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Unter den Linden, Berlin: 82 reviews and 120 photos

by matcrazy1

I was walking along this the most represantitive boulevard of former East Berlin up to the Branderburger Gate when the infamous wall stood in the past.
The street and houses along were (and still are) in rebuilding and renovation process since the wall fell down and it happens again as the houses were complitely destroyed (to the earth) at the end of WWII and remained damaged even till 60' of 20th century.

What was interesting there?
A lot of impressive 18th and 19th century, renovated or newly built buildings.
Ok, from the west:
- Branderburg Gate,
- Jakob-Kaiser House - the largest of the Bundestag?s new parliamentary buildings,
- Adlon Hotel building (new),
- Embassy of Russian Federation building,
- Guggenheim Museum (yes, yes - German and new branch of famous NYC museum),
- National Library ( Staatsbibliothek),
- Monument of Frederick the Great (on the horse),
- buildings of Humboldt University,
- Alte Bibliothek (Old Library) and Staatsoper (State Opera),
- buildings of Opernpalais and Konprinzenpalais,
- Neue Wache (New Guardhouse),
- Zeughaus (Arsenal) - amazing baroque building which houses German Historical Museum,
- the Schlossbr?cke bridge where Karl-Liebknechtstra?e with Berliner Dome begins.

Address: Unter den Linden, 10117 Berlin-Mitte
Directions: S-Bahn: Unter den Linden (S1, S2, S25);
U-bahn: Französische Straße (U6);
U-bahn + S-bahn: Fredrichstraße (S1, S2, S5, S7, S9, S25, S75, U6).
Bus 100, 157, 200, 348.

Website: http://www.berlin.de/sehenswuerdigkeiten/3559846-3558930-unter-den-linden.html

Review Helpfulness: 3.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Updated Apr 4, 2011
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