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.
Bellevue Palace is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Famous Berlin Buildings & Structures
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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 view" – derives from its scenic prospect over the Spree's course. ...more on Wikipedia

City/Town: Berlin, Germany

Opened: Jan 01 1786

Style: Neoclassical architecture

Berlin Cathedral is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous Berlin Buildings & Structures
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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 of the congregation Gemeinde der Oberpfarr- und Domkirche zu Berlin, a member of the umbrella organisation Evangelical Church of Berlin-Brandenburg-Silesian Upper Lusatia. The Berlin Cathedral has never been a cathedral in the actual sense of that term since it has never been the seat of a bishop. The bishop of the Evangelical Church in Berlin-Brandenburg is based at St. Mary's Church and ...more on Wikipedia

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 is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous Berlin Buildings & Structures
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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 Staatsoper unter den Linden in 1918. It is also known as Deutsche Staatsoper, and short as Lindenoper. From 1949 to 1990 it was the state opera of East Germany. Since 2004 the Berlin State Opera belongs like the Deutsche Oper Berlin, the Komische Oper Berlin, the Berlin State Ballet and the Bühnenservice Berlin to the Berlin Opera Foundation. ...more on Wikipedia

City/Town: Berlin, Germany

Berlin Tempelhof Airport... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Famous Berlin Buildings & Structures
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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 by the Ministry of Transport on 8 October 1923. The old terminal was originally constructed in 1927. In anticipation of increasing air traffic, the Nazi government began a massive reconstruction in the mid-1930s. While it was occasionally cited as the world's oldest operating commercial airport, the title was disputed by several other airports, and is no longer an issue since its ...more on Wikipedia

City/Town: Berlin, Germany

Architect: Albert Speer

Created By: Albert Speer

Style: Nazi architecture