Named for the city of Potsdam where it led to, Potsdamer Platz is a square in Berlin. But it isn’t just any square. This place is deeply important to and inextricably linked to the history of Germany. It was razed to the ground during the Second World War but has risen from those ruins.
It now is a very busy traffic area in Berlin. Huge sky scrapers align it and it is a hub for all things Berlin. There are several shops, bars and restaurants that operate on it. This makes it a busy tourist destination. The most striking of all the buildings that make the Potsdamer Platz definitely is the Sony Center. It is popular with the locals as a meeting point too. It is today the heart of a metropolis that quite like the Platz is full of history and a tragic past.
- Visit the place after Sunset. The area looks spectacular at night.
- Prices depend on where you go here.
- Carry sufficient cash with you.
- Don’t miss out the Film Museum nearby.
- Weilands Wellfood
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26.3% of people who visit Berlin include Potsdamer Platz in their plan
12 PM - 1 PM
37.57% of people start their Potsdamer Platz visit around 12 PM - 1 PM
People usually take around 3 Hrs to see Potsdamer Platz
73.52% of people prefer walking in order to reach Potsdamer Platz
Great place to visit in December with the Christmas markets and stalls. Plenty of different stalls with a wide variety of different types of food, drinks, gifts and sweets. Everything from multiple different types of mulled wine to burgers and hotdogs. They also had multiple acts on from comedy to musical. Overall a great place to visit around Christmas time.
Here is an interesting former East German area. This area has magnificent buildings all around which was previously just piles of rubbles. There is of course this magnificent SONY Centre - worth visiting to enjoy the modern architecture.
The Potsdamer Platz turned to be one of the busiest squares in the city...there can be found the Sony Center with IMAX cinema, the Movie Museum and the Boulevard of the Stars... also there are cute restaurants with it's historical significance... you can take your breakfast in the of the history...
Friendly staff. Check-in earlier is available if you pay 15 euro extra. The room was very clean. The hotel is near the metro station (3 minutes walking). Potsdamer Platz has a lot of restaurants to offer and the shopping area is really good (The Berlin Mall). I liked that they gave us complimentary drinks upon arrival in our room. The surrounding area is quiet, so if you want to have a good rest in the evening, this place is recommendable. On the check-out date, they were willing to store our luggage for a certain time. The lobby is spacious and comfortable chairs and sofa to rest on. It would be nice if they had a toilet downstairs so if it's not possible to check in the room yet the people can make use of the toilet.
This was no mans land when city was divided as was totally destroyed during WW2. Only after reunification it was rebuilt and although I like some of the building I would like more parks and greenery. But there is nice cinema multiplex and near is Mall of Berlin as well as important intersection of public transport and railway station.