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The Brandenburg Gate is an 18th-century neoclassical triumphal arch. It is built on the site of a former city gate that marked the start of the road from Berlin to the town of Brandenburg an der Havel.
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Brandenburg Gate, a historic monument of Berlin that has become one of the city's historical symbols.
Perhaps the most visited monument in Berlin, the Brandenburg Gate lies between the Mitte and Tiergarten districts, and is the only one left standing of the 18 access gates to the city. It dates back to the times when Berlin was a small fortified center with the shape of a star, its troubled and…
The Brandenburg Gate is one of Berlin's most important monuments – a landmark and symbol all in one with over two hundred years of history. A former symbol of the divided city, it drew visitors who used to climb an observation platform in order to get a glimpse of the world behind the Iron Curtain,…
Starting point for every tour in Berlin. Free walking tours every day in different languages. Do a web search "free walking tour Berlin" for more details
May 28, 2018
The Brandenburg Gate (German: Brandenburger Tor) is a former city gate, rebuilt in the late 18th century as a neoclassical triumphal arch, and now one of the most well-known landmarks of Germany.
Brandenburg Gate done differently
With small group activities led by locals, get to know this iconic landmark through Airbnb Experiences and the people who live in Bezirk Mitte