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Brandenburg Gate

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If you are wondering what to see in Germany, we recommend you to start with the historic Brandenburg Gate in Berlin. It was Built in 1791, the sandstone monument is modeled after the Acropolis in Athens. This 18th century neoclassical monumnet makes for an amazing backdrop for pictures and sight. Do surely add it to your list of places to visit in Germany.

Where: Berlin

Timings: NA
Entry fee: Free

The Brandenburg Gate is an 18th-century neoclassical monument in Berlin, built on the orders of Prussian king Frederick William II after the temporary restoration of order during the Batavian Revolution. One of the best-known landmarks of Germany, it was built on the site of a former city gate that marked the start of the road from Berlin to the town of Brandenburg an der Havel, which used to be capital of the Margraviate of Brandenburg.

It is located in the western part of the city centre of Berlin within Mitte, at the junction of Unter den Linden and Ebertstraße, immediately west of the Pariser Platz. One block to the north stands the Reichstag building, which houses the German parliament (Bundestag). The gate is the monumental entry to Unter den Linden, a boulevard of linden trees which led directly to the royal City Palace of the Prussian monarchs.

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