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Rotes Rathaus

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Address: Rathausstr. 15, 10178 Berlin, Germany
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Beautiful landmark building near Alexanderplatz

Rotes Rathaus (Red Town Hall) is the monument building and landmark just off Alexanderplatz. It is a beautiful building to see from the outside if you enjoy architecture and is... read more

Reviewed 15 January 2017
Hong Kong, China
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Zagreb, Croatia
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Stand in front of the Neptunbrunnen and take photos of this magnificent building. And then do the same with the Neptunbrunnen. And then with Fernsehtrum (do not visit Fernsehtrum, there's a better tower to climb on in Berlin -- Funkturm Berliner).

Thank Balans2
Hong Kong, China
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Reviewed 15 January 2017

Rotes Rathaus (Red Town Hall) is the monument building and landmark just off Alexanderplatz. It is a beautiful building to see from the outside if you enjoy architecture and is open to the public for visitation from 9am to 6pm daily. Sadly, the building is closed at times for scheduled events and when security issues arise. This may affect your... More 

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Reviewed 10 December 2016

Unfortunately the building was in use and closed when we were there, so unable to look inside. Also unfortunately again most of Berlin around Unter den Linden and the Rotes Rathaus is a construction site for new U5 subway, so it was impossible to admire the outside as well. We thoroughly enjoyed the Christmas markets, but were disappointed a lot... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 September 2016

We found this the Rotes Rathaus by chance when walking to the TV Tower. It has really nice halls and historical heritage. Good to visit once.

Thank Niki S
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36 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

I passed this town hall/ building by chance and would highly recommend you stop by. It's beautiful and open to the public.

Thank Muriel-Joburg
Stockholm, Sweden
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Reviewed 23 August 2016

Located close to Alexanderplatz this city hall is a great architectural sight to behold. Quite impressive and beautiful. We did however only behold it from outside. From what I heard it is possible to enter as well.

Thank Stefan J
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

This is Berlin's Town Hall and is a magnificent building that is most certainly very hard to miss with its amazing red bricked exterior. Rotes Rathaus is a well known landmark and has been around since 1859 and although damaged during WW2 it looks amazing now. Open to the public; Monday to Friday,9am till 5pm Saturday and Sunday,closed. I love... More 

Thank Neil K
north east scotland
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Reviewed 9 August 2016

Berlin's red town hall has a touch of the italian glamour about it. The tower is about 75 metres high but of course dwarfed by the TV Tower closeby. We went inside and enjoyed half an hour looking at the stain glass windows and a display of plastercasts. The stair case is Titanic like. The building has been used for... More 

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Bremen, Germany
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Reviewed 3 August 2016

The city hall is huge and has a very interesting architecture being red. Sad thing is that because of the construction site besides it, we could not see it in a perfect angle.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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Reviewed 2 August 2016

My first impression of Berlin is pretty lifeless and dull. The city itself isn’t very pretty, not in the classical way you would think of European imperial cities. After all, Berlin has been bombed to bits and as soon as WWII ended, it was flung directly into the Cold War. Everywhere I go, there are cranes and construction sites building,... More 

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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 way to an international crowd pursuing fashionable designer clothes, the newest food trends and frequenting the many craft shops. Graphic designers have taken up residence in what used to be backyard barns and stables. There are still vestiges of the old days, however. The occasional housing complex is a reminder of the neighbourhood’s past. And if you look carefully, an old 1920s ball house nestled amongst the art galleries and exhibitions of Auguststrasse can still teach you how to dance the old fashioned way.
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