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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

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

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 »

German Spy Museum

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

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

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

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

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 »

Berlin's biggest show

Friedrichstadt-Palast - The One
Pure glamour with costumes by Jean Paul Gaultier. More than 100 artists on the biggest theatre stage in the world. "The One" Grand Show at Friedrichstadt-Palast. more »
Checkpoint Charlie

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

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 »

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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

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 »

jewish berlin

Jewish Berlin

In Berlin the long tradition of Jewish religion, Jewish culture and Jewish lifestyle was once visible in many places - and is celebrating a revival. Where to find old and new traces of Jewish life in Berlin. more »
Hackesche Höfe

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

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 »

The most unforgettable view of the whole of Berlin

Berliner Fernsehturm
368 m high, the world famous Berlin television tower is shaping the silhouette of the city.
In just 40 seconds you are at 203 m. Be fascinated by the view! more »
Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church

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 »

Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe

Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe

The Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe or Holocaust Memorial near Brandenburg Gate commemorates the up to six million Jewish victims of the Nazi Holocaust. more »

Museum Island

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

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

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

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

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

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 »

Zoo Berlin

Zoo Berlin

One of Berlin's most prominent landmarks, the Berlin Zoological Garden is Germany's oldest zoo. It is considered to contain the most comprehensive collection of species in the world. more »

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