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Potsdamer Platz

Tiergarten, Berlin
  • Maria K.
    "Love the modern architecture, especially the Sony Center."(9 Tips)
    Petr B.
    "Modern, beautiful place with remains of the Berlin Wall."(6 Tips)
    Aolani S.
    "Amazing plaza where the first traffic lights were installed here."(5 Tips)
    Astrid C.
    "... have. Walk to the Mall of Berlin, to Sony Center for cinema and coffee, or..."(3 Tips)
213 Tips and reviews
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  • berlin wall
  • sony center
  • coffee
  • first traffic lights
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  • Ilias C.
    Like a mini Manhattan in Berlin. The skyscrapers are impressive from ground level, and you can also enjoy top views of the city from the Panoramapunkt café/viewing platform.
  • Louise H.
    Louise HApril 14, 2012
    This is my favorite nighttime-spot in Berlin! I love how Bahnhof Potzdamer Platz looks beside the gigantic DB-building. And there is also a post with the historical context of the train station.
  • Astrid C.
    Astrid C.November 6, 2014
    Great location for whatever plans you might have. Walk to the Mall of Berlin, to Sony Center for cinema and coffee, or walk to the Jewish Memorial and Brandenburger Tor in 5 min max!
  • SandyInBerlin
    SandyInBerlinMay 30, 2012
    Go when it's warm & massive lightening storms are expected. Sit at the front of a restaurant with the sliding walls open. Enjoy the tremendous acoustics of rolling thunderclaps & metallic rain. Video: Read more
  • Artyom F.
    Posh neighborhod, tall buildings, made of steel and glass facades. Don't miss a chance to take a look on Sony Center from the inside, this umbrella-like tent roof looks so futuristic.
  • Vueling
    VuelingOctober 29, 2012
    Its modern architecture marks the new landscape of a unified Berlin. A curious fact is that Potsdamer Platz is where the first traffic lights in Europe were installed.
  • Maria K.
    Maria KöhlerOctober 20, 2015
    One of my favorite places in Berlin. Love the modern architecture, especially the Sony Center. The Potsdamer Platz area is also the "film center" of Berlin.
  • The Telegraph
    The TelegraphFebruary 12, 2013
    Head to Potsdamer Platz, one of Europe’s busiest squares in the 1930s and a complete wasteland during the Berlin Wall years. Today’s collection of high-rise offices includes the sparkling Sony Center
    Oh-Berlin.comNovember 5, 2012
    The Winter World at Potsdamer Platz kicked last Friday. It's open until January 6th so you have plenty of time to visit and try out the largest mobile toboggan run in Europe! Read more
  • Freefri A.
    Freefri A.May 1, 2012
    Perhaps the most visible symbol of the ‘New Berlin’. The historical Potsdamer Platz was a busy traffic hub that became synonymous with metropolitan life and entertainment in the early 20th century.
  • Nischay M.
    Nischay MohanJuly 18, 2015
    Trendy, vibrant financial district of Berlin with a fascinating history, and colorful residential and office buildings, a refreshing change from regular glass buildings of other financial districts.
    Oh-Berlin.comDecember 21, 2012
    It looks like the Mayans were wrong and that the world won't end today! But if you're around Potsdamer Platz later today and see a sight like this one, it might mean they were right after all...
    Oh-Berlin.comOctober 10, 2012
    Don't miss the start of Berlin's Festival of Lights tonight at 19:30 in front of the Kollhoff-building at Potsdamer Platz. We hope it'll be as cool as this photo from last year! Read more
  • Josh L.
    Josh LaboveJanuary 17, 2015
    More of a shopping and transit hub, Potsdamer Platz is pretty spectacular as the sun goes down and the lights give the architecture a wonderful sparkle.
  • Darleny L.
    Darleny LopezJanuary 14
    Love it! I came in December and there was a Christmas fair, lovely space and you get to see the modern building of Berlin
  • Sarah K.
    Sarah KertonOctober 28, 2014
    Beautiful architecture, huge S bahn station and a great view down to the Reichstag
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  • Aolani S.
    Aolani SmytheAugust 5, 2013
    Amazing plaza where the first traffic lights were installed here. Recommendable to visit at, indeed!
  • Phat B.
    Phat BuoyOctober 18, 2014
    The centre of new Berlin - so much history to read about in this area. Lots of high end hotels and US chain shops around here
  • Lisa C.
    Lisa ChristineJuly 4, 2014
    Interesting modern spot to visit for a quick stop, but mostly for its history. Now it's mostly only tourists. Of historic interest is an old GDR watchtower on Erna-Berger-Straße (at Leipziger Platz).
  • Grafton C.
    Beautiful buildings at sunset. Very modern and lots of restaurants around
  • Joe C.
