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Visit Berlin

Experience the museums, architecture, and theater in Berlin!

Fascinating museums, renowned art, and top sights from Victory Column to Berlin Zoological Garden—discover Berlin, a metropolitan destination also famous for its shopping.

Where to stay in Berlin

Mitte
Mitte which includes modern architecture and a city

Mitte

Known for Museums, Architecture, Skyscrapers

4.5/5(1,710 reviews)

Berlin’s central district is a convergence of quaint residential streets, sprawling Soviet squares and some of Europe’s most revered museums.

Kreuzberg
Kreuzberg which includes outdoor art as well as an individual femail

Kreuzberg

Known for Shopping, Skyscrapers, Museums

4/5(150 reviews)

One of Berlin’s coolest neighborhoods has a long history of youthful indulgence, a diverse ethnic population and some of the city’s best entertainment precincts.

Prenzlauer Berg
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Prenzlauer Berg

Known for Museums, Sightseeing, Walking

Romantic cobbled streets, lazy weekend breakfasts and a lively flea market have made this district a favorite among families and young couples.

Wedding
Plötzensee. Berlin.
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Wedding

Known for Skyscrapers, Family-Friendly, Shopping

4/5(4 reviews)

Wedding is a destination travelers like for its restaurants, and you might hop aboard the metro at Rehberge U-Bahn or Seestrasse U-Bahn to explore sights like Plötzensee.

Friedrichshain
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Friedrichshain

Known for Skyscrapers, Culture, Architecture

4/5(123 reviews)

Straddling the eastern side of the River Spree, this former industrial precinct is today the home of some of Berlin’s most progressive nightclubs.

Charlottenburg-Wilmersdorf
Charlottenburg featuring street scenes and outdoor eating as well as a small group of people

Charlottenburg-Wilmersdorf

Known for Shopping, Skyscrapers, Dining

4.5/5(476 reviews)

The glamorous heart of former West Berlin remains one of Berlin’s most coveted neighborhoods and the city’s premier retail destination.

Top Hotels in Berlin

Estimated price for 1 night / 2 adults
Hotel Berlin, Berlin
Hotel Berlin, Berlin
4.5 out of 5
Lützowplatz 17, Berlin, BE
$75
per night
Dec 8 - Dec 9

Located in Mitte, this luxury hotel is within 2 mi (3 km) of Potsdamer Platz, Brandenburg Gate, and Reichstag Building. Checkpoint Charlie Museum and Galeries ...

4.2/5Very Good! (7,786 reviews)

"Very close to everything, Staff were very helpful and friendly."…"

Reviewed on Dec 6, 2019

Hotel Berlin, Berlin
MEININGER Hotel Berlin Tiergarten
MEININGER Hotel Berlin Tiergarten
3.5 out of 5
Turmstrasse 25-26, Berlin
$38
per night
Jan 5 - Jan 6

This family-friendly Berlin hotel is located near the airport, within 1 mi (2 km) of Tiergarten Park, Victory Column, and Bellevue Palace. Reichstag Building ...

4.3/5Excellent! (641 reviews)

"This hotel was very reasonably priced- basic but adequate with the addition of guest kitchen and washing facilities if required. A little way out of the city centre but excellent transport near by."…"

Reviewed on Dec 7, 2019

MEININGER Hotel Berlin Tiergarten
IntercityHotel Berlin Hauptbahnhof
IntercityHotel Berlin Hauptbahnhof
Katharina Paulus Strasse 5, Berlin, BE
$64
per night
Dec 15 - Dec 16

Located in Mitte, this hotel is within a 15-minute walk of German Chancellery and Reichstag Building. Brandenburg Gate and Friedrichstrasse are also within 1 ...

4.4/5Excellent! (3,287 reviews)

"Close to central station, friendly staff and public transit ticket was included with room reservation."…"

Reviewed on Dec 5, 2019

IntercityHotel Berlin Hauptbahnhof

Popular things to do in Berlin

Alexanderplatz
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Alexanderplatz

4.5/5(1,117 reviews)

With its stark, 1960s layout, “Alex” is a showcase of Communist-era architecture and a lively central meeting place for locals.

Brandenburg Gate
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Brandenburg Gate

4.5/5(1,242 reviews)

This symbol of German unification ranks alongside Paris' Arc de Triomphe as one of Europe’s most iconic and emotive monuments.

Reichstag Building
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Reichstag Building

4.5/5(817 reviews)

Torched by Hitler, bombed by Britain and stormed by the Russians, the seat of German power has risen again as a symbol of a united and progressive Germany.

Checkpoint Charlie Museum
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Checkpoint Charlie Museum

4/5(560 reviews)

Once a point of tension and dramatic escape attempts, this Cold War relic is now one of Berlin's biggest tourist attractions.

Potsdamer Platz
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Potsdamer Platz

4.5/5(744 reviews)

Berliners come to celebrate their city in this public square, which was leveled during World War II and isolated in the Cold War.

Berlin TV Tower
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Berlin TV Tower

4.5/5(569 reviews)

Take in breathtaking views of Berlin and enjoy a meal in a revolving restaurant inside the sphere of this iconic tower, the tallest structure in Germany.

Top activities in Berlin

Berlin WelcomeCard
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Berlin WelcomeCard

$22

The Berlin WelcomeCard, available as 48-hours, 72-hours, 4-day, 5-day, or 6-day option, offers a great, cost-effective means to explore the city in-depth. Travel on public transport in fare zones Berlin AB or Berlin ABC for free and receive exclusive discounts of up to 50 percent with over 200 participating partners.

Sachsenhausen Memorial Full-Day Tour
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Sachsenhausen Memorial Full-Day Tour

$19

Embark on a poignant tour of one of the first Nazi concentration camps. Originally built to house political prisoners, its usage evolved through the Holocaust and then post-WWII. Observe how the camp today marks the devastating crimes that took place and how it pays tribute to its victims.

Admission Madame Tussauds Berlin Ticket
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Admission Madame Tussauds Berlin Ticket

$21

We Will WOW You. Totally interactive Sets, amazing costumes, exciting music and modern techniques, it’s all inside at Madame Tussauds Berlin. Experience your one-of-a-kind WOW moment.

Reviews of Berlin

4.5

Top Destination

5 - Excellent
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4 - Good
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4 - Good 29.886246122026886%
3 - Okay
112
3 - Okay 5.791106514994829%
2 - Disappointing
24
2 - Disappointing 1.2409513960703207%
1 - Terrible
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1 - Terrible 0.3619441571871768%

5/5 - Excellent

Verified traveler

Dec 4, 2019

I live Berlin but was very upset about this experience

5/5 - Excellent

Verified traveler

Dec 2, 2019

I’ll come to visit again for sure!

5/5 - Excellent

Verified traveler

Dec 1, 2019

I will return with my family.

5/5 - Excellent

Verified traveler

Nov 30, 2019

PLEASE INSTRUCT YOUR ROOM CLEANING SERVICES BETTER CLEANING,THEY NEVER HAVE SOAP FOR HAND CLEANING.ALWAYS EMPTY.

3/5 - Okay

Verified traveler

Nov 29, 2019

I like it but didn't love it

5/5 - Excellent

Verified traveler

Nov 27, 2019

Very unique city, has a "new" and modern feeling to it, while maintaining all the history behind the city. Public transportation was super easy to use and get around. So many museums to pick from, your days will be packed!

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