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Berlin Philharmonic

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Address: Herbert-von-Karajan-Str. 1, 10785 Berlin, Germany
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+49 30 254880

Often a tough ticket, the Berlin Philharmonic features some of the best...

Often a tough ticket, the Berlin Philharmonic features some of the best classical music to be had in Germany.

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Wonderful evening with our friends and family listening to the magnificent Grigory Sokolov. The venue, acoustic, bars, staff and seating are all world class. Book ahead when... read more

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

A very good combination of high quality acoustics, nice building and efficient facilities. Forbidding entrance with a coat is a too strict rule. You may enjoy a drink "on the house" if pre-ordered.

Thank zviamely
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Wonderful evening with our friends and family listening to the magnificent Grigory Sokolov. The venue, acoustic, bars, staff and seating are all world class. Book ahead when visiting Berlin for a transformative experience.

Thank Evilchefdentist
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137 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

This review is for the building not the great orchestras that perform here. I saw a world class performance here, but gaining a ticket was not easy. The rules for getting last minute tickets are not posted, there is no signage, and security is rude. There is no organized line up - just a free for all with people yelling... More 

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Penrith, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very modern architecture an amazing concert hall, regrettably unable to view unless taking a conducted tour, no concerts on by the Berliner Philharmonic.

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Berlin, Berlin, Germany
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

this is an icon! a must for all who love architecture. an example of a modern, human, elegant and inventive building. a building of timeless beauty. every detail is perfectly done and the acoustics are overwhelming!

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Manhattan Beach, California
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lunchkonzert at the Philharmonie in the Foyer. We enjoyed listening to the works of Ernest Chausson (1885-1899). Konzert für Violine, Klavier und Streichquartett D-Dur op. 21 (1889-1891). What a treat to be here! We returned at 11:50 a.m. (opens at noon) only to find ourselves waiting out the doors to get in; best to start lining up by 11:30 a.m.... More 

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Berlin, Germany
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3 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I'm not sure if you can visit the Berlin Philharmonic outside of concerts. But if you are interested in classical Music, do not miss to buy a ticket. Great !

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We arrived in Berlin to find that the Philharmonic does free lunchtime concerts two days a week. It was lovely to sit and listen to excellent Musicians for an hour.

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

An opportunity to see classical music for free. Guests sit on the lobby floor (sit on your coat or bring something soft to sit on) and watch an hour of students playing the piano,violin, cello, flute etc. It was a nice change if you want a break from Berlin sightseeing for a bit.

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Berlin, Germany
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Life time experience seeing the famous Berlin Philharmonie with guest conductor Zuben Mehta! I dont think there are any bad seats in the hall.

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Breathe in Berlin’s royal past while walking through the gardens of beautiful Charlottenburg Palace, which lends its name to this well-heeled neighbourhood. Here you'll find some of the oldest homes in the city: upper-class apartment buildings with ornate facades and marble-floored foyers line the cobblestone streets. Stroll by sophisticated restaurants, through little parks, or around Lake Lietzensee. Window shop down Kurfürstendamm, the most renowned high-end shopping street in Berlin, where you can find all the big designer names. In the evening, visit one of the old theatres close by Zoo Station which were nightlife hot spots in the 1920s, or dine in one of the many international restaurants around Savignyplatz before heading to other parts of town for a night out.
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