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The Neue NationalgaleriePotsdamer Str. 50 • Tues, Wed & Fri 10am–6pm, Thurs 10am–10pm, Sat & sunlight 11am–6pm • €10 • smb. museum • S- & U-Bahn Potsdamer Platz on the southeast nook of the Kulturforum, and through a long way its most interesting construction, is the Neue Nationalgalerie. Designed by way of Mies van der Rohe in 1965, the development contains a serious glass field, its ceiling doubtless nearly suspended above the floor. The gallery divides among the everlasting assortment, that includes works from the start of the 20th century onwards, together with items via Braque, Gris and Picasso, and transitority indicates, usually of latest paintings. Potsdamer Platz The skyscrapers of Potsdamer Platz, which start beside the Kulturforum, signify Berlin at its such a lot thrustingly advertisement and cosmopolitan. acknowledged to were the busiest sq. in prewar Europe, Potsdamer Platz used to be surrounded by way of shops, bars and golf equipment, and pulsed with existence day and evening. The warfare left it critically battered, even though instantly afterwards it regained a few energy as a black industry centre on the junction of the Soviet, American and British sectors. This ended with the arrival of the Wall: all of the structures at the japanese aspect have been razed to offer the GDR’s border guards a transparent box of fireplace, whereas the West positioned no genuine cash into restoring its battered survivors. For years western travelers may perhaps stare upon the East from a viewing platform the following, and consider the sight of prewar tramlines disappearing less than the Wall. The Wall’s dismantling then produced a ideal lot, which was once quick carved up by means of multinationals who frantically equipped daring architectural kinds for compulsory purchasing department shops with eating places, cafés, a theatre, and a movie multiplex with 3D cinema. Its tallest development – the red-brick skycraper that’s a nod to the Chicago university of structure – has on its best flooring landscape Punkt (Tues–Sun 11am–8pm; €5. 50; panoramapunkt. de), an out of doors viewing deck with perspectives to rival the Fernsehturm. The Sony heart Filmmuseum Berlin Potsdamer Str. 2 • Tues, Wed & Fri–Sun 10am–6pm, Thurs 10am–8pm • €7 • filmmuseum-berlin. de Legoland Discovery Centre Potsdamer Str. four • Mon–Sat 10am–7pm • €16, savings on hand on-line, mixed tickets with Madame Tussauds, Berlin Dungeon and Sea existence Berlin on hand • legolanddiscoverycentre. de • S- & U-Bahn Potsdamer Platz The bravely twenty-first-century glass cylinder of the Helmut Jahn-designed Sony heart is the main crowd pleasing development on Potsdamer Platz. numerous glass-sheathed structures encompass an ethereal, round courtyard, sheltered by way of a conical glass rotunda, making a large atrium. in a single construction the Filmmuseum Berlin presents an outstanding creation to the historical past of German cinema and tv utilizing a bevy of clips, reconstructions and artefacts, many in terms of Marlene Dietrich. In one other nook of the advanced, the Legoland Discovery Centre not just promotes a product, but in addition goals to entertain young ones elderly 3–10 with a cinema, fort, dragon rides and a workshop. a number of issues entertain adults too – really the Lego copy of Berlin’s major landmark constructions.

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