Attractions & Sights

Attractions & Sights in Berlin

Mauergedenkstätte an der Bernauer Straße in Berlin
Berlin is more than 775 years old and over the decades, all generations have left their monuments and landmarks in town. The densest array of sights in Berlin lies east of the Brandenburg Gate, on either side of Unter den Linden. In the city west visitors should take a look at the broken shard of the Kaiser Wilhelm Gedächtniskirche, which serves as a brutal reminder of World War II. Close by starts the famous boulevard Kurfürstendamm.
Academy of Arts
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Academy of Arts

The Academy of Arts is the oldest and most prestigious cultural institution in Germany. Its tasks are to promote contemporary artistic positions and to safeguard cultural heritage. more

Alexanderplatz
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Alexanderplatz

Alexanderplatz is a central square and traffic junction in Berlin's Mitte district. One of city's the most visited squares, Alexanderplatz is the site of many attractions and sights in Berlin. more

Bebelplatz in Berlin
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Bebelplatz

Bebelplatz is a public square at Unter den Linden boulevard in the Mitte district in Berlin. It was the site of the notorious Nazi book burning in 1933. more

Berliner Dom
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Berlin Cathedral

The Protestant Berlin Cathedral on Museum Island in the Mitte district is Berlin's largest church and one of the major sights in the city's centre. more

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Berlin TV Tower
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Berlin TV Tower

The TV Tower at Alexanderplatz is Berlin's most prominent landmark and the tallest building in Germany. Its steel sphere contains a visitor platform and a revolving restaurant. more

Brandenburg Gate Berlin
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Brandenburg Gate

Brandenburg Gate is Berlin's most famous landmark. A symbol of Berlin and German division during the Cold War, it is now a national symbol of peace and unity. more

Vivid Grand Show
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Must-See in Berlin

Vivid Grand Show is a declaration of love to life. Featuring more than 100 stunning artists on the world’s biggest theater stage. From 27 Sep. more

Checkpoint Charlie
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Checkpoint Charlie

Checkpoint Charlie was the best-known border crossing between East and West Berlin during the Cold War. At the height of the Berlin Crisis in 1961 U.S. and Soviet tanks faced each other here. more

East Side Gallery
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East Side Gallery

The East Side Gallery, one of Berlin's most popular sights, is a former section of the Berlin Wall. Artists have turned it into the largest open-air gallery in the world with over one hundred paintings. more

Filmdrehorte in Berlin
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Gendarmenmarkt

Gendarmenmarkt in the Mitte district is arguably Berlin's most beautiful square. It is the site of three impressive buildings: The German and the French Cathedral and Schinkel's Konzerthaus. more

German Church
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German Church

German Church in Berlin is one of three major buildings at Gendarmenmarkt square in the Mitte district. It holds an exhibition on parliamentary democracy in Germany. more

Hackesche Höfe
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Hackesche Höfe

A rare example of art nouveau architecture in Berlin, the courtyard complex Hackesche Höfe in the Mitte district is a vibrant urban quarter combing art, work, gastronomy and entertainment. more

Jewish Museum
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Jewish Museum

The Jewish Museum is one of the most striking examples of contemporay architecture in Berlin. The three buildings, two of which were designed by Libeskind, display two millennia of German-Jewish history. more

Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church
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Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church

Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church at Breitscheidplatz is one of Berlin's most famous landmarks. The ruin of the old church has been converted into a war memorial. more

Kurfürstendamm
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Kurfürstendamm

The world-famous boulevard in the west of the city, called "Kudamm", is not only a bustling promenade, but is also architecturally and culturally interesting. more

Deutsches Spionagemuseum
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German Spy Museum

A thrilling journey into the fascinating world of spies: Decipher secret codes, find your way through the laser game, see unique gadgets! more

Museum Island
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Museum Island

Museum Island is a unique ensemble of five museums on Spree Island in the district of Mitte in Berlin. The entire complex is listed by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site. more

New Synagogue
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New Synagogue

The New Synagogue on Oranienburger Straße was the main synagogue of the Berlin Jewish community. An important architectural monument of late 19th century Berlin, it is now home to the Centrum Judaicum. more

Potsdamer Platz
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Potsdamer Platz

Potsdamer Platz has been redeveloped as the new centre of Berlin after the fall of the Wall. A bustling traffic intersection in the 1920s, it became desolate after WW II and part of the border strip. more

Red Town Hall
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Red Town Hall

The Red Town Hall (Rotes Rathaus), located in the Mitte district near Alexanderplatz, is one of Berlin's most famous landmarks. It is seat of the Governing Mayor and the Senate of Berlin. more

Reichstag
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Reichstag

The Reichstag building with the famous glass dome is one of the most frequently visited sights in Berlin. It is seat of the German parliament, the Bundestag. more

Siegessäule in Berlin
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Victory Column

The Victory Column with Victoria, the Goddess of Victory in the centre of the Tiergarten is one of Berlin's most famous landmarks and a popular tourist spot. more