Berlin is the capital and largest city of Germany by both area and population. Its 3,769,495 inhabitants make it the most populous city proper of the European Union. The city is one of Germany's 16 federal states.
Potsdamer Platz is an important public square and traffic intersection in the center of Berlin, Germany, lying about 1 km south of the Brandenburg Gate and the Reichstag, and close to the southeast corner of the Tiergarten park.Learn more Book this experience
Berlin Cathedral is the common name for the Evangelical Supreme Parish and Collegiate Church in Berlin, Germany. It is located on Museum Island in the Mitte borough. Construction of the current building began in 1894 and was completed in 1905.Learn more Book this experience
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The Brandenburg Gate is an 18th-century neoclassical monument in Berlin, built on the orders of Prussian king Frederick William II after the temporary restoration of order during the Batavian Revolution.Learn more Book this experience
Alexanderplatz is a large public square and transport hub in the central Mitte district of Berlin. The square is named after the Russian Tsar Alexander I and is often referred to simply as Alex, which also denotes the larger neighbourhood stretching from Mollstraße in the northeast to Spandauer Straße and the Rotes Rathaus in the southwest.Learn more Book this experience
The Kunsthaus Tacheles was an art center in Berlin, Germany, a large building and sculpture park on Oranienburger Straße in the district known as Mitte.View on Google Maps Book this experience
The Gendarmenmarkt is a square in Berlin and the site of an architectural ensemble including the Berlin concert hall and the French and German Churches. In the centre of the square stands a monumental statue of poet Friedrich Schiller.Learn more Book this experience
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Charlottenburg Palace is a Baroque palace in Berlin, located in Charlottenburg, a district of the Charlottenburg-Wilmersdorf borough. The palace was built at the end of the 17th century and was greatly expanded during the 18th century. It includes much lavish internal decoration in baroque and rococo styles.View on Google Maps Book this experience
The Kaufhaus des Westens, usually abbreviated to KaDeWe, is a department store in Berlin. With over 60,000 square metres of selling space and more than 380,000 articles available, it is the second largest department store in Europe after Harrods in London.View on Google Maps Book this experience
The Bode Museum is one of the group of museums on Museum Island in Berlin, Germany. It was designed by architect Ernst von Ihne and completed in 1904.Learn more Book this experience
The Lustgarten is a park on Museum Island in central Berlin, near the site of the former Berliner Stadtschloss of which it was originally a part.Learn more Book this experience
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Tegelberg is a mountain of Bavaria, Germany. It is a part of the Ammergau Alps. The nearest town is Füssen. Neuschwanstein Castle and Hohenschwangau Castle are about 2 km away.Learn more Book this experience
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Krumme Lanke is a lake in the south west of Berlin, in the Steglitz-Zehlendorf borough of the city and on the edge of the Grunewald forest. After Nikolassee and the neighbouring Schlachtensee, it is the southernmost of the Grunewald chain of lakes.Learn more Book this experience
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Berlin Schönefeld Airport was the secondary international airport of Berlin, the capital of Germany. It was located 18 km southeast of Berlin near the town of Schönefeld in the state of Brandenburg and bordered Berlin's southern boundary.Learn more
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The Müggelsee, also known as the Großer Müggelsee, is a lake in the eastern suburbs of Berlin, the capital city of Germany. It is the largest of the Berlin lakes by area, with an area of 7.4 square kilometres, a length of 4.3 kilometres and a breadth of 2.6 kilometres.Learn more Book this experience
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Why travel to Berlin?
Berlin, the capital city of Germany, is a fascinating blend of history, culture, and modernity. It is a city with a rich past, which is reflected in its architecture, museums, and historical sites. Traveling to Berlin provides an opportunity to explore the remnants of the Berlin Wall, visit world-class museums and galleries, and experience the vibrant nightlife and culinary scene.
How to get there?
Berlin is well connected by air, rail, and road networks. The city has two airports: Berlin-Tegel (TXL) and Berlin-Schönefeld (SXF), which are served by major airlines from around the world. Train connections are available from other European cities through Deutsche Bahn, the German national railway. Buses and car rentals are also options for getting to Berlin.
What to book in advance?
To make the most of your trip, consider booking the following in advance:
1. A guided city tour – There are numerous walking, bike, and bus tours available that cater to various interests, such as history, street art, food, and culture.
2. Museum tickets – Pre-purchase tickets for popular museums, like the Pergamon Museum, to avoid long queues.
3. Berlin WelcomeCard – This card offers unlimited access to public transport and discounts at many attractions.
What are the costs?
Berlin is relatively affordable compared to other European capital cities. Accommodation ranges from budget hostels to high-end hotels. Mid-range restaurants offer meals for around €10-20, while public transportation is reasonably priced. Entrance fees for attractions vary, with many museums costing €10-20.
What are the best things to do?
1. Visit the iconic Brandenburg Gate, a symbol of unity and peace.
2. Explore the East Side Gallery, a section of the Berlin Wall transformed into an open-air gallery.
3. Discover the history of the Holocaust at the Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe.
4. Wander around Museum Island, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, featuring five world-renowned museums.
5. Relax in Tiergarten, Berlin's largest park, and visit the nearby Reichstag building.
Where to eat?
1. Mustafas Gemüse Kebap – A legendary street food stand known for its mouthwatering döner kebabs.
2. Curry 36 – A popular spot for classic German currywurst.
3. Zur letzten Instanz – A historic restaurant serving traditional German cuisine.
Where to stay?
1. Generator Berlin Mitte – A trendy budget-friendly hostel in a central location.
2. Hotel Indigo Berlin – A stylish mid-range hotel in the city center.
3. Hotel Adlon Kempinski – A luxurious 5-star hotel near the Brandenburg Gate.
Off the beaten path:
For an unusual travel experience, visit Teufelsberg, an abandoned Cold War-era listening station located on a man-made hill. This former spy station is now a haven for street artists and offers stunning panoramic views of Berlin. Guided tours are available, providing insights into the site's history and its transformation into an unconventional art gallery.
This is the land of sauerkraut, potatoes, herring, sausages, or grated horseradish, a place of culinary bliss. Many Berliners are vegetarians (or vegans or flexitarian), so there are plenty of places dedicated to them.
The former Berlin airport has been converted into a park since May 2010. Located in the south of the city, the Tempelhof airport is one of the largest parks
where you can go sand yachting, kitesurfing, walk past community gardens, and of course picnic.
The Berlin Music Festival takes place here!
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