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Brandenburger Tor

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  • Waldfee13

    I feel gratitude and humility as soon as I not only stand in front of the Brandenburg Gate and linger for a moment, but can now also walk through it: "the door is open!"

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    • April 30, 2019

  • Franz

    The Brandenburg Gate was built in 1789. The gate is the only surviving from last 18 Berlin city gates. The crowning sculpture of the Quadriga (four-in-hand) is particularly beautiful, a Berlin highlight.

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    • October 28, 2019

  • Tom Spandau

    The Brandenburg Gate, a landmark of Berlin, should be visited early in the morning. if you want a little rest. to allow it to work on you.

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    • July 5, 2017

  • Bonadea

    The landmark with the Quadriga connects today again the east with the west of the city of Berlin.

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    • June 15, 2018

  • Topsi

    The monumental Brandenburg Gate can look back on a 200-year history. If it was a symbol of the division of Berlin and Germany until 1989, today it is a national symbol of unity and thus one of the city's most famous landmarks.
    Source: berlin.de

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    • September 5, 2015

  • daha

    The Brandenburg Gate as a symbol of separation and reunification of Germany!

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    • February 28, 2017

  • Radwanderer

    The Brandenburg Gate is clearly on the list of must-have-seen-tourists-Tour-A.
    Also nice with the bike :)

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    • June 19, 2016

  • U. S.

    The Brandenburg Gate stops. For too long many were allowed to look at it from one side only ... Unfortunately ...

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    • December 20, 2016

  • Barbara P.

    A piece of history that should not be missed on a visit to Berlin. For me always closely connected with the streets June 17 and Unter den Linden, the Hotel Astor and the view of the column.

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    • February 26, 2019

  • JR56

    The Brandenburg Gate in Berlin is one of the most important landmarks of the metropolis. The only surviving city gate in Berlin, which used to stand for the division of the city into East and West, has been the symbol of the unity of Germany since the fall of the Berlin Wall. In addition, the sandstone building is one of the most beautiful examples of German classicism.visitberlin.de/de/brandenburger-tor

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    • April 11, 2019

  • Söhni 🏃

    The Brandenburg Gate has become a symbol of German unity from the memorial of division. Its original purpose had nothing to do with politics.
    The sandstone Brandenburg Gate is one of the largest and most beautiful creations of German classicism. It was built in the years 1788 to 1791 to designs by Carl Gotthard Langhans the Elder, which was strongly based on the Propylaea of ​​the Athenian Acropolis. King Frederick William II had previously ordered the construction of the Brandenburg Gate, as he sought a dignified architectural end to the boulevard Unter den Linden.

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    • April 18, 2017

  • Alex

    Naturally one of the highlights for every visitor to Berlin, and definitely a MUST.

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    • May 7, 2017

  • Martinique

    Located on the former border, today it is a symbol of unification.

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    • January 14, 2019

  • Gerd

    What should one tell a lot about this famous sight? It is simply part of every Berlin tour.

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    • January 8, 2017

  • Söhni 🏃

    Anyone visiting Berlin, whether from home or abroad, must pass by the Brandenburg Gate, the symbol of freedom par excellence. The Brandenburg Gate became the place of remembrance of the German division, a symbol of freedom for West and East.

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    • April 16, 2017

  • Gerd

    Years long symbol of the German division (hardly aware of the younger generation ...) it is today one of the most important landmarks of the city. On a visit to Berlin a "must have"!

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    • November 24, 2018

  • dxs.sxk

    The Brandenburg Gate is probably the highlight of Berlin. An absolute must visit when in Berlin 👍🏼

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    • January 12, 2019

  • Barbara P.

    The landmark of Berlin. For me closely connected with the way to the Victory Column and the Hotel Adlon.

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    • April 20, 2019

  • Dorothea (Doradel)🌅🚴🏻‍♀️🏞️🏃🏻‍♀️🏰

    This monumental gate "Unter den Linden" stood for a long time unreachable between West and East. Since the turn it can be reached on the impressive street "Unter den Linden". On the way there you happen u.a. the Alexander von Humboldt University and other historically and culturally valuable buildings. In the vicinity of the Brandenburg Gate, however, there is a lot of excitement, demonstrations, etc.

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    • May 20, 2019

  • Elisabeth

    After heavy war damage, the gate was restored to 1958.

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    • October 28, 2019

  • Cornell Paasche
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    • December 9, 2016

  • Jan

    A must for every Berlin visitor.

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    • August 18, 2018

  • Naxxos

    The Berlin landmark and symbol of overcome separation. The Brandenburg Gate is the only remaining city gate in Berlin.

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    • February 25, 2019

  • Lutz - Berlin

    A must in Berlin.

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    • May 7, 2018


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