The Brandenburg Gate is the powerful symbol of Berlin and is a must for sightseeing. It is easy to access as the S bahn station entrance and exit is right by the gate with lifts to ground level.
The area in front of the Gate is a mecca for street performers and characters that (for a small charge of around 2€) you can pose for photos with from Darth Vader, Berlin Bears and soldiers to name a few. At times there is a woman making huge soap bubbles which always attracts children's attention.
There are lots of gifts shops. cafes and restaurants nearby on Unter den Linden and Tiergarten and the Reichstag are a few minutes walk away.
Address: Pariser Platz, 10117 Berlin
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