The Brandenburg Gate (German: Brandenburger Tor [ˈbʁandn̩ˌbʊʁɡɐ ˈtoːɐ̯] ⓘ) is an 18th-century neoclassical monument in Berlin, built on the orders of the King of Prussia Frederick William II after restoring the Orangist power by suppressing the Dutch popular unrest.
Learn how the Brandenburg Gate, a symbol of Berlin's history and culture, has played a key role in some of the most significant moments in modern history. From Napoleon's statue to Hitler's march, from Kennedy's speech to Reagan's challenge, from Lenny's concert to the fall of the Wall, discover how this iconic landmark has been shaped by events and people.
Brandenburg Gate, the only remaining town gate of Berlin, Germany, standing at the western end of the avenue Unter den Linden. It has served as a symbol of both the division of Germany and the country’s reunification and is one of Berlin’s most-visited landmarks.
Learn about the history, architecture and symbolism of the Brandenburg Gate, a classicist monument that was once a symbol of division and now a symbol of reunification. Find out how to visit the gate, see the Quadriga and enjoy the surrounding area of Pariser Platz.
Learn about the Brandenburg Gate, one of the first landmarks that come to mind when thinking of Germany. It reflects the country's turbulent past and its peaceful achievements like no other landmark in Germany. Discover how it was built, what it means, and what events shaped its history.
The Brandenburg Gate is one of the most iconic sights in today’s vibrant Berlin. More than just Berlin’s only surviving historical city gate, this site came to symbolise Berlin’s Cold War division into East and West – and, since the fall of the Wall, a reunified Germany.