Brandenburg Gate

Top 1% of attractions in Berlin
8 / 10

6 expert reviews

“The gate is the monumental entry to Unter den Linden, the tree-lined boulevard (named after linden trees) which formerly led directly to the city palace of the Prussian monarchs.”

– Afar Magazine

Fodor's Fodor's
"Once the pride of Prussian Berlin and the city's premier landmark, the Brandenburger Tor was left in a desolate no-man's-land when the Wall was built." Full review
Lonely Planet Lonely Planet
Top Choice
"A symbol of division during the Cold War, the landmark Brandenburg Gate now epitomises German reunification."
Michelin Guide Michelin Guide
2 Stars
"This triumphal gate is now the emblem of Berlin but for nearly three decades it was a symbol of the divided city: the monument used to be an integral part of the Berlin Wall." Full review
Time Out Time Out
"With its commanding vantage point over Unter den Linden, the Brandenburger Tor provides a spectacular gateway to Berlin and its history." Full review
Travel + Leisure Travel + Leisure
"Widely considered to be Berlin's most iconic landmark, it's a shining symbol of freedom and reunification after four decades of Cold War division."
Berlin Travel Guide
October 11, 2021

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