Charlottenburg : Landmarks
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The Charlottenburg District is situated north of the famous Kurfürstendamm, one of Berlin's major shopping areas that developed in the West during the years that Berlin was divided. The Charlottenburg district has a number of famous landmarks, perhaps the best known being Schloss Charlottenburg, an elegant palace commisioned in 1695 by Queen Sophie Charlotte. This part of Berlin is also home to some fine bookshops, bars and restaurants, mainly around the Savignyplatz.

Charlottenburg Landmarks
Schloss Charlottenburg
Luisenplatz, Berlin D-14059
Tel: + 49 30 3209 11

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Opening Times:
Tuesday to Friday 09:00 am to 5:00 pm
Saturday and Sunday 10:00 am to 5:00 pm

Combination Ticket 15DM
Schloss Charlottenburg Picture

Schloss Charlottenburg was commissioned in 1695 by Queen Sophie Charlotte. This amazing palace was once a summer retreat for the Queen; with its beautiful gardens and numerous romantic paintings it is easy to see why it was popular with German royalty. The palace is now open to the public and is a major tourist attraction. Visitors can tour the gardens and palace and enjoy the many interesting works of art by German Romantic artists.

Egyptian Museum
Schloss-Strasse 70, Berlin D-14059
Tel: + 49 30 3209 11
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Opening Times:
Monday to Thursday 09:00 am to 05:00 pm
Fri day to Sunday 10:00 am to 5:00 pm

This museum exhibits a large collection of fascinating Egyptian sculptures, paintings and other artefacts from Amarna, the ancient Egyptian city. The museum's most famous piece is the 3300-year-old bust of Queen Nefertiti which is made from Berlin green stone.

Picture supplied by the Berlin Tourist Board

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