Fernsehturm: Visit the Berlin TV Tower

Fernsehturm: Visit the Berlin TV Tower
Fernsehturm: Visit the Berlin TV Tower
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The Berlin TV Tower is located in the Mitte district, not far from the famous Museum Island. Here is some information and practical advice for visiting the famous TV Tower.

Visit the TV Tower: A walk at "high altitude"

Our walk begins in Alexanderplatz, at the foot of a structure that certainly does not go unnoticed. With its 368 meters high, it is the tallest television tower in Europe, built in the 60s to celebrate the greatness of the new Democratic Germany.

With slender and sinuous shapes, the Fernsehturm is an engineering success made entirely of reinforced concrete and steel. Precisely because of its imposing height and its tapered shape, the tower has a circumference at the base of about 16 meters, while at the top it does not exceed 9 meters.

The observation deck and Bar 203

We quickly reach the summit and we will have one of the most interesting urban shows in the world.

One of the best experiences to live in Berlin is looking out from observation deck of the TV Tower, 203 meters high. Thanks to its central location on Alexanderplatz, the Fernsehturm It offers a unique 360 ​​° panoramic view on the skyline of the capital. To make the visit even more exclusive, on the observation platform you will find the Bar 203, highest rooftop bar in Berlin. Enjoy the breathtaking view while sipping a cocktail or a flute of sparkling wine.

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The panoramic restaurant of the TV Tower

A 360 ° view certainly more comfortable you have at an altitude of 207 meters, seated comfortably in the famous TV tower restaurant

A culinary journey through the history of Berlin, the peculiarity that makes it unique in the world is its own continuous rotation. The sphere that houses it, in fact, rotates making a complete revolution every 30 minutes. The restaurant specializes in Nouvelle Cousine, so get ready for a super exclusive day. A dinner at Restaurant Sphere, in fact, it offers a priceless view of the Berlin by Night absolutely not to be missed.

Do you want to book a lunch or dinner on the Berlin TV Tower? Here is a practical guide that will help you book a table at the Sphere Restaurant.

Climb the TV Tower: Tickets and guided tours

If you've planned a visit to the Berlin TV Tower, you can choose from several options, depending on the experience you prefer to live.

Among the various solutions available is the standard ticket which includes entrance to the Berlin TV Tower with access to the viewing platform or the combined ticket which also allows you to stop at lunch or dinner at the Sphere restaurant. Alternatively, you can opt for a guided tour among the major points of interest of the German capital, including the TV Tower.

Remember that the Fernsehturm is one of the Berlin's most famous attractions. can avoid stress and queues at the ticket office by purchasing a fast entry ticket for the TV Tower.


What to see around the Fernsehturm

Coming down from the tower, the opportunities to continue on visit Berlin certainly not lacking.

Just adjacent to the structure it is possible to enter the splendid MarienKirche, the church of 1200 dedicated to the Virgin. A few steps away is the Berlin Dungeon, for an electrifying and terrifying experience amidst the horrors of history of Berlin. Going in the direction that leads to Museum Island, before the bridge over the River Spree, you can visit the Berlin Aquarium, a beloved attraction for young and old, an ideal experience if you are traveling with the family.

  • The WelcomeCard offers you discounts up to 50% on over 200 Berlin attractions including the TV Tower.

Days and opening times of the Berlin TV Tower

The TV Tower is open every day from March to October from 09.00 to 24.00. From November to February opening is postponed to 10.00 hours.

  • The structure is completely covered so even in the event of adverse weather conditions, the visit remains more than comfortable.
  • The last available ascent is at 23:30 pm.
  • The kitchen closes at 22pm, the bar at 30pm.

Address and how to get there by public transport

The TV Tower is located at Panoramastraße 1A, 10178 Berlin and is easily reachable on foot - if you are already at Alexanderplatz - or with i By public transport.

  • Metropolitan: Underground U5 e U2 via Alexanderplatz U8
  • Train: S-Bahn per Alexanderplatz S5, S7, S75

You are looking for one accommodation at Alexanderplatz? Check out this selection of hotels in the heart of the Mitte district.

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