Tiergarten Walk, Berlin

Tiergarten Walk, Berlin
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This self-guided walking tour is included in the iOS app "Berlin Map and Walks" on iTunes App Store and the Android app "Berlin Map and Walks" on Google Play.
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Tiergarten (German for Animal Garden) is a locality within the borough of Mitte, in central Berlin. It offers a good mix of restaurants, shops, theaters and cinemas, both Berliners and tourists come here to spend time. Take this tour to see Tiergarten's main attractions.

Tiergarten Walk - Route Map

Guide Name: Tiergarten Walk
Guide Location: Germany » Berlin
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Sightseeing)
# of Attractions: 11
Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.3 km
Author: clare
Marlene-Dietrich-Platz

1) Marlene-Dietrich-Platz

Marlene Dietrich square is a plaza located on the southern end of the large Postdamer Platz. It is named after Berlin born singer and actress, Marlene Dietrich, who was both a success in pre World War II Berlin and later in Hollywood.

Marlene Dietrich Square is surrounded by the Berlin Film Museum, a movie theater, an IMAX theater, casino, the Grand Hyatt luxury hotel, cafes and commercial and residential buildings. It is in the former no man’s land between East and West Berlin. The Berlin...   view more
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Sight description based on wikipedia
Haus Huth

2) Haus Huth

Potsdamer Platz has been reconstructed and renovated many times, hence most buildings have changed a lot. Haus Huth is the only original construction left here. At the top floor there is a gallery of abstract and minimalist...   view more
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Panoramapunkt

3) Panoramapunkt

Panoramapunkt is one of the highest open air observation decks in Berlin. It is at the top of the Kolhoff Tower and offers a 360 degree view over the city.

The Kolhoff Tower is a skyscraper in Berlin named after Hans Kolhoff one of the team of architects who designed the modern Potsdamer Plazt district after the unification of Germany. It stands at the posh address of No1. Potsdamer Platz. It was built between 1994 and 1999. The structure is made of red peat fired bricks and poses a striking...   view more
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Museum Für Film Und Fernsehen

4) Museum Für Film Und Fernsehen (must see)

This hi-tech museum recounts history of German film-making and television, from silent movies to sci-fi. Among the exhibits are those devoted to pioneers such as Fritz Lang, groundbreaking documentaries like Olympia by Leni Riefenstahl, and legendary divas such as Marlene Dietrich. For those who want to make the most out of the exposition, there is an excellent audio-guide. The TV section is not nearly as absorbing, but if you ever wanted to hear Star Trek dubbed in German, this is your chance.
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Image Courtesy of Hans Scherhaufer
CineStar Berlin - IMAX 3D

5) CineStar Berlin - IMAX 3D

CineStar Berlin IMAX 3D im Sony Center—the largest movie theater in Berlin—is an ultimate viewing pleasure for cinema lovers. In addition to the latest state-of-the-art screening facilities the theater boasts a lavish refreshment stand. CineStar Berlin shows documentaries, new releases and special films for kids during daytime. For program hours, tickets and other information, check out their...   view more
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Sony Center

6) Sony Center

The Sony Center is a Sony-sponsored building complex located at the Potsdamer Platz in Berlin, Germany. The center was designed by Helmut Jahn and construction was completed in 2000 at a total cost of €750M. Sony Center contains a mix of shops, restaurants, a conference center, hotel rooms, luxurious rented suites and condominiums, offices, art and film museums, cinemas, an IMAX theater, a small version of LEGO land, and a "Sony Style" store. Free Wi-Fi connections are available for...   view more
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Sight description based on wikipedia
Berlin Philharmonic

7) Berlin Philharmonic (must see)

The Berlin Philharmonic (in German: Die Berliner Philharmoniker), is an orchestra based in Berlin, Germany. In 2006, a group of ten European media outlets voted the Berlin Philharmonic number three on a list of "top ten European Orchestras", after the Vienna Philharmonic and the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, while in 2008 it was voted the world's orchestra in a survey among leading international music critics organized by the British magazine Gramophone (behind the...   view more
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Sight description based on wikipedia
St. Matthäus Church

8) St. Matthäus Church

The St. Matthäus Church or St. Mathews Church is a picturesque 19th century church located in the center of Berlin. It is the only historical building that was completely restored after being damaged in World War II.

The St Matthaus Church was built between 1844 and 1846. The red brick structure was designed by architects, Freidrich August Stuler and Herbert Wentzel in Italian Renaissance style. It suffered extensive damage during the Berlin bombings during World War II but was restored in...   view more
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New National Gallery

9) New National Gallery (must see)

Neue Nationalgalerie at the Kulturforum is a museum for modern art, mostly by Germans, in Berlin, with its main focus on the early 20th century. The museum building and its sculpture gardens were designed by Ludwig Mies van der Rohe and opened in 1968. The collection features a number of unique highlights of modern 20th century art. Particularly well represented are Cubism, Expressionism, the Bauhaus and Surrealism. The collection owns masterpieces of artists like Pablo Picasso, Ernst Ludwig...   view more
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Sight description based on wikipedia
Gemäldegalerie

10) Gemäldegalerie (must see)

The Gemäldegalerie is an art museum in Berlin, Germany. It holds one of the world's leading collections of European art from the 13th to the 18th centuries. Its collection includes masterpieces from such artists as Albrecht Dürer, Lucas Cranach, Raphael, Titian, Caravaggio, Peter Paul Rubens, Rembrandt and Johannes Vermeer. It was first opened in 1830, and was rebuilt in 1998. The Gemäldegalerie prides itself on its scientific methodology in collecting and displaying art. Each room can...   view more
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Sight description based on wikipedia
Bauhaus Archive (Museum of Design)

11) Bauhaus Archive (Museum of Design)

The Bauhaus Archive (German: Bauhaus-Archiv) Museum of Design, in Berlin, collects items, documents and literature which relate to the Bauhaus School (1919 - 1933), one of the most influential schools of architecture, design, and art of the 20th century and puts them on public display. The Bauhaus Archive was founded in Darmstadt in 1960. Walter Gropius and other members of the Bauhaus movement gave their support. The collection grew so quickly that a dedicated museum seemed attractive and...   view more
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Sight description based on wikipedia

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