List of Famous Berlin Buildings & Structures Buildings

List of Famous Berlin Buildings & Structures

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List of the famous landmarks that make up the Berlin skyline, listed alphabetically with photos when available. Berlin architectural landmarks as well as other major buildings, dwellings, and other structures in Berlin are included on this list. Information about these Berlin buildings is included on this list, such as when the building first opened and what architectural style it falls under. List includes both new buildings in Berlin and older historic landmarks.

The list you're viewing has a variety of buildings, like Berlin Cathedral and Brandenburg Gate, in it.

This list answers the question, "What are the most famous buildings in Berlin?"

This is a good reference for research into the historical architecture in Berlin. Famous architectural houses within the city of Berlin are included as well, sometimes by address, other times listed by the name of the original home owner.



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    Bellevue Palace, located in Berlin's Tiergarten district, has been the official residence of the President of Germany since 1994. It is situated on the banks of the Spree river, near the Berlin Victory Column, along the northern edge of the Großer Tiergarten park. Its name – the French for "beautiful ...more

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    • City/Town: Berlin, Germany
    • Opened: Jan 01 1786
    • Style: Neoclassical architecture
    • Building Function: Palace, Official residence
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    Berlin Cathedral is the short name for the Evangelical Supreme Parish and Collegiate Church in Berlin, Germany. It is located on Museum Island in the Mitte borough. The current building was finished in 1905 and is a main work of Historicist architecture of the "Kaiserzeit". The Dom is the parish church ...more

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    • City/Town: Berlin, Germany
    • Opened: Jan 01 1905
    • Architect: Karl Friedrich Schinkel, Julius Raschdorff
    • Created By: Karl Friedrich Schinkel, Julius Raschdorff
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    Berlin State Opera
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    The Staatsoper Unter den Linden is a German opera company. Its permanent home is the opera house on the Unter den Linden boulevard in the Mitte district of Berlin, which also hosts the Staatskapelle Berlin orchestra. Originally the Hofoper from 1742, it was named Königliches Opernhaus in 1844, and ...more

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    • City/Town: Berlin, Germany
    • Building Function: Opera House
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    Berlin Tempelhof Airport
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    Berlin Tempelhof Airport was one of the airports in Berlin, Germany. Situated in the south-central Berlin borough of Tempelhof-Schöneberg, the airport ceased operating in 2008 while establishing Berlin Brandenburg Airport as the sole commercial airport for Berlin. Tempelhof was designated as an airport ...more

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    • City/Town: Berlin, Germany
    • Architect: Albert Speer
    • Created By: Albert Speer
    • Style: Nazi architecture
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    Berlin Wall

    The Berlin Wall was a barrier that divided Berlin from 1961 to 1989, constructed by the German Democratic Republic starting on 13 August 1961, that completely cut off West Berlin from surrounding East Germany and from East Berlin until it was opened in November 1989. Its demolition officially began on ...more

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    • City/Town: Berlin, Germany
    • Opened: Jan 01 1961
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    Brandenburg Gate
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    The Brandenburg Gate is an 18th-century neoclassical triumphal arch in Berlin, and one of the best-known landmarks of Germany. It is built on the site of a former city gate that marked the start of the road from Berlin to the town of Brandenburg an der Havel. It is located in the western part of the ...more

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    • City/Town: Berlin, Germany
    • Opened: Jan 01 1791
    • Architect: Carl Gotthard Langhans
    • Created By: Carl Gotthard Langhans
    • Style: Greek Revival
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    Burley Manor

    Burley Manor is a historic home located in Berlin, Worcester County, Maryland. It is a Federal-style brick house built about 1832. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1974.more

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    • City/Town: Berlin, Maryland, USA
    • Opened: Jan 01 1832
    • Style: Federal architecture
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    Congregational Church

    The Congregational Church is a historic church building at 921 Main Street in Berlin, New Hampshire. The Stick-Eastlake style building was constructed in 1882 on land donated by the Berlin Mills Company, and was the first church building in Berlin. For most of the preceding decades of the 19th century, ...more

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    • City/Town: Berlin, New Hampshire, USA
    • Opened: Jan 01 1882
    • Style: Stick style
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    Congress Hall, Tiergarten

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    • City/Town: Berlin, German Democratic Republic, Germany, Central and Eastern Europe, Europe, + more
    • Architect: Hugh Stubbins Jr.
    • Created By: Hugh Stubbins Jr.
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    Deutsche Oper Berlin

