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Brandenburger Tor (Station)

S- und U-Bahnhof Brandenburger Tor
Wall sign at S-Bahn station Unter den Linden, Berlin
Old S-Bahn station wall sign
S-Bahn station Unter den Linden, Berlin
S-Bahn platform

Brandenburger Tor is an S-Bahn and U-Bahn station located on the western end of Unter den Linden near Pariser Platz. Both S-Bahn and U-Bahn stations are underground, and each has a single island platform.

Convenient for

Pariser Platz, Brandenburg Gate, French Embassy in Berlin, Hotel Adlon.

History

The station was originally opened as "Unter den Linden" on May 28, 1936 as the southern terminal of the first section of the north-south S-Bahn tunnel from Humboldthain, which was opened on the same day. (The remaining section of the tunnel via Potsdamer Platz and Anhalter Bahnhof was opened in 1939).

Between 1961 and 1989 it was a so-called ghost station: as only West Berlin trains were able to use the tunnel, the station was closed and sealed off. It was reopened in 1990.

On August 9 2009, together with the opening of the U55, the station received its current name, "Brandenburger Tor" (Brandenburg Gate).

Fare Zone

Brandenburger Tor is in VBB fare zone A.

Lines

 Next stations from Brandenburger Tor
Friedrichstraße S1 Potsdamer Platz
Friedrichstraße S2 Potsdamer Platz
Friedrichstraße S25 Potsdamer Platz
U-Bahn
 Next stations from Brandenburger Tor
Bundestag U55

Hotel Adlon (0.0 km), The Kennedys (0.1 km), Hungarian Embassy (0.1 km), French Embassy in Berlin (0.1 km), Pariser Platz (0.1 km), The British Embassy in Berlin (0.1 km), Brandenburg Gate (0.2 km), Platz des 18. März (0.2 km), Russian Embassy (0.2 km)