Must-see monuments and tourist attractions
Inaugurated in 1791, the Brandenburg Gate is currently a symbol of peace both in Germany and Europe. Learn about this gripping monument.
The Berlin Wall divided the capital of Germany in two for 28 years. Learn the details of its construction, fall and past. And find out where the remains are.
Berliner Unterwelten is a museum that preserves Berlin’s underground infrastructure. Learn about WWII and the Cold War while you tour the city’s subterranean.
Established between 1894 and 1905, the Berlin Cathedral, situated on Museum Island, is the most iconic religious temple in the capital of Germany.
The Reichstag building is where the German Parliament (Bundestag) meet regularly. Restored by Norman Foster, its dome is spectacular.
Checkpoint Charlie is the most famous border crossing checkpoint between West and East Germany after the Berlin Wall was put up.
The Topography of Terror is a history museum in Berlin housed in the former Gestapo and SS headquarters between 1933 and 1945.
The Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe is a site with 2,711 concrete blocks of different sizes. It will not leave you indifferent.
Bombed during World War II, the remains of the original Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church were integrated into the new Memorial Church.
Commissioned by the German Democratic Republic in 1969, the TV Tower (Fernsehturm) stands 368 meters tall and is the tallest design in Germany.
Built between 1695 and 1699, Charlottenburg Palace was designed in a baroque style for Sophie Charlotte, wife of Friedrich I of Prussia.
Most of the Berlin Wall was knocked down, except a 1.3 km stretch that was transformed into the East Side Gallery, the longest open-air art gallery in the world.
The Neue Wache, which means the New Guardhouse in English, was commissioned by Frederick William III of Prussia and was inaugurated in 1818.
Kunsthaus Tacheles, which means Art House Tacheles in English, was one of the most famous alternative art centers in Berlin.
Berlin Tempelhof Airport was one of the most important historic airports in Germany. In 2010, it was reopened as a large public park.