Top 10 Berlin Sights and Attractions

Top 10 Berlin Sights and Attractions

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Brandenburg Gate, Checkpoint Charlie, Museum Island and more: A trip to Berlin wouldn't be complete without visiting these attractions and sights.
Frühlingswetter in Berlin
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Brandenburg Gate

The 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 TV Tower
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Berlin TV Tower and Alexanderplatz

The TV Tower on Alexanderplatz is Berlin's most prominent landmark and the tallest building in Germany. Its steel sphere contains an observation platform and a gourmet restaurant. 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

Zukunft der Stiftung Preußischer Kulturbesitz
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Museum Island

Museum Island is a unique ensemble of five museums in the center of Berlin. The entire complex is listed by as a Unesco World Heritage Site. more

Filmdrehorte in Berlin
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Gendarmenmarkt

Gendarmenmarkt is arguably Berlin's most beautiful square and the site of three impressive buildings: the German Cathedral, the French Cathedral, and the Konzerthaus. more

Holocaust-Mahnmal
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Holocaust Memorial

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

Reichstag
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Reichstag

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

Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church
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Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church

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

Siegessäule in Berlin
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Victory Column

From a symbol of Prussian military victory to a popular tourist spot: Berlin's Victory Column has reinvented itself through the ages. more

East Side Gallery
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East Side Gallery

After the German reunification, artists have turned this former stretch of the Berlin Wall into the largest open-air gallery in the world. more

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See the best museum, art and photography exhibitions at Berlin's top museums, galleries and event venues. more