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Brandenburg Gate, Berlin, Germany

 
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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)

 
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