Posts Tagged: Must See Berlin

Visiting the DDR Museum in Berlin

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This guide will help you make the most of your visit, including how to get to the DDR Museum, ticket prices and how long to spend at the museum. The DDR Museum in Berlin is one of the most recommended museums to explore. If you’re from the States, you might be confused. No, it’s not […]

A Tour of Nazi Berlin and World War 2 Sights

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This post is a tour of Third Reich sights in Berlin.  In addition to the self-guided tour below, we also list several companies offering both pre-paid and pay-what-you-like guided Third Reich tours in Berlin. In the early 1920’s, Berlin was a culturally diverse metropolis– presenting a fertile area for ideas and development. Despite being scarred […]

Topography of Terror

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Berlin Topography of Terror

This post is a preview of the Topography of Terror Museum.  Berlin is a city with an extremely troubling past. As the location of the Nazis rise to political power, Hitler’s command center during World War II, and a fractured city split into two by the Cold War-era Wall, modern Berlin has many difficult tales […]

Potsdam City Tours

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Potsdam city tour

This post reviews and compares the various Potsdam tour options available to you, including walking, bike, bus and boat tours (and one self-guided option). Potsdam has a lot of calm and serene sites to experience. Believe it or not, many of the same companies that provide Berlin tours will also take you on a trip […]

Berliner Unterwelten – Berlin Bunker Tours

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Berlin bunker tours

This post is about Berlin’s underground bunkers.  Like every city, Berlin has a hidden life under the surface. The sewage system, gas, water electricity, the subway, pneumatic tubes – and in the case of Berlin the air raid shelters and bunkers from World War II. Visitors to Berlin can take a bunker tour to discover […]

Millennium Park Chicago Map and Tour

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Check out our Chicago Visitors Guide, with budget advice, travel guides, and information about local Chicago attractions Keep your cash and enjoy the beautiful Millennium Park, an absolute must-see when visiting Downtown Chicago. Popular for its variety of visual, performance, and agricultural artwork, Millennium Park is a frequent spot for locals and visitors.  And the […]

Holocaust Memorial Berlin Guide

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Close to the Brandenburg Gate, between the American Embassy and a neighborhood of former East Berlin 1980s concrete slab residential buildings, there is a field of dark grey blocks. This is the Memorial for the Murdered Jews of Europe, also known as the Holocaust Memorial.  It was opened in 2005. What does this rather unusual […]

How to get to Hitler’s Former Bunker

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This post is a guide to finding the location of Hitler’s last bunker in Berlin with a brief history of the bunker, which today is a parking lot in the middle of unremarkable residential apartment buildings.  This location is a part of just about every walking tour that covers downtown Berlin. We also provide you […]

Berlin Fernsehturm |The Berlin TV Tower

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When you’re in the center of Berlin, you cannot miss it: the Berlin Fernsehturm (the Berlin TV Tower), with its iconic silver sphere on a slim concrete column and the red-and-white antenna on top. On a sunny day you will see the famous reflection in the form of a golden cross on the dome. The […]

Berliner Dom – Berlin’s Cathedral

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Berlin Walking Tours

This post is about the ways to visit the Berliner Dom (Berlin Cathedral).  Right next to the “Lustgarten”, the open space on the Museum Island you see this enormous church building with its green cupola, crowned by a gilded cross. This is the Berlin Cathedral or “Berliner Dom”. It is the largest church building in […]