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Sep01

Hostel Berlin Gendarmenmarkt

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A hotel or hostel in Berlin at the Gendarmenmarkt has high maintenance costs. These costs must pass on the hostels to their guests. A hostel in Berlin Mitte can not be cheap. At most in comparison to other accommodations in the same area and similar facilities. Otherwise you pay as a guest also for the great location cash money.

The pensions, youth hostels and hotels near the Gendarmenmarkt in Berlin cost them at least twice as much as our ootel. From our hostel in Berlin to the Gendarmenmarkt, you only need to take the S-Bahn line S7 or S75 and get off at the Friedrichstrasse S-Bahn station. From there it is only a few meters to the Gendarmenmarkt. By car you drive from the hotel in Berlin to the Gendarmenmarkt in a few minutes. Use the city map, which you get for free at our other reception.

In the middle of the picturesque Gendarmenmarkt, the concert hall stands majestically. To the left and to the right are the German Dom and the FrenchDom das Zentrum des Platzes. The Gendarmenmarkt is originally part of Friedrichstadt, which was founded in 1691 and was a suburb of Berlin until 1709. The name Friedrichstadt comes from the Prussian King Friedrich I., who was still a great Elector when the city was founded.

In 1710, the cities of Friedrichstadt, Friedrichswerder, Dorotheenstadt, Cölln and Berlin were incorporated by order of Frederick I to the city of Berlin, the royal capital and residence city. The Gendarmenmarkt did not always mean it: in the 17th century it was the Linden market, then the Mittelmarkt, the Friedrichstadt market and finally Neuer Markt.

The place has its present name since 1799 to commemorate the stables of the regiment of Frederick William I, whose construction he commissioned in 1736. Stay in a double room in our hotel in Berlin, then visit the sights on the Gendarmenmarkt: The Konzerthaus, built in 1821 by Karl Friedrich Schinkel. The German Cathedral and its twin, the French Cathedral, originally the New Church and Friedrichstadtkirche, the domes were added in 1785 by Frederick II.

The Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences, from 1901 The Regent Hotel Berlin, by Josef Paul Kleihues at Charlottenstraße 49. The Bewag House, designed by Max Dudler, who graduated from the HDK in Berlin. Annual events at the Gendarmenmarkt: The Unified Party celebrating the reunification of Germany on 3 October. The Classic Open Air concert always in late summer. The Christmas market of a different kind. Always in December, the square in front of the Schauspielhaus turns into a tent village with many cultural attractions. Traders, artisans and showmen offer goods and besides there is delicious mulled wine.

(This is information about hotels in Berlin)

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