Posts Tagged: Things to do in Berlin Mitte

Reichstag Berlin – Tickets to Visit the Dome

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Berlin Reichstag

This post is a guide to visiting the Reichstag in Berlin, a great way to start your exploration and historical overview of Berlin. It’s free, but you need to apply for tickets, which we detail in this post. Alternatively, you can visit as part of a number of guided tours. How to get Dome Tickets Plan […]

Tickets and Tips for the Berlin TV Tower

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This post covers the Berlin TV Tower (Fehrnsehturm), the city’s 203 meters (667′) observation deck, including tips on tickets, discounts, and planning your visit. Or you can just order skip-the-queue tickets here.   Plan Your Visit Tickets + Discounts Brief History  Tourist Attraction Discounts Free Tours by Foot     PLAN YOUR TRIP

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 is one of Berlin’s most recommended museums, giving an interactive insight to life in the Soviet-era German Democratic Republic (GDR) or rather, East […]

Which Berlin Overview Tour Should You Take?

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This post is an overview of the various introduction to Berlin tours available to you. With so many different options, it can be difficult to choose just one tour. With that in mind, we’ve decided to offer you a comparison of each major Berlin Overview Tour available. Each of these trips is a wonderful way to […]

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 […]

Bebelplatz

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Berlin Bebelplatz

Walking around Berlin, you will encounter dozens of lovely city squares – but few can rival the fascinating and disturbing history of Bebelplatz. From magnificent opera, stunning architecture, a prestigious college and a unique memorial to a dreadful Nazi book burning, a short visit to Bebelplatz is worth straying from the main Mitte (Central) thoroughfare […]

The City Palace (Berliner Schloss)

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Berlin Walking Tours

In the very center of Berlin, at the bank of the river Spree and right across the huge Berlin Cathedral or “Berliner Dom” is a very busy construction site. It’s the reconstruction of the City Palace as the so called “Humboldt-Forum”. The new name indicates that the exterior of the old baroque City Palace will […]

Tiergarten

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Berlin Tiergarten

Whether Berlin is just one stop on your travel itinerary or the sole destination for a weekend city break, escaping the metropolitan hustle and bustle and spending time in nature is good for your mind, body and soul. Thankfully, Berlin is home to one of Germany’s largest urban parks, the Großer Tiergarten, a 210-hectare green […]

The Former Ministry on Aviation in Berlin

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Berlin Former Ministry on Aviation

Between Potsdamer Platz and Checkpoint Charlie in the Wilhelmstraße, there is a large building in shell limestone with hundreds of windows – the former Ministry on Aviation.  The building opened in 1936 and is used today for the Department of Finance of the Federal Republic of Germany. It was conceived as the Ministry of Aviation, […]

Gendarmenmarkt

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In Berlin Mitte, what was formerly called the “Friedrichstadt”-  close to the station Bahnhof Friedrichstraße–  you’ll find a beautiful square, the Gendarmenmarkt. The square features a concert hall and two large cathedrals. Throughout the year, there are markets and cafes to enjoy, street music and free concerts going on. You might just want to stroll around and take […]