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Gendarmenmarkt

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  • Topsi

    The Gendarmenmarkt is one of the most beautiful squares in Berlin. It is dominated by three monumental buildings: the German Cathedral, the French Cathedral and the Konzerthaus (formerly the Schauspielhaus). The eventful history of the Gendarmenmarkt can be traced back to the 17th century - and each individual historical phase has left its mark to this day.
    Source: berlin.de

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    • September 5, 2015

  • Franz

    The Gendarmenmarkt is a named after the originally located here Cuirassier Regiment Gens d'armes place in the district of Berlin Mitte. The square was built from 1688 on the Gendarmenmarkt is also the Konzerthaus Berlin.

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    • October 28, 2019

  • Bergfee13

    Here is the story of Berlin in the German Cathedral

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    • September 12, 2019

  • Elisabeth

    The Gendarmenmarkt also houses the German Cathedral and the French Cathedral.

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    • October 28, 2019

  • Gerd

    The German and French Dome and in the middle of the concert hall are really a beautiful ensemble on the Gendarmenmarkt. You can climb the French Cathedral for a small fee and you have a great view of the city.

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    • January 8, 2017

  • Andreas K.

    One of the most beautiful places in Berlin, wonderful on early Sunday morning, when nothing is going on and you have the place almost to yourself.

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    • July 25, 2019

  • Stadtlatscher

    The Christmas market is worth seeing .... 🎄❄💂

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    • December 8, 2016

  • MarioAlex (Kreiznacher Bub)

    For a Hamburg terrifying big urban but very worth seeing!

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    • October 30, 2019

  • STEPHAN

    A must on every tour through Berlin's center.

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    • March 17, 2017

  • Gerhard & die Hundeboygroup 🐾 👣 🐾

    Beautifully restored sights!

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    • January 18, 2019

  • Robert

    The Gendarmenmarkt is one of the most beautiful places in Berlin. It is framed by the three monumental buildings German Cathedral, French Cathedral and the concert hall.

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    • January 30, 2020

  • Paul

    Especially beautiful in the evening when the buildings are illuminated 👌🏻

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    • October 6, 2020

  • Jan

    The Gendarmenmarkt with its German and French cathedral and concert hall is a must have for every visitor to Berlin.

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    • July 29, 2020

  • Chris

    Beautiful ensemble of churches and houses on the Gendarmenmarkt in Berlin Mitte!

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    • March 29, 2021

  • Sopho, Micha, Frieda & Bella 🐶🐾

    The Gendarmenmarkt is a square named after the cuirassier regiment Gens d'armes, which originally settled here, in Berlin's Mitte district of the district of the same name.
    Created when the city was expanded in 1688, it was destroyed in World War II and rebuilt in 1976-1993.
    On it are the playhouse by Karl Friedrich Schinkel, which is now used as a concert hall, as well as the German and French Cathedrals by Carl von Gontard.
    The Gendarmenmarkt is known as "Berlin's most beautiful square".

    (Source: Wikipedia)

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    • April 23, 2021

  • MR.S

    There is always something going on here

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    • May 17, 2020

  • Schwester Kati

    My recommendations:
    1. The German Cathedral accommodates i.a. the exhibition of the German Bundestag. The free guided tour is also highly recommended.
    2. The French Cathedral houses the Huguenot Museum and the 360-degree panorama from the viewing platform offers a great view of the city's most important sights: Berlin Cathedral, Alexander Tower, Humboldt Forum, Red City Hall, Reichstag, Charité, etc.
    3. Guided tours (45 minutes, 3 euros per person) are also offered in the concert hall.
    4. Visit to the Rausch Schokoladenhaus / CHOCOLATE CAFÉ

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    • May 30, 2022

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