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Address: Adelheidallee 19, 13507 Berlin, Germany
Phone Number: +49 30 8867150

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To get full impact of this place you must read the recent (2015) biography 'The Invention of Nature' by Andrea Wulf

In this book you will be immersed in the universe of of Humboldt's mind that connected all aspect of nature, from the planets to groundworms, including the enormous diversity of... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 9 January 2016
Laguna Beach, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2016

In this book you will be immersed in the universe of of Humboldt's mind that connected all aspect of nature, from the planets to groundworms, including the enormous diversity of plants, animals and cosmos. He created 'environmentalism'; Darwin and Muir stood on his shoulders..

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 June 2014

Do your homework before you arrive. Read about the von Humboldt brothers, about their contributions to the establishment of the strain of enlightened engagement with the wider world and of acceptance (no; not tolerance; acceptance) of its riches, based in classical learning, that although in the past tragically submerged for too long still is among the best that the German... More 

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2013

We found Schloss Tegel to be WAY over priced and uninteresting. Very few rooms were shown and those that were had very little in them. We paid much less than the 10 Euros for many far more interesting and beautiful Sights. The tour is only in German with a very brief written english translation. And the tour guide seemed very... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2012

Schloss Tegel (Tegel Castle, also known as Humboldt Castle) is a gem in the north of Berlin. The castle embodies the best of German neo-classicism: Humboldt, Schinkel, Rauch… you name it! Both Wilhelm and Alexander von Humboldt grew up here. There is a 400-year old oak tree in the park that these two scholars liked to climb in their pre-professorial... More 

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