Brandenburg Gate, Berlin, Germany

 
00
    
Legend
  • History & Culture travel tip
  • City center
Distance from city center: 1mi
erato's pictureby erato History & Culture travel tip
added on the 30th of September, 2009
The Brandenburg Gate is the symbol of the unification of East and West Berlin as it stood on no-man's land during the cold war and was reopened in December 1989.
It stands on 12 columns having Doric capitals and with The Quadria on the top, the statue of the goddess of victory on a four horsed chariot.
The Gate is closed for cars and buses so you can enjoy a nice walk on the Pariser Platz next to the gate, under the gate or around the gate. ;)

Address:
Pariser Platz
10117 Berlin-Mitte

Price:
It is free.

Opening Hours:
You can visit it any time, day and night.

How to get there:
With U-Bahn: Brandenburger Tor station (U55)
With S-Bahn: Unter den Linden station, (S1, S2)

 
Checkpoint Charlie MuseumTiergarten park
 
 
 
History & Culture
tips

Recent travel tips for Berlin

  • Pergamon Museum
    This is one fascinating place. If you are into ancient cultures and art, you should definitely go there. The most important item at this museum is the Ishtar Gate, which is simply amazing. Also they have the Pergamon Altar. There are also a [...]
    D: 0.8mi00
  • Checkpoint Charlie Museum
    Checkpoint Charlie was a watchtower from where they controlled the area of the Berlin Wall that divided West and East Berlin so that nobody can cross from East to West. The tower was demolished together with the Wall, but in 2001 they [...]
    D: 1.6mi00
  • CityTourCard Museumsinsel
    The CityTourCard Museumsinsel allows you to use the public transportation in the urban area (A and B) of Berlin. More than that, the Card gives you free admission into all the museums of the Museumsinsel (Old National Gallery, Altes Museum, [...]
    D: 0.9mi00
  • The Bird Steakhouse
    I spent about 4 days in Berlin and went to this New York style bar & restaurant twice. They are located in Prenzlauer Berg and are surround by many other restaurants and bars as well. If you are looking for a good steak in Berlin, then the [...]
    D: 1.5mi41
  • East Side Gallery
    This is a site between East and West Berlin which was created after the fall of the wall. Some well-known artists have made some significant pieces of artwork like paintings with political and philosophical contents. It's very much worth to [...]
    D: 2.9mi00

Things about Berlin you may be interested in

 
 
 
guides

Recommended

Berlin Nightlife

 You see not only is Berlin climbing the pinnacle of economic success, but the metropolis has also become a liberal city where one experience boundless pleasures. Not only is this city Europe's major center in politics, culture, media and science, it has in fact established a reputation as being the center of youth, the youth and popular culture in Europe as well.      [...]
 
 
 

More travel tips you might be interested in

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Jumeirah Beach is home to an impressive beachfront where you can spend an entire day basking in the glorious sunshine and taking in the surrounding...
General: Jumeirah Beach is home

Maria Laach, Germany
The Abbey is a great and very beautiful example of the Romanesque architecture in Germany. It is really wonderful, the whole place surrounding it...
History & Culture: Maria Laach Abbey

 

Nimes, France
If you are at Nimes, and you are interested in looking at roman history, you should visit several places. The amphitheater, from the end of the 1st...
History & Culture: Ancient Nemausus in the modern city area

Henley On Thames, United Kingdom
Make sure you have a whole day for the amazing River and Rowing Museum if you are in Henley on Themes or in the area. It is very large and has many...
Outdoors Activities: For the Whole Family

 

Rome, Italy
If you arrive to Rome you should not miss to visit the Saint Peter's Basilica wich is magnific regarding the architectural point of view. Under...
General: Saint Peter's Basilica, Rome

Casablanca, Morocco
This is the main sight to visit in Casablanca, it is the biggest mosque in Morocco and the 5th largest in the world. You can see the mosque from...
Sightseeing: Hassan II Mosque

 

Mexico City, Mexico
Three cultures meet at this beautiful square, the  Plaza de los Tres Culturas. One, Mexican, is represented by the modern buildings that...
Sightseeing: Plaza de las Tres Culturas

Detroit, Michigan
It may be one of the most expensive hotels, but Detroit Marriot Renaissance Center is the best place where you can stay in an air-conditioned room...
General: Merriot - Great place to stay in Detroit

 

Los Angeles, California
This is definitely one of my favorite food places in LA. It's located in a place called Little J Town. Basically a tiny little Japanese shopping...
Food: Manpuku

Hintertux, Austria
If you like skiing, you should definitely go there. The glaciers at Hintertux offers you a wide variety of ski runs, for every state of skill. ...
Outdoors Activities: Skiing

 
 
 
 
   Welcome to Travelgrove  register tell a friend bookmark it 
 
 
*