The Berlin Television Tower (Berliner Fernsehturm) is located in the Mitte district, near Alexanderplatz.
Tower was built in 1965-1969 by the government of the German Democratic Republic (GDR). This TV tower is higher by more than 220 meters than the old tower, which was built in the 20s of the XX century.
The height of the tower is 368 meters (with an antenna), it is the highest structure in Germany.
In addition to its main function - television and radio channel broadcast, Berlin Tower is also an observation platform with a wonderful view to the whole city. The observation deck is located at an altitude of 203 meters.
How to get
Exact address: Panoramastraße 1A, 10178 Berlin, Germany
The entrance to the TV tower is located directly opposite the exit Gontardstraße of Alexanderplatz station.
- Buses: TXL, M48, 100, 200, 248, N5, N8
- S-Bahn (commuter trains): S5, S7, S75
- U-Bahn (metro): U2, U5, U8
- Trams: M4, M5, M6, M2
- Regional trains: RE1, RE2, RE7, RB14
Opening hours and ticket price
Ticket Prices 2020
- Adults € 17.50
- children € 9.50 (aged 4-14 years) / children 0-3 years old - free of charge
- students € 14.00 (upon presentation of student).
There are also quick access tickets and tickets to the restaurant - to avoid general queue. For more information about these types of tickets, check the official website.
TV tower is open every day:
- from March to October from 9.00 to midnight
- from November to February from 10.00 to midnight
Last entrance at 23.30, the last visit to the restaurant - at 23.00
Safety Rules and Restrictions
The main limitations are listed in the image below:
You can not carry large bulk items, maximum bag or backpack size is 60 * 30cm, it is not allowed with to go there pets, sharp objects (tripods are also prohibited), strollers and alcohol.