    The Deutsche Oper Berlin is an opera company located in the Charlottenburg district of Berlin, Germany. The resident building is the country's second largest opera house and also home to the Berlin State Ballet. Since 2004 the Deutsche Oper Berlin, like the Berlin State Opera, the Komische Oper Berlin, ...more

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    • City/Town: Berlin, Germany
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    Die Pyramide

    Die Pyramide is a high-rise building built in 1994/95 and located in the Berlin region of Marzahn-Hellersdorf, district of Marzahn, at the Rhinstraße / Landsberger Allee intersection. The office building and adjacent outbuildings have a combined floor space of 43,800 square metres. Die Pyramide was ...more

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    • City/Town: Berlin, Germany
    • Opened: Jan 01 1995
    • Structural Height (m): 100.0
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    The DZ Bank building is an office, conference, and residential building located at Pariser Platz 3 in Berlin. It was designed by architect Frank Gehry and engineered by Hans Schober of Schlaich Bergermann & Partner. Construction began in 1998 and was completed in 2000. The building is mixed-use. Facing ...more

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    • City/Town: Berlin, Germany
    • Opened: Jan 01 2000
    • Architect: Frank Gehry
    • Created By: Frank Gehry
    • Style: Deconstructivism
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    The Europa-Center is a building complex on the Breitscheidplatz in Berlin, with a high-rise tower. It is a historically preserved building.more

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    • City/Town: Berlin, Germany
    • Architect: Helmut Hentrich, Hubert Petschnigg
    • Created By: Helmut Hentrich, Hubert Petschnigg
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    Ezekiel Kelsey House

    The Ezekiel Kelsey House is a historic house at 429 Beckley Road in Berlin, Connecticut. It is a 2-1/2 story wood frame structure, three large bays wide, with a large central chimney and a centered entry. It is one room deep, with a leanto section added to the rear, giving the house a saltbox ...more

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    • City/Town: Berlin, Connecticut, USA
    • Opened: Jan 01 1760
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    Factory

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    • City/Town: Berlin, German Democratic Republic, Germany, Central and Eastern Europe, Europe, + more
    • Opened: Jan 01 1911
    • Architect: Peter Behrens
    • Created By: Peter Behrens
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    Fasanenstrasse synagogue

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    Fasanenstrasse synagogue
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    The Fasanenstraße Synagogue was a liberal Jewish synagogue in Berlin, Germany opened on 26 August 1912. It was located in an affluent neighbourhood of Charlottenburg on Fasanenstraße off Kurfürstendamm at numbers 79–80, close to the Berlin Stadtbahn and Zoo Station.more

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    • City/Town: Berlin, German Democratic Republic, Germany, Central and Eastern Europe, Europe, + more
    • Opened: Jan 01 1912
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    The Fernsehturm is a television tower in central Berlin, Germany. Close to Alexanderplatz in Berlin, the tower was constructed between 1965 and 1969 by the administration of the German Democratic Republic. It was intended as a symbol of Berlin, which it remains today, as it is easily visible throughout ...more

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    • City/Town: Berlin, Germany
    • Opened: Oct 03 1969
    • Structural Height (m): 368.03
    • Architect: Hermann Henselmann, Jörg Streitparth
    • Created By: Hermann Henselmann, Jörg Streitparth
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    Glienicke Bridge
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    The Glienicke Bridge is a bridge across the Havel River in Germany, connecting the Wannsee district of Berlin with the Brandenburg capital Potsdam. It is named after nearby Glienicke Palace. The current bridge, the fourth on the site, was completed in 1907, although major reconstruction was necessary ...more

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    • City/Town: Berlin, Germany
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    Haus des Rundfunks

    The Haus des Rundfunks, located in the Westend district of Berlin, Germany, is the oldest self-contained broadcasting house in the world. It was designed by Hans Poelzig in 1929 after winning an architectural competition. The building vis-à-vis the Funkturm contains three large broadcasting rooms ...more

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    • City/Town: Berlin, Germany
    • Opened: Jan 01 1930
    • Architect: Hans Poelzig
    • Created By: Hans Poelzig
    • Style: Expressionism, New Objectivity
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    Holy Resurrection Orthodox Church

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    Holy Resurrection Orthodox Church
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    The Holy Resurrection Orthodox Church is a historic Eastern Orthodox Church building on Petrograd Street in Berlin, New Hampshire. The church is known locally as "The Russian Church" because it was built in 1915 by Russian immigrants who were mostly from the provinces of Grodno, Volyn, and Minsk in ...more

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    • City/Town: Berlin, New Hampshire, USA
    • Opened: Jan 01 1915
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