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Der Gendarmenmarkt ist ein Platz in der historischen Mitte von Berlin und gilt gemeinhin als „schönster Platz Berlins“. Im Zentrum befindet sich das Schauspielhaus, das an der Südseite vom Deutschen und an der Nordseite vom Französischen Dom flankiert wird.
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October 12, 2019
Gendarmenmarkt in the Mitte district is arguably Berlin's most beautiful square. It is the site of three impressive buildings
September 19, 2019
The Gendarmenmarkt is arguably Berlin's most magnificent square. It is best known for the architectural trio composed of the German and French cathedrals (Deutscher und Französischer Dom) and Schinkel's Konzerthaus (concert hall) which together form one of the most stunning ensembles in Berlin. The…
March 13, 2019
Berlin's most elegant historic square, with its Konzerthazs (concert hall) by the 19th-century master Schinkel.
December 16, 2018
The gendarmenmarkt is also known as the most beautiful square of Berlin, you can find here the French and the German Cathedral . Its also the perfect place to have a coffee in the sun.
November 16, 2018
don't miss out - one of the most beautiful places in Berlin

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Mitte, Berlin 10117
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