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Walk around the campus of Humboldt University, one of the most prestigious centers of learning in the city. The oldest campus is found in Mitte, though there are other more modern university sites at Campus Nord and Campus Adlershof. Immerse yourself in the academic atmosphere and admire the grand buildings and lush grounds that comprise the central campus.
Although young in comparison to the great ancient universities of Germany, Humboldt is among the oldest in Berlin, having been founded in 1810 by German scholar, philosopher and diplomat Wilhelm von Humboldt. This educational institution is still held in high regard all across Europe.
The university serves as a reminder of Germany’s intellectual legacy. As you amble around, try to recall some of the influential people who have spent time here in Humboldt. A total of 29 Nobel Prize winners have studied or worked here, among them Nobel Prize-winning physicists Max Planck and Albert Einstein.
Look for a statue of founder Wilhelm von Humboldt as you enter through the main gate. Visitors can wander around the grounds independently or sign up for a guided tour. Let an English-speaking guide lead you around the main building and central campus, as well as the other campuses, listening to interesting commentary as you stroll. Tours must be organized in advance and a fee is charged. Tours can be provided in other languages upon request; check in advance to see if the university can facilitate you.
When you need a rest, stop by one of the nearby restaurants. Many of these cater to students and as such, serve generous portions of food at affordable prices.
Humboldt’s Mitte Campus is open to the public. Print a map from the university website and use it to help you navigate. Find the entrance to Humboldt University just a few streets away from the Friedrichstrasse S-Bahn and U-Bahn stations.
Located in Mitte, this hotel is within a 5-minute walk of Friedrichstrasse, Gendarmenmarkt, and Konzerthaus Berlin. Checkpoint Charlie and Checkpoint Charlie Museum are also within 10 minutes. City Center U-Bahn and Stadtmitte Stationn are within a 5-minute walk.
Located in Mitte, this hotel is steps from Checkpoint Charlie, Friedrichstrasse, and Checkpoint Charlie Museum. Gendarmenmarkt and Potsdamer Platz are also within 15 minutes. City Center U-Bahn and Kochstrasse U-Bahn are within a 5-minute walk.
Located in Mitte, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Friedrichstrasse, Friedrichstadt-Palast, and Hackescher Markt. DDR Museum and Humboldt University are also within 15 minutes. Oranienburger Straße S-Bahn is only a 2-minute walk and Oranienburger Gate U-Bahn is 4 minutes.
Located in Mitte, this luxury hotel is within a 5-minute walk of Friedrichstadt-Palast and Berliner Ensemble. Bode Museum and Gendarmenmarkt are also within 15 minutes. Friedrichstrasse U-Bahn and Friedrichstrasse S-Bahn are within a 5-minute walk.
Located in Mitte, this luxury hotel is steps from St. Hedwig's Cathedral, French Cathedral, and Gendarmenmarkt. Museum Island (Museumsinsel) and Bode Museum are also within 15 minutes. Hausvogteiplatz U-Bahn and Franzosische Street U-Bahn are within a 5-minute walk.
This family-friendly Berlin hotel is located in the historical district, within a 15-minute walk of Gendarmenmarkt and Brandenburg Gate. Checkpoint Charlie Museum and Berlin TV Tower are also within 1 mi (2 km). Hausvogteiplatz U-Bahn is 6 minutes by foot and Franzosische Street U-Bahn is 6 minutes.
Located in Mitte, this luxury hotel is steps from Friedrichstrasse, Komische Oper Berlin, and Galeries Lafayette. French Cathedral and Brandenburg Gate are also within 15 minutes. Franzosische Street U-Bahn is only a 2-minute walk and Stadtmitte Stationn is 6 minutes.
Located in Mitte, this hotel is within a 15-minute walk of Gendarmenmarkt, Nikolaikirche, and Checkpoint Charlie. Museum Island (Museumsinsel) and Berlin TV Tower are also within 1 mi (2 km). Spittelmarkt U-Bahn is only a 3-minute walk and Markisches Museum U-Bahn is 8 minutes.