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Unesco World Heritage Day in Berlin

Großsiedlung Siemensstadt

View of the listed residential complex in the Siemensstadt housing estate designed by architect Hugo Häring.

Under the motto "Our World. Our Heritage. Our Responsibility," Berlin is celebrating Unesco World Heritage Day with exciting activities.

The Unesco World Heritage Day offers a look behind the scenes of the world's most extraordinary buildings. 51 of the world's 1,157 World Heritage Sites are located in Germany, 3 of them in Berlin: Museum Island, the six Berlin Modernist housing estates, and the palaces and parks of Potsdam and Berlin.

Unesco World Heritage Day 2023: Selected Highlights*

  • TFree guided tours of Museum Island: Between 12 noon and 4 p.m. a guided tour starts every 30 minutes.
  • Architectural tour of the House of World Cultures: As part of the Reopneing of the HKW a guided tour starts at 5 pm.
  • Cityscape Safari: In a seven-hour bus tour, participants will visit the future World Heritage neighborhoods in Berlin. The tour starts at 10 a.m.
*Editorial selection

At a Glance

Unesco World Heritage Day 2023
Several locations in Berlin
4 June 2023
Admission Fee
Free (prior registration may be necessary for some events)
www.berlin.de/landesdenkmalamt (in German)

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Last edited: 1 June 2023