy. One build is where concerts are held

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Vail, Arizona
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We stopped in while they were setting up for the Christmas market, so a little chaotic, but very cool all lit up.

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We were in Berlin during a heat wave so used the square to sit out to eat and have a drink in the evening, very pleasant way to pass some time. Pretty and relaxed, quite unlike anything else in Berlin, more like the Med

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Derby, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We strolled round this square and enjoyed looking at the architecture of the two churches and the concert hall.

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Los Angeles, United States
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

There is lots of action here. There are two beautiful churches to see. Young and old come here to sit, eat, and people watch. Many years ago the area had a relationship to the French police thus the significance of the name. A real happening here!

Thank Edith T
Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Lovely area, square is so pretty as is the Church. Best time to visit is the Christmas market however - best market in Berlin in my opinion

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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Very peaceful square flanked by 2 churches and a concert hall. Open and airy, it's a good place to walk around and is surprisingly quiet. Very pleasant when the sun is shining, there are cafes nearby to have coffee and snacks.

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This was the best market we visited on our stay in Berlin. There is live music in the evenings, there was a male choir singing carols in German when we went and it was fantastic. It really added to the atmosphere. There are plenty of stalls for crafts and also gluwein and food. Really enjoyed our time here.

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Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Its not as impressive as other major cities but since Berlin was largely destroyed in WWII the area has been lovingly restored to its former glory. Well worth a visit. The playhouses and theatres as well as Schiller memorial fountain are here as well. Lovely restaurants and beer halls and around the area.

Thank Bastian F

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The centre of Berlin, Mitte is most famous for sights like the Brandenburg Gate, Alexanderplatz, and Museum Island. The central location makes this one of the city's most expensive places to live. It is here the oldest traces of the city can be found, and evidence of some significant transformations, as well. The gangsters that once ruled the impoverished streets between Alexanderplatz and Hackescher Markt have given way to an international crowd pursuing fashionable designer clothes, the newest food trends and frequenting the many craft shops. Graphic designers have taken up residence in what used to be backyard barns and stables. There are still vestiges of the old days, however. The occasional housing complex is a reminder of the neighbourhood’s past. And if you look carefully, an old 1920s ball house nestled amongst the art galleries and exhibitions of Auguststrasse can still teach you how to dance the old fashioned way.
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