Posts Tagged: Berlin Things to Do

Things to do in December in Berlin

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December is a great time to visit Berlin. Even though the days are getting shorter and you need to bundle up, there are still plenty of things to do and many sights to see. Early December can offer great deals on hotels or show/theatre tickets. December is also the month when you can indulge in […]

Visiting the DDR Museum in Berlin

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This guide will help you make the most of your visit, including how to get to the DDR Museum, ticket prices and how long to spend at the museum. The DDR Museum in Berlin is one of the most recommended museums to explore. If you’re from the States, you might be confused. No, it’s not […]

Tours of Sachsenhausen Concentration Camp

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This post compares and reviews the various options to visit and tour the Sachsenhausen Concentration Camp, located just to the north of Berlin. The tale of the Sachsenhausen concentration camp is not for the feint of heart. Many terrible things happened at this location, and it might be difficult for a lot of visitors to […]

Which Berlin Bus Tours Are Best?

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This post compares the various Berlin bus tours available and will help you decide which bus tour, if any, is best for you or your family.  You will see lots of tourist buses circling Berlin, not all were created equal. We’ve laid out the different bus tours, pricing and what you get for your money […]

The Brandenburg Gate in Berlin

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Brandenburger Gate Berlin

The Brandenburg Gate is the symbol of Berlin and the reunited Germany as well. The six columned gate with the quadriga (a chariot drawn by four horses abreast) on top is situated at the “Pariser Platz” in the center of Berlin, next door to the American Embassy. The Reichstag is close and the avenue “Unter […]

Top Things to do in Berlin at Night

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This post lists some of the top things to do in Berlin at night.  Since the fall of the Wall, Berlin has established itself as one of Europe’s cultural and party hotspots. Unsurprisingly, the city lights up at night, with areas like Kreuzberg, Friedrichshain, and Mitte at the center of the busy nightlife. However, Berlin’s […]

Potsdam City Tours

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Potsdam city tour

This post reviews and compares the various Potsdam tour options available to you, including walking, bike, bus and boat tours (and one self-guided option).  Plan Your Visit Walking Tours Bike Tours Bus + Boat Tours Self-Guided Tour Free Tours by Foot    

Berlin Graffiti and Street Art Tour

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Berlin Street Art

This is a self-guided tour of the varieties of graffiti and street art one can find on the streets of Berlin.  Graffiti and street art is very typical for Berlin and can be found everywhere. The former city mayor described Berlin as “poor and sexy”. Graffiti and street art just fit right into this slogan. While […]

Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church

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Berlin Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church

One of the most unexpected features on the busy landscape of central Berlin is the bombed out spire of an 1890’s era church – The Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church. Rising tall into the sky near Zoo Station, the wreckage is incongruous with the modern city around it, a visible reminder of the destruction in Berlin’s […]