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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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    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 13 June 1990 and was completed in 1992. The barrier included guard towers placed along large concrete walls, which circumscribed a wide area that contained anti-vehicle trenches, "fakir beds" and other defenses. The Eastern Bloc claimed that the wall was erected to protect its population from fascist elements conspiring to prevent the "will of the people" in building a socialist state in East...  more
    • City/Town: Berlin, Germany
    • Opened: Jan 01 1961
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    Brandenburg Gate

    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 city centre of Berlin, at the junction of Unter den Linden and Ebertstraße, immediately west of the Pariser Platz. One block to the north stands the Reichstag building. The gate is the monumental entry to Unter den Linden, the renowned boulevard of linden trees, which formerly led directly to the city palace of the Prussian monarchs. It was commissioned by King Frederick William II of Prussia as...  more
    • 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
    • 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, religious services were in the hall above a store by either resident or itinerant preachers. The building was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1980....  more
    • City/Town: Berlin, New Hampshire, USA
    • Opened: Jan 01 1882
    • Style: Stick style