It is impossible to imagine the cultural history of Europe without the carpets and tapestries produced by Islamic cultures. The Museum for Islamic Art invites visitors to experience these vivid carpets and tapestrieswith all their senses. more
The Pergamon Museum is one of Berlin's "must see" museums. It was built between 1910 and 1930 by Ludwig Hoffmann, based on the designs of Alfred Messel, as the last of the five museum buildings. Designed as a three-wing complex, the Pergamon today houses three museums: the Collection of Classical Antiquities with the architecture halls and the sculpture wing, the Museum of the Ancient Near East and the Museum of Islamic Art.