Things to see in Berlin
Tips from real travelers about attractions and what to see in Berlin.
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The Brandenburg Gate is very beautiful, very well-lit, and full of tourists who walk and or are mounted on horse-drawn carriages, which makes everything even more beautiful. It is a symbol of freedom and unification of the two Germa...
The Reichstag building (where the German parliament meets) is located in the district of Tiergarten, Berlin. The way the building looks now is due to several renovations, and especially the work of British architect Norman Foster in...
The "Berliner Dom" is a Lutheran Church and is located in Berlin Mitte, the place by the Spree River where this beautiful city was founded. It isn´t super old as it was built between 1895 and 1905 by the order of William II and desi...
Few monuments built in the memory of victims are able to convey a feeling as deep as this one does. Solemn and eerie, walking through it gives you an intense feeling of loneliness that completely invades you. Located in the city cen...
The triumphal entrance to Pergamon Museum in Berlin is only the beginning of the museum the altar of Zeus at Pergamum. The city of Pergamum is located near Troy, in Turkey, and its history is mixed with the mythology of the settleme...
Checkpoint Charlie is the name given by the Western Allies to the border established between East Berlin and West Berlin during the Cold War. Checkpoint Charlie became a symbol of the Cold War, which led to the division of the two G...
After haggling a bit, I bought a beautiful green coat for just 3 euros. It was the middle of spring and the weather was so terrific in the Prenzlauer Berg district of Berlin. I had to take advantage of the streets and bring euros to...
Berlin was my second stop in my Europe trip. The place I spent the most time was the Berlin Wall. I would sit in thought and reflection as to the events surrounding this monument.
A wonderful park in Berlin that should not be missed and I recommend cycling across it as it's very large (the largest in the city) and thus it's easier to get an overall idea. It's curious how at the weekend the Tiergarten is full ...
Tacheles is a large building located in the Mitte-Scheunenviertel, "squatters-section," home to a lot of artists and artisans. Admission is free. You can come and walk around the building quietly and respectfully because the people ...
As our visit to Berlin was in February, we found Unter Den Linden covered in snow. We read many references on the boulevard and, despite the weather, we enjoyed its charm and beauty. Absolutely recommended!
I was in Berlin 4 months ago and visited the Kunhaus, or squat. I read that it has been sold to a German hotel chain to build a mid-priced hotel. I encourage you to go to Berlin to visit it as it's days are numbered.
The neighborhood of Kreuzberg, whose name comes from the union of the words cross and mountain, refers to a small hill, near Viktoria Park, that is crowned by a cross. During the separation of the two Germanies the district was divi...
The triumphal column at the end of Tiergarten park is great and can be seen along the entire Grosser Stern Avenue. Although not very large it fits perfectly with the area's spirit: wide avenues, magnificent parks and major buildings...
Hackescher Square is located besides the River Spree on the other side of Museum Island. It's a nice place to go out at night for a drink. There are several restaurants, such as a Spanish tapas restaurant, and another with Asian cui...
This was a cool section of the Berlin wall that is still standing. Graffiti artists have done an amazing job with the different stories on each section of the wall. Sadly some people have defaced the artwork, but you can still make ...
Wars are hated for destroying human lives, but the monuments that arise from them are often gems. It is strange and paradoxical to think what is capable of building the human being can be, in turn what can destroy it. This is the ca...
A true icon of Classical Greece, the totem of philosophers, as I love Greek art and studied philosophy I was doubly impressed! It's not a question of artistic genius, or of knowing that originally this bust was at the entrance of th...
One of Berlin's cosmopolitan hearts, a true hive of activity. Make Alexanderplatz your launching point to sample the overwhelming variety of shops (Berliners have transformed window displays into gallery-worthy affairs), bars, and r...
The Sachsenhausen concentration camp, located in the town of Oranienburg, was built by the Nazis in 1936 to confine or massively liquidate political opponents, Jews, Gypsies, homosexuals, prisoners of war and Jehovah's Witnesses. Ap...
This is situated between the rivers Spree and Kupfergraben channel, and consists of five buildings: The Altes Museum, the Neues Museum, the Alte Nationalgalerie, the Bode-Museum and Pergaminmuseum. The five museums reflect the histo...
Located at Potsdamer Platz, this was completed in 2000 to house the offices of the company Sony in Berlin. It consists of seven buildings in which there are cinemas and offices, restaurants, shops and other entertainment venues. The...
Getting to Berlin and taking a boat ride on the River Speer is a wonderful experience as you see much of the city from the boat, both ultra modern buildings and old factories that give a special air to Berlin, also the parks. If you...
In plain parisian Berlin, which at the time was the area of french occupation after the war, you will find the Lafayette Galleries, which was built in 1996 by Jean Nouvel. The visit is interesting from an architectural point of view.
If you're in Berlin, it is best to book a morning or afternoon for a walk in the Charlottenburg Palace. It is very different from the modern Berlin we are used to .. When the city was largely destroyed in World War II, it was an old...
Republic Square is one of the largest in all of Berlin. Contemplating the Reichstag at the end of the vast esplanade of grass is spectacular. Especially if you consider the history of this place. During the years of World War II, du...
This church is one of the most visited in Berlin as it's very close to the Red Town Hall and TV Tower (Toothpick). It has undergone several reconstructions and changes, most of the current structure is XV-XVI century. This building,...
Nikolai Church is the oldest religious building in the historical center and, although closed in 2008 for renovations, it is worth visiting just for its surroundings. You can go back to a small German neighborhood of the Middle Ages...
This place is in the Jewish quarter of Berlin. Just outside the entrance also can enter (I forget the name) that have patios shops in every yard, between the blocks. There is an exhibition on mechanical machines like metal bird that...
For people who like electronic music, Techno and Minimal especially, this is a must if passing through Berlin. Berghain is a former power station which we had heard of before traveling to Berlin, so one afternoon we decided to take ...
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