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Cultural tips in Berlin: Berlin for cultural tourists, museum visitors and world heritage seekers

The Museumsinsel (Museum Island) in Berlin's Mitte district with their five building complexes in the middle of the Spree has been declared a UNESCO world cultural heritage site. The most famous and most beautiful inhabitant of the Museumsinsel is Nefertiti who is displayed in an impressive setting in the Neues Museum. In the DDR Museum and the House at Checkpoint Charlie you retrace the steps of recent German history, the Neue Nationalgalerie presents art of the 20th century and the spectacular museum construction of the Jewish Museum by Daniel Libeskind is certainly a highlight of Berlin's museum landscape.

The big stage in the Deutsches Theater or Berliner Ensemble, classic operas and modern productions at the Deutsche Oper Berlin – if you want to experience amazing culture you are spoilt for choice. Small stages, independent theatre in the courtyard, open air plays – this can be found in the Hexenkessel Hoftheater in Monbijoupark in Berlin-Mitte, in Scheinbar in Schöneberg and Mehringhoftheater in Kreuzberg.

Major concerts take place on the large stage at O2 World Berlin in Friedrichshain; at the Wuhlheide open air theatre you can party hard and wild in the open air. And the numerous parks, open air cinemas, cafés and beach bars make Berlin a special place in summer. A highlight is definitely the bathing boat in Treptow with its pool in the River Spree and hot DJ evenings.

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Brandenburg Gate

Brandenburger Tor | © Brandenburger Tor Berlin

The Brandenburg Gate is the national symbol for the divided and reunited capital and the landmark of Berlin. Don’t miss to take a souvenir picture in front of the famous German sight!

Alexanderplatz

Fernsehturm Berlin | © Berliner Fernsehturm

The vivid Alexanderplatz in Berlin-Mitte is famous for its variety of shops, restaurants, the town hall of Berlin and the Urania Worldtime Clock. Berlin visitors should also use the possibility for a spectacular view all over the city from the TV-Tower. 

Potsdamer Platz

Potsdamer-Platz | © Potsdamer Platz Berlin

Dont miss the new LP12-Mall of Berlin - a must for all fashionistas! Tip: the fastest elevator in Europe gets you in 20 seconds on a 100 m high observation platform called Panoramapunkt with a view on the skyline of Germany’s capital.

Kurfürstendamm

The legendary Kudamm is one of the most famous shopping and strolling boulevards of Berlin. Beside high class labels like Gucci, Dolce & Gabbana or Burberry you will also find a variety of young affordable shops.

Friedrichstrasse

Many shops, boutiques, galleries and the famous shopping center “Galeries Lafayette” in Berlin-Mitte characterize the boulevard Friedrichstrasse which also leads you along Checkpoint Charlie, one of the most popular border crossing point during the DDR.

Library Luisenbad

Once a popular restaurant destination the historical “Bibliothek am Luisenbad“ nowadays attracts people with a pleasant ambiance and huge variety of literature. The library is only a 10 minute walk away from the Wyndham Garden Berlin Mitte Hotel.