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Berliner Fernsehturm, Berlin

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Get a bird's-eye view of Berlin from the top of Berliner Fernsehturm, the highest point in the city. A symbol of Berlin since it was erected in the 1960s, this is the tallest structure in Germany. The tower is 368 m (1,207 ft) tall, with an observation deck 204 m (670 ft) above ground. Try to time your visit for a sunny day, as thick fog can obscure the view from the top on overcast days. You can wait for the morning mist to clear at the tower's rotating restaurant, which spins 360 degrees in just under 30 minutes. The tower welcomes nearly 1.5 million tourists each year, so be prepared for a long wait at the entrance. You can avoid standing in line by booking a fixed date and time of your visit on the tower's website. Add Berliner Fernsehturm and other attractions to your Berlin trip itinerary using our Berlin online travel planner.
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  • A bit of a let down if I’m honest, it cost us €19 each and would have been €25 if we didn’t have the welcome card, quite expensive considering we spent longer waiting to get in the lift than looking.....  more
    A bit of a let down if I’m honest, it cost us €19 each and would have been €25 if we didn’t have the welcome card, quite expensive considering we spent longer waiting to get in the lift than looking.....  more »
  • We booked a window seat in the restaurant from 3pm-4.30 pm in winter so we watched the city go from (admittedly quite a grey) day to night. The ticket is quite expensive at €55 for 2 people and any... 
    We booked a window seat in the restaurant from 3pm-4.30 pm in winter so we watched the city go from (admittedly quite a grey) day to night. The ticket is quite expensive at €55 for 2 people and any...  more »
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  • Ticket costs about 21 euros but the experience is well worth the cost. You can download a tiny app to your smart phone for an enhanced experience. On a clear day you can see a long ways in every direction. Helpful signs inform you about things of interest. A restaurant and bar are available as well as a clean bathroom.
  • Great experience to see the Berlin city view from the top of the tower and that too from a very good height. The view from the elevator while reaching at the top was quite stunning and spectacular. One can also buy souvenirs from the ground floor. There is a restaurant at the top floor but it was closed at that time. If you have a very less time to see Berlin then from this tower one can see almost everything that he/she has missed.

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