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.
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

Berlin TV Tower
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Berlin TV Tower and Alexanderplatz

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

Eduardo Paolozzi
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Exhibitions in Berlin

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

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

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

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

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

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

KaDeWe
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KaDeWe

The KaDeWe is Berlin's largest and most famous department store. Its 60,000 square meters of retail space and gourmet floor attract visitors from all over the world. more