Berlin in Pictures

Berlinale 2024 (1)

Stars of the Berlinale 2024

Saoirse Ronan, Kristen Stewart, Cillian Murphy, Rooney Mara, Kristen Stewart, Matt Damon, Sebastian Stan and more: the Berlinale 2024 is once again attracting numerous international stars to Berlin.  more

Von Odessa nach Berlin (3)

From Odessa to Berlin

From mid-February 2024, the Berlin Gemäldegalerie presents a focussed selection of paintings from the Odessa Museum of Western and Eastern Art. The occasion is the second anniversary of the Russian attack on Ukraine.  more

Josephine Baker. Icon in Motion (7)

Josephine Baker: Icon in Motion

The exhibition in the Neue Nationalgalerie sheds light on Josephine Baker's work in dance, music, film and her role as a resistance fighter, civil rights activist and leading cultural figure.  more

Grüne Woche 2024 (2)

International Green Week Berlin 2024

Impressions: The 88th edition of the Green Week, a leading international trade fair for food, agriculture and horticulture, takes place from January 19 to 28, 2024.  more

Banksy: A Vandal turned Idol (4)

Banksy: A Vandal turned Idol

The unauthorised Banksy exhibition at Berlin's Kleisteck shows 18 original works and 43 original prints from private collectors' collections.  more

Christmas Garden 2023 (2)

Christmas Garden 2023

At the Christmas Garden 2023, numerous light installations in the Botanical Garden create a special atmosphere.  more

The Great Repair (1)

The Great Repair

In the exhibition "The Great Repair" at the Akademie der Künste, 40 exhibits from art and architecture deal with current ecological and social crises.  more

Festival of Lights 2023 (6)

Festival of Lights 2023

Let there be light! Impressions of the 19th Festival of Lights in Berlin. From 6 to 15 October, numerous buildings will be artfully illuminated under the motto "Colours of Life".  more

General Idea (6)

General Idea

The Gropius Bau presents an extensive retrospective of the artist trio "General Idea" until the beginning of 2024. 200 works created between the 1960s and the 1990s are on display.  more

Know Thyself (5)

Know Thyself

Impressions of the exhibition "know thyself" by artist Ai Weiwei at Galerie neugerriemschneider. The works made of Lego bricks will be shown as part of the Berlin Art Week.  more

48 h ICC (1)

48 h ICC

On the occasion of the Open Monument Day, the ICC Berlin opens its doors to visitors for 48 hours. On September 09 and 10, 2023, more than 340 monuments in Berlin will also be open to visitors as part of the Monument Day.  more

IFA 2023 (1)

IFA 2023

Robots, household appliances, electronics and more: Since 1924, exhibitors have been showing their innovations at the Funkausstellung in Berlin. Impressions of the International Consumer Electronics Fair IFA 2023.  more

ISTAF 2023 (10)

ISTAF 2023

The International Stadium Festival (ISTAF) is a highlight of the Berlin sports calendar. 2023 track and field athletes met on 03 September.  more

Zug der Liebe 2023 (6)

Zug der Liebe 2023

The techno-parade " Zug der Liebe" ("Train of Love") paraded through Berlin again on 26 August 2023 under the motto "More love for the world of tomorrow".  more

Tag der offenen Tür der Bundesregierung 2023 (14)

Open Day of the German Federal Government 2023

In bright sunshine, the Federal Chancellery, the Federal Ministries and the Federal Press Office once again invited visitors to the popular Open Day of the German Federal Government on August 19 and 20.  more

Christopher Street Day 2023 (16)

Christopher Street Day 2023

Impressions of the 45th Berlin CSD on July 22, 2023. The Berlin Christopher Street Day is one of the largest events of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, intersex and queer (LGBTIQ) community in Europe.  more

Isa Genzken (4)

Isa Genzken

The Neue Nationalgalerie honours the artist Isa Genzken with the exhibition "Isa Genzken. 75/75" on the occasion of her 75th birthday and is showing a total of 75 sculptures until November 2023.  more

Staatsoper für alle 2023 (8)

Staatsoper für alle 2023

Popular summer tradition: On July 8 and 9, 2023, "Staatsoper für alle" once again attracted numerous music fans to Bebelplatz.  more

Tag der offenen Tür der Berliner Feuerwehr 2023 (4)

Open Day of the Berlin Fire Department 2023

After a four-year break, the Berlin Fire Brigade once again held its popular open day on 09 July 2023. This year, the Berlin Fire Brigade's open day took place at the former Tegel Airport.  more

Rave the Planet 2023 (8)

Rave the Planet 2023

In bright sunshine, the "Rave the Planet" technoparade took place for the second time in Berlin on 08 July 2023. The parade is considered the successor to the Love Parade and this year focused on the Straße des 17 Juni.  more

Ein Mann fotografiert bei sonnigen Wetter das Brandenburger Tor

Attractions & Sights

Berlin’s top attractions, palaces and monuments with address, photos, public transport details and  more

Kirschblüte in Berliner Park

Events & Culture in Berlin

Highlights of the Berlin culture program including tips for the best concerts, exhibitions, trade fairs, seasonal events and specials.  more