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Berlin Cathedral Accessibility

  4 Star Sage AccessibilityPicture of the Berlin Cathedral

The Berlin Cathedral is located on museum island and can be accessed via an elevator through the side entrance on the left (north) side of the building. Press the button at the gate and tell them “eek hah-buh ein roll-shtool”. Someone will come down to take you up in the elevator.

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Is there an accessible entrance?  Yes
Where is it located? On the north side of the building (if you are facing the building, it is on the left)The left side of the building (north side) has an intercom to call a staff member to let you into the elevator.

Are there steps to get into the building? No. At the gate you can use the intercom to have someone let you in. Proceed to the right around the corner where there is an elevator.

Is the door push/pull, revolving, automated by a button, or motion activated? This is the step-free entrance on the north side of the building a staff member will let you into.Pull door

Where is the closest place that cars/taxis can drop-off people? West of the cathedral on Am Lustgarten street

Are there cobblestones or hills leading to the entrance? No cobblestones and no hillsInterior of the Berlin Cathedral.

What percentage of the attraction can be viewed without having to go up steps? Most of it. I wasn’t able to get an answer when I called and spoke to the woman in my broken German. If you know the answer, please let me know!

Which parts are not accessible? I think just the altar..maybe the choir balcony too. I wasn’t able to get an answer when I called and spoke to the woman in my broken German. If you know the answer, please let me know!

Are there loaner wheelchairs? No

Is there an accessible bathroom? Yes
Is the door wide enough for a wheelchair? Yes
Are there grab bars? Yes
Is there a space to position a wheelchair next to the toilet? Yes

Are there guided tours that don’t have to go up stepsYes but only for large groups. Use the audioguide instead.

Does advance notice need to be given for…
…handicapped parking? No
…opening of an accessible entrance? No, but you will need to use the intercom once you get there.
…loaner wheelchairs? No
…accessible tours? No

Is there a discount for someone with a disability and/or their companion? Yes, reduced from 8 euros to 6 euros.

Address: Am Lustgarten 1, 10178 Berlin-Mitte
Telephone: 49 (0)30 202 69 136

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