Berlin: Hop-On Hop-Off Sightseeing Tour with Optional Cruise
- Duration options: 1 - 2 days
- Optional audio guide
The Pergamon Altar itself is, unfortunately, closed for renovation work until 2019. Is Berlin's museum of monuments still worth a visit without its title attraction? Absolutely! Here are five ancient treasures just as likely to amaze!
The royal blue gateway was once used to lead spring festival processions from ancient Babylon. It takes one large room and an entire hallway to do the imposing structure justice!
These large Sphinxes were found in the ancient Assyrian capital of Aššur. The protective deities – lion, eagle, and human hybrids – adorned the palace of King Tukulti-Ninurta I.
This former entrance to an ancient Greek agora is truly breathtaking! It was completely devasted by an earthquake in the Middle Ages, but the reconstruction is a must-see!
Commissioned by a prosperous Christian living under Ottoman rule, the ornate panels of this 17-century entrance room were created by some of the finest craftsmen of the time!
Walid ibn Yazid reigned the Ummayad caliphate for only a year, never finishing his winter palace. Its façade is now the pride of the Pergamon Museum of Islamic Art. Don't miss it!
The Pergamon Museum is open from 10:00AM to 6:00PM daily, except for Thursdays when it's open until 8:00PM.
If you're only interested in the main monuments themselves, then you could tour the museum in less than an hour. Allow yourself at least three if you're curious about the smaller artifacts, such as ancient jewelry and evidence of early writing systems!
Ticket prices for the Pergamon start at €12, with concessions and discounts for online bookings available.
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Amazing experience and visual feat; truly makes you feel like you are at the Pergamon. I especially liked the change from night to day, with lighting and sound enriching the overall feeling! There are some hidden easter eggs in the panorama - ask one of the guides standing in the room :)
Well worth the money. Get to see all the main landmarks of Berlin whilst learning lots on the way. I recommend the walking tour, best part of the experience! You get to learn things you would of missed, such as Hitlers Bunker!
Zeer bijzondere kunstcollectie uit de Oudheid, en bakermat van onze beschaving. Prachtige objecten. Ook de Islamitische antieke kunst is bijzonder en geeft stof tot nadere beschouwing.
Simply amazing Panorama wiev and Journey.. The music was lovely and fitted into the team
Restricted visitors numbers due to Covid. Well organized tour. Highly interesting!