Potsdamer Platz: Explore the Modernist Architecture of Berlin

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Audio tour
Audio tour in English
Route length: 2.6 km
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Duration 1h
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  • You'll receive a self-guided audio tour right after booking
  • Explore Potsdamer Platz and its modernist gems guided by your own in-app audio tour
  • Find out more about Berliner Philarmoniker and see the sky through the glass roof of Sony Centre
  • Gaze in wonder at the incredible complexes by Renzo Piano and at the Historic Traffic Light
  • Discover the touchingly pretty sculpture of the Neue Nationalgalerie and Henry Moore's masterpiece
Take a walk around Potsdamer Platz and find out more about the unique modernist architecture of Berlin. Start your exploration of art at the Historic Traffic Light that has stood on this square for more than a century. Walk over to Winehaus Huth that seems to be a regular wine store until you learnt that it actually survived all the bombings of the World War II. Just a stone's throw away is the curious modern structure of Daimler Chrystler, a shopping centre which looks as if inside out. On your next step you will be gazing at the Debis complex designed by Renzo Piano, which has left his mark in the majority of the buildings, almost painting the neighbourhood ochre. On the most lively street of this area, which is Potsdamer Strasse, there stands the Sony Centre. Sneak under the glass roof to study it closer from below, as this construction is one of the most spectacular in the neighbourhood. Listen then about the Philharmonie where the Berlin Orchestra resides, and learn about how the architecture interweaves with acoustics. Walk across the street to study the Cultural forum and its modernist features, before finishing your tour considering the truly original design of the glass box that Neue Nationalgalerie appears. Prepare your curiosity and go learn about the wonders strewn all over the surroundings of Potsdamer Platz.

What's included

  • Self-guided audio tour for your smartphone on the WeGoTrip app
  • Detailed route from stop to stop with live GPS map on your smartphone
  • Recommendations on the best gastronomic sites along the way
  • Tips for the modern and contemporary arts events to attend further on
  • Earphones to wear during the tour
  • Entrance tickets
  • Excursions taking place inside
  • Earphones and smartphone are not included – bring your own
  • In-person tour guide

Places you will visit

The route of the tour goes within circle
Historic Traffic Light
Potsdamer Platz, 11, Mitte
Neue Nationalgalerie
Potsdamer Straße, 50, Mitte
Download the app and the digital audio tour on your smartphone before the visit. You will find recommendations on how to get to the staring point in the first step of the tour. If you have any questions or need any assistance, please email us at support@wegotrip.com.
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