    Joe CooperSeptember 13, 2014
    Mostly malls and offices. No real nightlife scene, not worth a visit if you're looking to explore the better areas of the city. Tip: be sure to check out the hidden Keith Haring sculpture!
  • Phat B.
    Phat BuoyOctober 17, 2014
    Worth a visit, particularly at night during October when the light festival is on - uplit trees and projections onto buildings give this place a magical feel.
  • Frederik V.
    Frederik VerleyeDecember 23, 2014
    Don't forget this place when you visit Berlin, there's a lot to do in this area
  • Ben B.
    Ben BaronSeptember 3, 2014
    A great location to people watch. The Christmas market during the winter takes up nearly the entire plaza.
  • Hoda M.
    Hoda MahmoudAugust 9, 2015
    Nice country side of Berlin. People are very organized. The only disadvantage it was super hot and there were no AC around
  • Emma W.
    Emma WijningaFebruary 21
    Large, modern and lacking green stuff, but hey: look around, see the architecture. Isn't this place cool and photogenic?
  • Efthimis L.
    Efthimis Louk May 28, 2012
    You can find pretty much everything around this Platz! Also one of the must-visit venues in Berlin, don't miss it! :))
  • Claudia R.
    Claudia RahanmetanDecember 26, 2015
    Great Christmas market here. Nice to have some delicious German treats.
  • Marianna S.
    You should visit the Dali museum. It is very nice and cheap, 12 euro per person.
  • Aleš N.
    Aleš NešetřilMarch 14, 2014
    Modern buildings and skyscrapers. I recommend visiting at night, lights looks awesome.
  • Nelly K.
    Nelly KaufmannJanuary 20, 2014
    If you are looking for good food and no tourist rip-off, try the Coa (right next to the Mariott Hotel and the Vapiano)
  • Alper Ç.
    Alper ÇuğunJuly 12, 2013
    Add at least half an hour to your journey time to get and work one of the DB ticket machines. Utterly disgraceful but that's the way it is.
  • Nidal S.
    Nidal SadeqAugust 29, 2013
    Look up! Have your smartphone ready (photo shot & edited with iPhone5 )
  • Arnau S.
    Arnau Sala SolerJune 4, 2012
    It marks the point where the old road from Potsdam passed through the city wall at the Potsdam Gate. Since German reunification, Potsdamer Platz has been the site of major redevelopment projects.
  • Francisco C.
    Francisco CanoAugust 13, 2014
    Definitely an architectural highlight in Berlin. Great spot to take some pictures.
  • Marius M.
    Marius M.December 7, 2012
    Great place for shopping, amusement and dining! Be sure to visit it!
  • Jiri K.
    Jiri KramAugust 27, 2010
    Place I never miss during all my Berlin visits. Modern venue but with amazing history.
  • Marina M.
    Marina MatijacaApril 22, 2014
    Get on the top floor of Starbucks, enjoy the view and your Vanilla Latte. Damn it's mesmerizing!
  • HashtagNYU
    HashtagNYUJune 19, 2015
    Super historical place, but you can't really tell with how modernized it looks now. Read more
  • Petr B.
    Petr BinderJanuary 4, 2012
    Modern, beautiful place with remains of the Berlin Wall. Must visit.
  • Besher S.
    Besher SouedAugust 2, 2015
    A touristic square. Sony center, mall of berlin and other facilities are in it.
  • Hector
    HectorJanuary 12, 2015
    Downtown city feel to this neighborhood, large mall near by too.
  • Aleksandra D.
    Aleksandra DudekNovember 15, 2015
    Crowdy but there is nothing spectacular at this place actually. Close to mall of Berlin and U-bahn connections.
  • Mmle B.
    Mmle BlaséNovember 5, 2015
    First traffic lights in Europe and the remainings of the wall.
  • Cornelia K.
    Cornelia KauschJune 10, 2012
    Unbelievable what this turned out after over 20 years of the fall of the wall. No mans land turned into an exciting landmark in the heart of the city
  • Basy H.
    Basy HaNovember 26, 2014
    The posh neighborhood of Berlin. Tall buildings and fancy restaurants.
  • Marceli L.
    Marceli LadaApril 6, 2013
    Top touristic 'a must' stop! Great artichecture. Good restaurants.
  • Vasilis
    VasilisFebruary 2, 2015
    really nice place combining shopping, movies, coffee, diner and drink!
  • Nigel R.
    Nigel RoweSeptember 10, 2012
    Check out the oldest traffic light in Europe. The green multi-sided tower on the plaza.
  • Jake S.
    Jake SmithJuly 7, 2015
    Brush up on your Berlin Wall history with a very informative group of panels (actually mounted on a part of the wall).
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