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Gendarmenmarkt, 10117 Berlin, Germany
+49 4930 203090
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This renowned performance center re-opened in 1984 decades after being damaged by air attacks during World War II and now hosts a variety of concerts.
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Gendarmenmarkt, 10117 Berlin, Germany
+49 4930 203090
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Wonder what one of the five best concert houses in the world sounds like ? Wonder no more - if a performance is offered during your stay by all means take it in!!! We were able to get tickets to a concert for a reasonable...More

Thank Tom L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We heard the Basel (Switzerland) chamber orchestra (Kammerorchester) along with the newest solo clarinetist with the Berlin Philharmonic, Andreas Ottensamer in a concert that featured the wonderful Mozart Clarinet Concerto. The Konzerthaus Berlin dates back to 1817 and was a theatre before being renamed and...More

Thank Michael P
Reviewed 21 May 2017

Lovely building (please see photo). Did not have enough time to visit properly or hear a concert. On my list for next time.

Thank Mark P
Reviewed 30 April 2017

This is a beautiful old building in the centre of the city and home to the Berlin Konzerthausorchester (the other Berlin orchestra). There are a variety of concerts on offer and I would definitely recommend a visit. There is a small restaurant in the theatre...More

Thank Family_Wood
Reviewed 19 April 2017

This is a beautiful building located centrally in Berlin. It is old concert hall with amazing architectural structure.

Thank Madhav9285
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

Beautiful building and what a lot of people do not know, at one o'clock you can join a free tour with guide through the building! In 30-45 mins. Be in time at the restaurant on the right side of the building

Thank rafik43
Reviewed 3 April 2017

The old concert hall is overshadowed by The Philharmonie as for acoustics and style, it was well restored under DDR. The French Cathedral next to it, make the Gendarmemarkt the most impressive square in Berlin

Thank George M
Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

A beautiful building in the heart of Berlin. Very friendly staff and great acoustics. The organ was in action for our visit. What a great sound!

Thank John P
Reviewed 18 March 2017

Located in historic Gendarmenmarkt, the Konzerthaus is a beautiful building and major classical music center housing the Berliner Konzerthaus Orchester with its conductor, Iván Fischer. The Konzerthaus, built in the early 1800's was originally a theater but it was severely damaged in WWII - it...More

Thank denver60
Reviewed 17 February 2017

I have been here many, many times and am always happy to see the statuary, the architecture and the feel the overall ambience of the well-appointed spaces inside.

Thank KevinJGG
The centre of Berlin, Mitte is most famous for sights
like the Brandenburg Gate, Alexanderplatz, and Museum
Island. The central location makes this one of the
city's most expensive places to live. It is here the
oldest traces of the city can be found, and evidence
of some significant transformations, as well. The
gangsters that once ruled the impoverished streets
between Alexanderplatz and Hackescher Markt have given
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Philip K
What are the best seats for a classic concert?
7 March 2017|
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Response from Roderick57 | Reviewed this property |
It depends on personal preference. I prefer to be in the stalls and in a centre aisle seat for easy access. I think, however, that it is such a good venue that most seats will be good. Ask the booking agent and/or look at... More
How early does one have to /should go if you already have a ticket? Also, do they allow cameras and photos inside?
19 May 2016|
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Response from sehgalanuj | Reviewed this property |
We showed up literally 5 mins before our performance and walked straight up to our seats. Photos and videos were ok, as long as no flash.
Christine S
What is the dress code for concerts
24 April 2016|
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Response from Ad P | Reviewed this property |
In my opinion it depends on the type of the event or concert. Generally the audience is actually quite casually dressed.