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Potsdamer Platz, Berlin

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An ever-expanding shopping and commercial area, Potsdamer Platz was once trapped in the no-man's-land dividing East and West Germany. At one of the busiest traffic intersections on the continent, the square now attracts visitors with its ultra-modern glass and steel architecture. This spot marks the point where the old road from Potsdam once passed through the city wall of Berlin. Almost totally destroyed during World War II, the square became the largest European building site in the 1990s. Near the square, you can explore a cluster of cultural buildings filled with museums, theaters, and art galleries. Before you head to Berlin, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly Berlin trip maker app, to make sure you see all that Berlin has to offer, including Potsdamer Platz.
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  • And you won't go far wrong!! Modern buildings, lots of traffic and little else. Not somewhere to make an effort to see  more »
  • Great example of a phoenix rising from the ashes of the Cold War, awesome architecture, impressive skyline, hustling and bustling busy square, but laid out in such a way that it seems airy. Nice...  more »
  • The Potsdamer sq was the most important and busiest sq of the pre WWII era Berlin. It's named after Potsdam, a very important city and capital of the Brandenburg state. During the WWII it was totally....  more »

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