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Name Category Location
 
Alexanderplatz
This bleak square, bordered by the train station,...
Squares Mitte
 
Bebelplatz
After he became ruler in 1740, Frederick the...
Squares Mitte
 
Berliner Dom
A church has stood here since 1536, but this...
Religious Sites Mitte
 
Berliner Fernsehturm
Finding Alexanderplatz is no problem: just head...
Architectural Sites Mitte
 
Berliner Rathaus
Nicknamed the "Rotes Rathaus" (Red Town Hall) for...
Government Buildings Mitte
 
Berlinische Galerie
Talk about site-specific art: all the modern art,...
Museums / Galleries Kreuzberg
 
Brandenburger Tor
Once the pride of Prussian Berlin and the city's...
Architectural Sites Mitte
 
Brecht-Weigel-Gedenkstätte
You can visit the former working and living...
Museums / Galleries Mitte
 
Denkmal für die Ermordeten Juden Europas
An expansive and unusual memorial dedicated to...
Memorials / Monuments Mitte
 
Deutsches Historisches Museum
The museum is composed of two buildings. The...
Museums / Galleries Mitte
 
Friedrichstrasse
The once-bustling street of cafés and...
Neighborhoods / Streets Mitte
 
Gedenkstätte Berliner Mauer
This site combines memorials and a museum and...
Memorials / Monuments Wedding
 
Gedenkstätte Haus der Wannsee-Konferenz
The lovely lakeside setting of this Berlin villa...
Museums / Galleries Wannsee
 
Gedenkstätte und Museum Sachsenhausen
This concentration camp was established in 1936...
Museums / Galleries Oranienburg
 
Gendarmenmarkt
This is without a doubt the most elegant...
Squares Mitte
 
Hackesche Höfe
Built in 1905–07, this series of eight...
Architectural Sites Mitte
 
Hamburger Bahnhof - Museum für Gegenwart
This light-filled, remodeled train station is...
Museums / Galleries Mitte
 
Hugenottenmuseum
Inside the Französischer Dom (French Cathedral),...
Museums / Galleries Mitte
 
Humboldt-Universität
Running the length of the west side of...
Educational Institutions Mitte
 
Jüdischer Friedhof Weissensee
More than 150,000 graves make up Europe's largest...
Cemeteries Prenzlauer Berg
 
Jüdisches Museum Berlin
The history of Germany's Jews from the Middle...
Museums / Galleries Kreuzberg
 
Kaiser-Wilhelm-Gedächtnis-Kirche
A dramatic reminder of World War II's...
Religious Sites Charlottenburg
 
Kollwitzplatz
Named for the painter, sculptor, and political...
Squares Prenzlauer Berg
 
Kulturbrauerei
The redbrick buildings of the old Schultheiss...
Industrial Sites Prenzlauer Berg
 
Kulturforum
This unique ensemble of museums, galleries, and...
Museums / Galleries Potsdamer Platz
 
Kurfürstendamm
This busy thoroughfare began as a riding path in...
Neighborhoods / Streets Charlottenburg
 
Legoland Discovery Centre
A must-see when traveling with children is the...
Museums / Galleries Potsdamer Platz
 
Martin-Gropius-Bau
This magnificent palazzo-like exhibition hall...
Museums / Galleries Kreuzberg
 
Mauermuseum-Museum Haus am Checkpoint Charlie
Just steps from the famous crossing point between...
Military Sites Kreuzberg
 
Museum Berggruen
This small modern-art museum just reopened in...
Museums / Galleries Charlottenburg
 
Museum für Fotografie–Helmut Newton Stiftung
Native son Helmut Newton (1920–2004) pledged...
Museums / Galleries Charlottenburg
 
Museumsinsel
On the site of one of Berlin's two original...
Museums / Galleries Mitte
 
Neue Nationalgalerie
Bauhaus member Mies van der Rohe originally...
Museums / Galleries Potsdamer Platz
 
Neue Synagoge
This meticulously restored landmark, built...
Educational Institutions Mitte
 
Neue Wache
One of many Berlin projects by the...
Memorials / Monuments Mitte
 
Nikolaiviertel
Renovated in the 1980s and a tad...
Neighborhoods / Streets Mitte
 
Panoramapunkt
Located 300 feet above Potsdamer Platz at the...
Viewpoints Potsdamer Platz
 
Reichstag
After last meeting here in 1933, the Bundestag,...
Government Buildings Mitte
 
Schloss Charlottenburg
A grand reminder of imperial days, this showplace...
Castles / Palaces Charlottenburg
 
Siegessäule
The 227-foot granite, sandstone, and bronze...
Memorials / Monuments Tiergarten
 
Sony Center
This glass-and-steel construction wraps around a...
Architectural Sites Potsdamer Platz
 
Sowjetisches Ehrenmal Tiergarten
Built immediately after World War II, this...
Memorials / Monuments Tiergarten
 
St. Hedwigs-Kathedrale
The green-patina dome belongs to St....
Religious Sites Mitte
 
St. Marienkirche
This medieval church, one of the finest in...
Religious Sites Mitte
 
The Story of Berlin
You can't miss this multimedia museum for the...
Museums / Galleries Charlottenburg
 
Tiergarten
The quiet greenery of the 630-acre Tiergarten...
Parks Tiergarten
 
Topographie des Terrors
Before 2010, Topographie des Terrors was an...
Museums / Galleries Mitte
 
Unter den Linden
The name of this historic Berlin thoroughfare,...
Squares Mitte
 
Zoologischer Garten
Even though Knut, the polar bear cub who captured...
Zoos / Aquariums Tiergarten

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