An ever-expanding shopping and commercial area, Potsdamer Platz was once trapped in the no-man's-land dividing East and West Germany. At one of the busiest traffic intersections on the continent, the square now attracts visitors with its ultra-modern glass and steel architecture. This spot marks the point where the old road from Potsdam once passed through the city wall of Berlin. Almost totally destroyed during World War II, the square became the largest European building site in the 1990s. Near the square, you can explore a cluster of cultural buildings filled with museums, theaters, and art galleries. Before you head to Berlin, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly Berlin trip maker app, to make sure you see all that Berlin has to offer, including Potsdamer Platz.
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Potsdamer Platz reviews
This is simply a shopping restaurant area. Nice architecture so grab a couple pics for the obligatory tick in the box and move on. A smaller piece of wall outside but better areas of Berlin to...
This is simply a shopping restaurant area. Nice architecture so grab a couple pics for the obligatory tick in the box and move on. A smaller piece of wall outside but better areas of Berlin to... more »
The square contains a few panels of the Berlin Wall as an educational symbol of the Cold War and a memorial to those who lost their lives and freedom between 1961 and 1989.
The square contains a few panels of the Berlin Wall as an educational symbol of the Cold War and a memorial to those who lost their lives and freedom between 1961 and 1989. more »
Have been here countless times and I am glad to see the frequency is picking up again after the pandemic. Lots of hotels, restaurants, coffee places in walking distance, a giant movie theatre at the nearby SONY centre (where you may run into a a premiere with a Hollywood star from time to time) and easy access via public transportation make this one of the countless Berlin highlights for both visitors and local residents. I highly recommend coming here with a coffee to go and take a stroll around.
We went there for the architectural part and we loved it. There are 3 glass-office buildings and the main square is incredible, specially went they turn in the lights.
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