Some of us get lost in words, others in visuals. Film maker Wes Anderson’s movies are known for their great narratives but they stand out because of their distinctive visual aesthetics. Royal Tenenbaums, Fantastic Mr. Fox, and Grand Budapest Hotel to name a few of his fantastic flicks. Hazy lighting, a pinch of nostalgia and pastel hues. It’s like you’re inside a fantasy snow globe. What’s not to love? So let’s point you in the right direction for some peachy accidentally Wes Anderson Berlin locations.
So, chances are you’ll be entering Alexanderplatz U-bahn upon your next visit to Berlin. Then make the most of it and when waiting for the subway at Alexanderplatz U-bahn picture yourself in a 1960s styled Wes Anderson movie. A lot of Berlin’s pretty stations could certainly feature in a Wes Anderson movie. But we think Alexanderplatz – with its pastel colour palette and nostalgic feel – has the best cards.
Location Alexanderplatz U-bahn: Dircksenstrasse 2
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When going for that typical Wes Anderson romantic feel, you must certainly visit the Berliner Konzerthaus. Konzerthaus is one of Berlin’s loveliest concert halls located on one of Berlin’s most picturesque squares in Berlin Mitte.
Location Konzerthaus Berlin: Gendarmenmarkt
Deutsches Historisches Museum (German Historical Museum)
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The German Historical Museum is devoted to sharing and understanding the shared history of Germans and Europeans. Its baroque style, pastel hue and symmetric shapes make it the perfect setting for a Wes Anderson movie.
Location German Historical Museum: Unter den Linden 2
Kino International (Cinema International)
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Upon entering this cinema, you feel it’s specialness. The building’s interior is iconic and so visually satisfying. They built the theatre from 1961-1963 in former East Berlin and it has a mix of vintage glamour with crisp aesthetics. So it’s a socialist time travel to 1960s and to top it off; most film posters are hand painted!
Location Kino International: Karl-Marx-Allee 33
Amstel House Hostel Berlin
When talking marvellous accidentally Wes Anderson Berlin sets, the Amstel House Hostel Berlin definitely deserves a shout out here. Its art nouveau symmetric façade and timeless interior that plays with light, symmetry and colours like cotton candy peach and dusty yellows certainly flirt with Wes Anderson’s distinctive fantasy style.
Location Amstel House Hostel Berlin: Waldenserstrasse 31
Haus der Kulturen der Welt (House of World Cultures)
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Meanwhile, this center of globalization and international contemporary art is a landmark certainly fits right inside a Wes Anderson dream. Its bizar slanting roof shape, it’s color scheme and its somewhat anonymous location in Tiergarten make it ideal for Wes’ location scouts.
Location Haus der Kulturen der Welt: John-Foster-Dulles-Allee 10
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