Top 5 picks
We would like to give you some unforgettable and beautiful tips for our favourite neighbourhoods in the capital. There is a lot to discover. That is why only our Berlin recommendations have entered this list. But before Berlin’s attractions, every visitor should have seen it at least once. We have collected our Top 5 for you, so you have at least once worked on the standard program.
TV tower: the most famous viewpoint of the city is probably the television tower. This is definitely part of the Berlin city journey. It is advisable to book tickets online to avoid waiting time. A walk through the government district and a visit to the Reichstag dome should be part of every first trip to Berlin. Please note that you must book online.
Immerse yourself in the history of Berlin: walk along the Berlin Wall: are you interested in the history of Berlin and its separation? Perhaps a walk along the former Berlin Wall could be something for you. Since the former border of the GDR was 160 km long, we recommend that you limit yourself to one part. The best place to walk along the former wall is, of course, the East Side Gallery on the banks of the Spree river, where you can admire the decorated remains. In the historic heart of Berlin lies the famous Museum Island, which is undoubtedly one of the most important museum complexes in the world, not only for the famous Nefertiti bust. Here you will find various museums that are not only very busy in bad weather.
The following museums belong to the Museum Island of Berlin: the Altes Museum, the Neues Museum, the Alte Nationalgalerie, the Bode-Museum and the Pergamonmuseum. Between 1961 and 1990, Checkpoint Charlie was one of the ways to travel from West Berlin to East Berlin or vice versa. Located on Friedrichsstraße, Checkpoint Charlie has become a popular destination for tourists who want to learn more about Berlin’s history and experience it on the spot.
Berlin Insider Tips: The place to stay in summer – “Haubentaucher” Designed by the producers as a “solarium in the style of the Côte d’Azur in the 60s”, the “Haubentaucher” has a green garden room, a small beach and of course the solarium with pool. The former maintenance hall of the German Reichsbahn, which borders directly on the outside area, has been restored to a location for events, bars and clubs. In addition to clubs and concerts, there are regular yoga classes by the pool, Easy Sunday Pool stop and chill out to relax, as well as various events from food markets to fashion shows.
Berlin Mitte is certainly also the home of Berlin’s most famous monuments. Here you will find the Berlin TV Tower, the Red Town Hall, the Castle Bridge and the famous “Unter den Linden” street. In addition to Humboldt University, this street also houses the Kronprinzenpalais, the Staatsoper and the Neue Wache. If the weather is nice, we recommend a trip to the Tiergarten for a walk. It is also nice to rent rowing boats and take a cruise on the lake. Alternatively, you can rent bicycles and take a ride in the park.
Live Escape Games are totally fashionable. Here you can experience a new adventure almost every month. Quickly save the world? Are you leaving a prison? Or are you in the wake of Sherlock Holmes? Everything is possible. But what are the live escape games? They are the modern detective and puzzle games. You and your friends, family or colleagues are gathered in a luxuriously furnished room. Here now you have an hour to solve a puzzle.
Berlin is famous for many beautiful places. The Berlin Wall, which once separated East and West, the KaDeWe (Kaufhaus des Westens), the flea market in the Mauerpark, the Oberbaumbrücke and the wonderful Spree.
But even those who leave the city for a while can discover wonderful places: boat cruise Slipping on the water is probably the best way to explore a city. In Berlin, there are 100 different ways to discover and enjoy the city from the water. The tour along the Berlin Cathedral to the central station and return to Friedrichstraße or a trip of 7 lakes. Perfect for a quiet vacation. An excursion to the Teufelsberg also offers a fantastic journey into the past. You should definitely have seen the most famous ruined mountain in Berlin. Here you can really walk for hours in the area and through the old walls and discover many great works of art. It is also possible to visit the ruined American listening station on the summit. Of course from the roof terrace, you can also enjoy a great view of the city and the surrounding Grunewald. In any case, you should bring a camera with a full battery, because here is the opportunity for one or two photo sessions. You are more in nature and in plants: the botanical garden offers 43 hectares for walking and learning and is not only a highlight in summer. Even in winter, you can discover the flora of Africa, Australia, East Asia, the tropics and the Mediterranean along the Season Trail. If you are now exhausted from all the tips and have no clue about the city, we can definitely recommend a Hop-On-Hopp-Off bus tour to get a rough overview and some facts about our capital.