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Places of interest

History was and is written in Berlin. The German capital ideally combines the old Prussian traditions with the pulse of the times.

City tours

City Tours

  • Leaving from the Zoo station or Friedrichstrasse, busses with the numbers 100 and 200 are a great way to gain initial first impressions of the city. Tip: depart the bus at the Brandenburg Gate and walk along the 'Unter den Linden' boulevard to the Gendarmenmarkt - weather permitting, it is an invigorating experience (no guided tours).
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  • Guided city tours are provided by a number of reputable companies, and start every 15 to 30 minutes in the peak tourism season. Starting points include for example the Kaiser William Memorial Church at the Kurfürstendamm and the "Unter den Linden" boulevard on the corner of the Friedrichstraße. The tour takes around 2 hours and prices range between 15 and 25 € per person depending on the tour company in question.
  • Another popular way to see Berlin is by boat. River tours depart from the jetties on the Friedrichstraße, Cathedral/Museum Island and Jannowitz Bridge. Prices start at 14 € per adult
  • Berlin WelcomeCard: The Berlin WelcomeCard is not only a travel card, which enables free travel with public transport to visitors of Berlin. With over 200 sales reduction partners and unparalleled discounts of at least 25% and up to 50%, as well as an extensive travel guide with various tour suggestions and helpful insider tips.
Gallery Lafayette

Shopping

  • Mall of Berlin (LP12) at Leipziger Platz: more than 270 shops with food court
  • Potsdamer Platz Arcades: over 100 stores and boutiques spread over 3 floors
  • Friedrichstraße: Galeries Lafayette and design boutiques
  • Tauentzienstraße: KaDeWe - the Kaufhaus des Westens enviably located at the Wittenbergplatz with its famous connoisseur level on the 5th floor
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  • Hackescher Market in Berlin-Mitte: mostly small, quirky stores and boutiques
  • Gendarmenmarkt: Fassbender & Rausch - internationally renowned chocolatiers which is home to over 500 types of handmade pralines, truffles and sweets housed within the world's longest praline counter
  • Alexanderplatz: Alexa Shopping Centre, Galeria Kaufhof, Saturn and many more
  • Kurfürstendamm: A multitude of department stores, shops, design boutiques and eating establishments
  • RITTER SPORT Bunte SchokoWelt: chocolate lovers young and old can enjoy, discover and create with chocolate to their heart's content over three floors covering almost 1,000 sq.m.
Berlin Museum Island

Museums

Berlin is the city of museums. Over 170 museums in Berlin keep the history, art and knowledge of the city alive and form a unique museum scenery - a dynamic landscape that is growing in breathtaking speed. Many of the museums also form the city's memory banks if you will. Among other things, they document the Kingdom of Prussia, the city's turbulent role in two world wars and the affects of the Iron Curtain.

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  • Kulturforum at Potsdamer Platz: New National Gallery, Gemäldegalerie (Art Gallery), Kunstgewerbemuseum (Museum of decorative art), Kupferstichkabinett (Print Room), Kunstbibliothek (Art Library), Music Instrument Museum, Hamburger Bahnhof - Museum für Gegenwart (Museum for Contemporary Art)
  • Museum Island Berlin: the Old Museum, Old National Gallery, Pergamon Museum, Bode Museum, Central Archives
  • Museum Dahlem: Ethnological Museum, Museum of Indian Art, Museum of East Asian Art, Museum of European Cultures, Institute for Museology
  • Charlottenburg: Egyptian Museum and papyrus collection, Museum Berggruen, Museum for Pre- and Early History, Museum of Photography
  • Köpenick: Schloss Köpenick (Museum of Decorative Art)

Events in Berlin

Gendarmenmarkt at advent season

Christmas Markets in Berlin

25th November to 26th December 2019

Christmas shopping in the capital is a highlight of the season! More than 80 markets large and small liven up Berlin's districts and neighbourhoods. In addition to the well-known markets on the Gendarmenmarkt, Alexanderplatz and in Spandau, why not try these lesser known delights: the Nostalgic Christmas Market at the Opernpalais, for instance, the Finnish Christmas Market in Kreuzberg, the Christkindlmarkt (Christ Child Market) in Kladow, or the fairytale bazaars around the Jagdschloss Grunewald palace and against the splendid backdrop of Charlottenburg Palace.

Carnival of Cultures

Carnival of Cultures

30th May 2020

Berlin shows its most colourful side! At the Carnival of Cultures, numerous groups of many nationalities provide music, dance, performances, visual arts and acrobatics on a procession of floats. From Brazilian samba to the Chinese Lion Dance, from West African drumming to Swiss trumpet players from the Bern Winter Carnival - the groups demonstrate that diversity and internationalism are the pride of Berlin.

German-French Folk Festival

19th June to 19th July 2020

Around 150 fairground attractions, a French village, live music and a whole lot more welcome visitors to the German-French Folk Festival on the Zentraler Festplatz near Kurt-Schumacher-Damm.

Fête de la Musique Berlin

Fête de la Musique

21st June 2020

On the first day of summer, Berlin celebrates the Fête de la Musique. Musicians take part in the festivities and play their music free of charge on more than 100 stages and in many streets all over the city.

Classic Open Air at the Gendarmenmarkt

Classic Open Air Festival at the Gendarmenmarkt

2nd to 6th July 2020

The Classic Open Air Festival began its success story in 1992 with a fantastic concert by star tenor José Carreras, in one of Germany's most beautiful squares, the Gendarmenmarkt. On five evenings in July, popular classical and modern melodies ring out under a starry sky, surrounded by the grand classical architecture of the Concert Hall and the French and German Cathedrals. These events are accompanied by light displays and fireworks.

ISTAF Berlin - International Leichtathletik Meeting

13th September 2020

The Berlin International Stadium Festival ISTAF in the Olympiastadion Berlin has the longest tradition and is also probably the most famous German festival for track and field athletes.

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