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Spandau Citadel (Spandauer Zitadelle )

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This was a lovely place to visit and spent half a day here. The history of the Citadel and Spandau... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Robert S
Brisbane, Australia
lovely fortress

the fortress looks very nice, especially in the nature surrounding (green surfaces and the river... read more

Reviewed September 23, 2018
Zagreb, Croatia
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Am Juliusturm, Berlin, Germany
Spandau (Borough)
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a lovely place to visit and spent half a day here. The history of the Citadel and Spandau in relation to the history of Berlin and Germany was interesting. The ticket cost was reasonable and covered a number of exhibitions in the grounds;...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed November 27, 2018

Maybe it was due to our guide (and his poor English knowledge), but I expected more from the Spandau Citadel. Views are nice, the collection somewhat limited.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed October 27, 2018

The citadel is located in the pretty surroundings of Spandau. We went for the medieval festival and had great fun. it's a perfect setting for the stalls and entertainment. we climbed to the top of the tower and there were some brilliant views of the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed September 23, 2018

the fortress looks very nice, especially in the nature surrounding (green surfaces and the river). it was under siege by the swedish troops in the 17th century, and it was captured by the French troops in 1806. At the end of the world war II...More

Date of experience: November 2017
2  Thank purger23
Reviewed July 30, 2018

Great outdoor venue for a great concert. Brilliant acoustics and magical setting in the evening light. The outbound traffic from TXL made the picture complete.

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank iWiebe
Reviewed July 11, 2018

I took a group of 16 American high school students here for a couple hours and they all had a fantastic time exploring the building and seeing the bats. We don't have buildings like this in Seattle, so it is a fantastic and hands on...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed July 9, 2018

Went to see an evening concert at the Citadel - it was a fabulous venue for the concert and provided a most unusual setting that complimented the event.

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank kenlB1578ZE
Reviewed July 6, 2018

Came to Berlin and stayed in Spandau to attend the NiN gig at the Spandauer Zitadelle. Excellent venue for music. The acoustics were brilliant. The prices for beer weren't to extreme for a venue either. Upon leaving - be warned - there is quite a...More

Date of experience: July 2018
3  Thank Sazzybee
Reviewed June 27, 2018

We attended a Runrig gig here in June 2018. Fantastic venue with great sound. Would definitely recommend this place.

Date of experience: June 2018
2  Thank Mcwilltraveller
Reviewed June 10, 2018

Called into this attraction in early morning. Amazing place with quite a history. The display in the Commanders room is excellent. The display was not afraid to mention WW2 and the role that the building played. The highlight for me was the walk up the...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Kevin W
June 13, 2018|
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Hi Kevin; There were no concerts on whilst I was there being in the middle of winter! But there is a restaurant and a cafe both serving alcohol, and knowing the Berliners and their love of beer, I can't believe there... More