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“A Nice Location & Nice Christmas Market Venue” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Gendarmenmarkt

Gendarmenmarkt
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US$ 66.44*
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Story Line of Berlin Walking Tour Including Typical Berlin Chocolate
Ranked #13 of 794 things to do in Berlin
Certificate of Excellence
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Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: This picturesque town square is surrounded by several historic structures.
liverpool, england
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 291 helpful votes
“A Nice Location & Nice Christmas Market Venue”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 March 2012

Visited the Christmas Market here in December 2011; A very nice area around two churches, with champagne stall and nice restaurants outside (which are there permanently, not just for Christmastime). The market, unlike most has an admission change, but also has nice restaurants and entertainments. We enjoyed our hour there, but is was packed, and that was on a Tuesday evening very early in December,

Visited December 2011
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Bergen, Norway
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“Ok place to see”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 March 2012

We visited the Gendarmenmarkt while walking from Checkpoint Charlie to Unter den Linden. I wouldn't say it is a must when visiting Berlin, but it certainly is a peaceful place with a great mood. So if you want a break from all the museums and historic sites, Gendarmenmarkt is not a bad option.

Visited March 2012
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“Beautiful architecture”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 March 2012

The two identical churches are all lit up at night and look spectacular. This area is full of lovely restaurants, shops and the best chocolate shop in the world.

Visited March 2012
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Kansas City, Missouri
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“Gendarmenmarkt”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 March 2012

The square is like a lot of open squares in Europe as far as the ground level, but the nearly identical Protestant church on the north end and the Catholic church on the south end are a testimony to the history of religious tolerance introduced to Berlin in the time of Friederich the Great. Adolph Hitler and the Third Reich represented a large aberration from Berlin's long history of openness and religious tolerance.

Visited March 2012
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Overijse, Belgium
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“worth the walk around to enjoy”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 March 2012

beautifully restaurated square full of history ; all moments of day and night shows different details and the history of centuries is visible here with visible scars left of the last days of WW2 on almost every building, nicely covered over but stil a stark reminder to all wih every bullet hole you can see ; the square has a great X-mas market but in summer lots of terraces so always something to do and a seat to find for a drink and to meet great peolpe for a talk !

Visited December 2011
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