Was blown away by the sheer size of the Ishtar Gate. We went on a Monday afternoon and didn't have to wait at all to enter. A definite must-see when visiting Berlin.
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This is a wonderful museum to visit in Berlin to give you a taste of the grand architecture of Miletus and Babylon. It also hosts a lovely Islamic art collection (the dome from the Al-Hambra was a surprise to me, but lovely). It is currently...More
Much of this museum is closed including the area with the Pergamon Altar itself. However, what is available to visit is quite magnificent.
If you only visit one museum, it should be the Pergamon. Locked away in East Berlin and inaccessible to Westerners for many years, the museum is now open for everyone. Ishtar 'S Gate of Babylon will amaze you, considered one of the seven wonders of...More
You've seen the photos but the first sight of the Istar gate is awesome; totally unexpected. It's huge and beautiful. The market gate on the other side is equally impressive in its size. The museum also has an impressive collection of Islamic and Middle Eastern...More
We enjoyed being able to see Babylonian artefacts we've never seen them before. The arch was beautiful. We got in fairy quick as we had the Berlin pass so could skip the regular queue where you get tickets inside. There is also a free audioguide...More
its not covered in the berlin card do not be fooled. the wait outside this museum is too much. we did not find it too interesting eithe , i found the ddr andth emuseum of topograhicql errors more better.if u need to see this museum...More
Poor system to enter, museum was packed, even with timed entry. Very unfriendly staff and guards. Wish they would streamline coat check/bag check.
What a fantastic museum. t is so interesting. Of course it was made more so by our animated and knowledgeable guide JJ. Thank you so much for the way you presented this museum to us. I would love to go over and over. The Ishtar...More