Berlin highlights within walking distance
This beautiful square is located just in front of the Hilton Hotel; the German Cathedral, the French Cathedral and the Opera House are located here, known as Berlin's "trinity ensemble"
|Shopping street – Friedrichstrasse
Friedrichstrasse is the most legendary street in Berlin, combining the "Golden Twenties" and New Berlin architecture. Galeries Lafayette and many special boutiques line this street, commonly referred to as Berlin's "upper eastside"
A Neo-Renaissance cathedral built in 1905, this large domed building sits on the famous "Museum Island" along the Spree
The Reichstag building was built in 1894 following German national unity; in 1991 the Reichstag again became the seat of Parliament in Berlin, the restored capital of reunited Germany.
The Brandenburg Gate is one of Berlin's most important monuments – a landmark and symbol all in one with over two hundred years of history
Checkpoint Charlie was one of the best known border-crossing of Cold War days.Until the fall of the Berlin Wall on November 9, 1989, it signified the border between West and East, Capitalism and Communism, freedom and confinement
Berlin's PotsdamerPlatz is the most striking example of the urban renewal that turned Berlin into the ‘New Berlin' in the 1990's
|St. Nicholas Quarter
Known to Berliners as the Nikolaiviertel, this is the oldest residential area of Berlin. With its mediaeval lanes and numerous restaurants and bars, it is one of the favorite destinations for visitors to Berlin
|TV tower in Alexanderplaz
Do you want to discover Berlin 360°? Then you're in just the right place at the TV tower. From 203 and 207 metres high you can look out over the entire city
Located on Museum Island, it is really three museums in one – the Collection of Classical Antiquities (also on display in the Old Museum), the Museum of the Ancient Near East, and the Museum of Islamic Art.
|HackescherMarkt shopping area
A triangle of old-world shopping streets
Discover Berlin from the water - the Spree river flows in arches through Berlin, south of it runs the Landwehr canal. All boat tours through the city follow the same route over the Spree river and the Landwehr canal, only length and duration of the boat tours vary, depending on start and finish points: