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Schoneberg Rathaus

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“History !”
9 Mar 2018
Once city hall for West Berlin, this building's most striking feature is its 230-foot clock tower and its Liberty Bell replica, a gift from America in 1949.
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John-F.-Kennedy-Platz, Berlin, Germany
+49 4930 78760
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The Schoneberg Rathaus has great historical value . It architecture is breathtaking and a delight to the eye .

Thank SuvirB3
Reviewed 23 July 2018 via mobile

It is a historical building with an amazing arhitecture. It is located close to Alexander Platz. You should definetly see it!

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Reviewed 16 May 2018

To read the plaque and know this was the start of the ending of the Cold War and this speech was delivered on those steps is unbelievable given this out of the way City Hall. Worth the visit.

Thank Jerry K
Reviewed 9 March 2018

This is an historic place mainly because of the Kennedy speech. But it's also an impressing city hall building set in a pleasant plaza.

Thank Thomas V
Reviewed 25 May 2017

Ich bin ein Berliner speech of JFK. A cute Berliner Tao bear in front. A really nice and quiet neighbourhood. An old-schoold water pump.

Thank Balans2
Reviewed 18 March 2017

The historic Rathaus Schoeneberg and plaza is the site of President Kennedy's 'I am a Berliner' speech. It is an impressive town hall that was a hub in the former West Berlin. Although IMHO not a must see, it is interesting to see if you...More

Thank denver60
Reviewed 16 August 2016 via mobile

Rathaus Schöneberg is one the many historic places to see in Berlin. For a tourist not much to see in particular, however here is the bell "Friedensglocke" located which you can hear mid day. It is close to a nice park and has a small...More

Thank FredKlein1104
Reviewed 29 December 2015

It was in this town hall that our beloved John F. Kennedy made his famous speech declaring "I am a Berliner" in 1963 through which he expressed his commitment to freedom of West Berlin. It is quite the amazing feeling to be there and imagine...More

Thank romazzino
Reviewed 11 June 2015

This is a real local market; vendors cleaned out kitchens, closets, and garages. Most items are definitely lower quality and cost than the other markets I was visited. Clothes for women and children were everywhere. There might be a gem, but there was too much...More

Thank Michael L
Reviewed 10 February 2014

Visited in January 2014. Good to see where JFK made he's speech but not much else there. Not to far to walk from the station.

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In 1963, Schöneberg was the centre of the political
west, inspiring John F. Kennedy to choose this area to
famously announce, "Ich bin ein Berliner." Times may
have changed, but modern-day Schöneberg still pays
tribute to its historical legacies. Once the richest
city outside of Berlin proper, the area's affluent
past is still visible in ornate housing facades dating
back to the Gründerzeit of the 19th century, while
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