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Reviewed 4 August 2018

... historical knowledge. He has a witty humour and gets you the best from the tour. its the grave of big legendary philosophers like Hegel and Marcuse a well as actors, directors and many others. You can get into the building history of Berlin as...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank FOL-1003
Reviewed 17 May 2018

This cemetery is nice, but the chapel is the real attraction. After being damaged in WW2, it has been completely reclaimed and renovated using the talents of world famous light/space artist, James Turrell. The light show (which is closer to meditation time with cool lights...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Wellington24
Reviewed 28 April 2018

It was a beautiful day, sunny and warm, and thus perfect for a visit to a graveyard. Behind the high brick walls of the Dorotheenstadt Cemetery, we found not just the final resting places of such notables as Brecht and Hegel, with their wives, and...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 11 April 2018

It's Germany's version of Paris' Pere Lachaise cemetery. If you like visiting cemeteries, you'll like this one. It's small, so it doesn't take too long to find famous people's graves like Bertholt Brecht. There's also a terrific light show by James Turrell in the chapel.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank 834clydew
Reviewed 25 October 2017

the whole graveyard is very atmospheric and the james turrell installation (selden visitable) is very nice, though certainly not his best work

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Jurgen B
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

This is the resting place of Bertolt Brecht and other artists and poets. A graveyard may not be the first place that springs to mind to visit while on holiday! However if you are in Berlin then you must visit this one. It is a...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed 14 July 2017

We entered through the very lovely French cemetery, and picked up a guide leaflet (in German) which points you to the most famous graves (Brecht, Hegel etc). The scale of some of the tombs is stunning, as is the variety. Beautifully maintained and a tranquil...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank trippingferret
Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

Upon reaching at 8pm sharp on a Sunday, we thought that it was closed but fortunately, it wasnt! Overall, Berlin is such a great place to go to, really rich in history! Miss you already!

Date of experience: June 2017
2  Thank rebecca w
Reviewed 18 March 2017

a corner of peace you wouldn't expect to find in the middle of Berlin, every tomb is a master piece, Brecht , Markuse, Hoffmann are buried here, a piece of our history, a piece of memory......

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank AlbertoS59
Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

Cemeteries perhaps from nature isn't the most enchanting places to see but there are exceptions here and there and finding a celebrity is always worth a walk. Anyway this is a true gem that you should put high on the priority list when in Berlin....More

Date of experience: August 2016
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I am so sorry I don't know what are you taling about.... Terrel Light Exhibit??????
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