Brandenburg Gate

berlin, germany

History and Culture , Monuments , Statues , Town Squares
Brandenburg Gate is a monumental landmark in Berlin signifying peace and unity. The Quadriga/Statue portrays goddess of Peace. This landmark along with the nearby square Praiser Platz attracts a lot of visitors.
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09:30 - 18:00 Everyday
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Brandenburg Gate is one of the most important landmark in Berlin marking the division between Berlin and Germany during the cold war. Currently it stands as a symbol of peace and unity. It is located at the end of Unter den Linden at the center of Berlin.

Each of the five entraces of the gates were meant for different class of people.

  • Central Entrance: for the royals
  • Passages adjacent to the center: for aristocrats
  • Outer two passages: Ordinary people

Must see

  • "Raum der Stille" (Room of Silence): Situated on the north wing, usually used for a short break.
  • Pariser Platz with the "Akademie der Künste" (Academy of Arts): One of the main squares in Berlin
  • Restored American embassy
  • The Quadriga: The four-horse chariot driven by the winged goddess of peace. 

How to Reach

Train (S-Bahn): S+U Brandenburger Tor (Berlin) - S1, S2, S25, S26

Underground: S+U Brandenburger Tor (Berlin) - U55

Bus:
Reichstag/Bundestag - 100
S+U Brandenburger Tor - 100, TXL
Behrenstr./Wilhelmstr: 200, N2

Contact

local_phone +91
Local Time

Location

Pariser Platz Bezirk Mitte Berlin Berlin Germany 10117
City center: Mitte
Nearest airport: Berlin Brandenburg Airport

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