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Berlin TV Tower tours and attractions

The huge steel ball of Berlin’s TV Tower (Fernsehturm) is the most conspicuous feature of the city’s skyline and an attraction for more than one milli...

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Berlin hop on hop off bus for 24 or 48-hours with Spree river cruise
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Berlin hop on hop off bus for 24 or 48-hours with Spree river cruise

Discover Berlin for 24 or 48-hours with a hop-on hop-off bus with a 1-hour river cruise included! Get on and off the bus as much as you like to explore the city.

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Berlin Hop-on hop-off sightseeing bus for 24 or 48-hours
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Berlin Hop-on hop-off sightseeing bus for 24 or 48-hours

Discover Berlin for 24 or 48-hours with a hop-on hop-off bus. Get on and off the bus as much as you like to explore the city.

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Berlin Hop-on hop-off Sightseeing-Tour
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See all the famous sights in Berlin from the comfort of a Hop-on hop-off bus. Step on and off the bus at 21 stops to explore the city.

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Hop On - Hop Off sightseeing bus on 2 routes for 24 or 48-hours in Berlin
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Hop On - Hop Off sightseeing bus on 2 routes for 24 or 48-hours in Berlin

Discover Berlin for 24 or 48-hours with a hop-on hop-off bus. Get on and off the bus as much as you like to explore the city.

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The inside story

The huge steel ball of Berlin’s TV Tower (Fernsehturm) is the most conspicuous feature of the city’s skyline and an attraction for more than one million annual visitors. It also has a few secrets.

Containing a revolving restaurant and a panorama floor at 203m (666ft), the ball was the product of pan-European expertise. The windows came from Belgium, the elevators and air-conditioning from Sweden, and the steel cladding from West German steelmaker Krupps. Only 400 people are allowed inside at any one time and all food is whisked up to the restaurant from kitchens at ground level.

When first completed, the ball surprised Berliners and the Communist leader Walter Ulbricht with a strange effect. In sunlight, the dimpled exterior of the ball shows a shining cross that locals called “The Pope’s Revenge” on the atheistic government. Others called the tower “Saint Walter”, while a newspaper of the period named it the ‘Tele-asparagus.” In 2006, the ball was transformed into a giant silver-and- magenta football to celebrate the Football World Cup.

Today, it remains a working TV tower, transmitting 60 different radio and television programs.

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Berlin TV Tower Panoramastraße 1A, 10178 Berlin, Germany Berlin