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Gendarmenmarkt, Berlin

Categories: Landmarks, Tourist Spots
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4.6/5 based on 4,200+ reviews on the web
Regarded as one of the country's most elegant squares, Gendarmenmarkt is dominated by two domed cathedrals and the city's renowned concert hall. The square was created in the 17th century, then massively reconstructed and expanded in 1773 by architect Georg Christian Unger. This public space was named after an 18th-century regiment consisting of French Huguenot immigrants, whose story you can explore at the museum inside the imposing French cathedral. Though many of the historic structures were damaged or destroyed during World War II, the buildings have since been fully restored. Be sure to climb the cathedrals' towers for views of the historic parts of the city. Plan your visit to Gendarmenmarkt and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Berlin itinerary planner.
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  • Majestic square. In July there were free classic concerts. People from 7 to 77 were outside, with blankets or chairs enjoying good music and life.Go to see it in day and in night too. 
  • Very beautiful square surrounded from fine restaurants and coffee bars. Gorgeous to pass food a few hours on a sunny day.
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  • It's not a place that has a great attraction, but is a landmark of the city. Worth a quick trip to meet ...
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  • One of the most beautiful places in Berlin. It's surrounded by amazing old buildings. Very nice to take pictures or just enjoy the atmosphere.
  • A very beautiful place in Berlin. Bouldings and street are in warm, sandstone color. Place is open and wide. A few monumental buldings, restaurants and bars there. You should visit this place.
  • Interesting buildings! Cool places to eat around and the building provide great scenery.
  • A little bit away from the busy Unter den Linden str. Gendarmenmarkt is like a hidden gem. You can find amazing architecture, a lot of good food and live performances there.
  • I absolutely love this place. Some people say it is the most beautiful place in Europe. Even when I'm not sure about that... this is nonetheless my favorite place in Berlin on a nice day to enjoy great architecture and a relaxing atmosphere.
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