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Schiller Monument

Gendarmenmarkt | Vor dem Schauspielhaus, 10117 Berlin, Germany
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One of the leading figures of Weimar Classicism

Friedrich Schiller (1788–1805) was a German writer. Schiller and Goethe were the leading figures... read more

Reviewed January 6, 2018
liucy752
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Taipei, Taiwan
Its a lovely little fountian

Its a nice thing to quickly look at as you walk to/past the concert hall and playhouses. For people... read more

Reviewed May 19, 2017
Bastian F
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Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia
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Gendarmenmarkt | Vor dem Schauspielhaus, 10117 Berlin, Germany
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Reviewed January 6, 2018

Friedrich Schiller (1788–1805) was a German writer. Schiller and Goethe were the leading figures of Weimar Classicism, a cultural and literary movement. Four women sit on the edges of the basins represent the writer’s main areas of creative activity. poetry, tragedy, history, and philosophy, ....More

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Reviewed May 19, 2017

Its a nice thing to quickly look at as you walk to/past the concert hall and playhouses. For people who like fountains of famous people then its one to add to the list....I wouldn't go too far out of the way though.

Thank Bastian F
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Reviewed April 14, 2017 via mobile

We took a bicitaxi that took us here, the monument itself doesnt take you more than 5 minutes. Visit if you are near !

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Reviewed March 21, 2017

The monument is a beautiful attraction, located between the French Cathedral and the State Opera House. The Schiller Monument is a free attraction, and it along with the surrounding buildings is well worth the visit.

Thank Phill N
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Reviewed January 18, 2017

An interesting attraction to see at Gendarmenmarkt is the Monument to Friedrich Schiller situated directly in front of Konzerthaus in the centre of the square. This monument was created by German sculptor Reinhold Begas and unveiled in 1871. The statue is of Schiller, the 18th...More

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Reviewed December 28, 2016

This monument is situated in the middle of Gendarmenmarkt and the Christmas market was surrounding the monument when we visited. It is a very large monument so stood proud among the stalls.

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Reviewed August 13, 2016

At the centre of one of the most beautiful historic squares of Berlin, the Gendarmenmarkt (designed by Georg Christian Unger in 1777), the statue of Friedrich Schiller, the famous German poet was originally created as a fountain but was dismantled in 1936 when Gendarmenmarkt became...More

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Reviewed June 27, 2016

The square itself by our view is the nicest in Berlin. The statue of the famous poet is a nice landmark.

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Reviewed April 28, 2016 via mobile

Quite lovely statue dedicated to famous poet. Very suitable location, being on Gendarmenmarkt, one of the prettiest places in Berlin.

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Reviewed October 2, 2015 via mobile

This lovely monument stands elegantly in the Gendarmenmarkt, right in front of the Konzerthaus. It has a central statue which depicts the famous German language poet, historian, dramatist, lyricist and philosopher Friedrich Schiller affixed on a square base . The base is encompassed by four...More

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