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Great architecture from DDR time

This must be one of luxury place in the DDR. So nostalgic and very nice ambiance. The quality of... read more

Reviewed 2 May 2018
Berlin, Germany
via mobile
Nice local cinema

Great international/English cinema, small and cozy theater with reasonable prices and snacks at the... read more

Reviewed 11 April 2018
Austin, Texas
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1 May 2018
“Great architecture from DDR time ”
11 Apr 2018
“Nice local cinema ”
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Reviewed 2 May 2018 via mobile

This must be one of luxury place in the DDR. So nostalgic and very nice ambiance. The quality of the cinema also very good compare to many other cinemas in the city of Berlin. So well recommended to film , architecture and history lovers

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Reviewed 11 April 2018 via mobile

Great international/English cinema, small and cozy theater with reasonable prices and snacks at the counter. Much better than a big chain movie theater.

Thank mconyngham
Reviewed 25 March 2018

We were booked to see a film but unfortunately missed out as our flight was delayed. We were allowed to look around the building. There was a wooden dated decor inside and an observation floor looking out over the city,. There were also large glass/crystal...More

Thank Jules4701
Reviewed 18 September 2017

There's no popcorn, no gallons of fizzy drinks, no huge queues and no astronomical prices. Both exterior and interior of the Kino International are exactly as they were in GDR times. It's not difficult to imagine people under a socialist regime coming to view the...More

1  Thank trippetytrip
Reviewed 11 January 2017

Kino International apparently used to be the no. 1 cinema in East Germany and luckily the interior has been keep in a period style with retro furniture and the dimmed lighting reminded me of East Germany. You can also have a leisurely drink beforehand at...More

2  Thank Karen T
Reviewed 4 January 2017

This cinema is great. It feels like diving in some sort of GDR luxury nostalgia, the interior is amazing!

1  Thank Mel_the_globetrotter
Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

This great movie theatre is supposed to be renovated in the 90ies, but the breath from the East German culture elite still lingers. The enormous crystal lamps in the luguber lobby bar are shaded by tar from all cigarettes. The chairs are still smelling. No...More

1  Thank t_esping
Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

We popped over here after a suggestion from a photographer we met who told us to go and look at the architecture. We came and sat here for an hour or so and enjoyed the beautiful building and a few beers. We were the only...More

1  Thank JessicaB9173
Reviewed 17 February 2016

A visit KINO INTERNATIONAL is a must – even if you don’t like the film. The movie theater is very typical for it time and context of the prestige cinema in the cold war. Interior and decorating are original and sets the environment. If you...More

1  Thank A S H
Reviewed 8 February 2016

Unfortunately I wasn't able to catch a film here but did have a drink in the bar on the first floor to shelter from the rain. I had read about the history of this place in that it was a the vanue for film premieres...More

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The centre of Berlin, Mitte is most famous for sights
like the Brandenburg Gate, Alexanderplatz, and Museum
Island. The central location makes this one of the
city's most expensive places to live. It is here the
oldest traces of the city can be found, and evidence
of some significant transformations, as well. The
gangsters that once ruled the impoverished streets
between Alexanderplatz and Hackescher Markt have given
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