Posts Tagged: Things to do in Berlin

Which Berlin Overview Tour Should You Take?

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This post is an overview of the various introduction to Berlin tours available to you. With so many different options, it can be difficult to choose just one tour. With that in mind, we’ve decided to offer you a comparison of each major Berlin Overview Tour available. Each of these trips is a wonderful way to […]

Berlin’s Best Pub Crawls and Night Tours

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Berlin is known for its nightlife and there’s no shortage of things to do after sunset. Taking a night tour or joining a pub crawl are great ways to see another side of Berlin while easing you into the city’s bustling night vibe. (Check out our Things to Do at Night in Berlin.) (en español) […]

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 […]

Top Things to do in Berlin at Night

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This post lists some of the top things to do in Berlin at night.  Since the fall of the Wall, Berlin has established itself as one of Europe’s cultural and party hotspots. Unsurprisingly, the city lights up at night, with areas like Kreuzberg, Friedrichshain, and Mitte at the center of the busy nightlife. However, Berlin’s […]

Berlin Graffiti and Street Art Tour

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Berlin Street Art

This is a self-guided tour of the varieties of graffiti and street art one can find on the streets of Berlin.  Graffiti and street art is very typical for Berlin and can be found everywhere. The former city mayor described Berlin as “poor and sexy”. Graffiti and street art just fit right into this slogan. While […]

Which Berlin Bike Tours Are Best?

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This post reviews and compares the various different Berlin bike tours available to you.  Believe it or not, there are quite a few guided bike tours in English – not only in the city center, but also in more remote neighborhoods.   Some providers specialize in bike tours, while others offer walking tours as well. […]

Self-Guided Tour Berlin-Charlottenburg

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Berlin Charlottenburg Palace

START at U-Bahn Richard-Wagner-Platz (U 7) Stop A – Cross Otto-Suhr-Allee and have a look at the huge building with the 89m (270 ft.) tower. This was Charlottenburg City Hall (Rathaus) when it opened in 1905 and Charlottenburg was still an independent (and rich) city. In 1920, Greater Berlin was established, and today Charlottenburg isn’t […]

Tours and Things to Do in East Berlin

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This post is a review and comparison of Cold War themed guided tours as well as a self-guided tour of things to see and do in East Berlin. Although Berlin has been a unified democratic city since 1990, there are still some sites that can give you an understanding of the hardships that East Berliners […]

Best Berlin Boat Tours in English

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Berlin boat tours

This post compares and reviews many of the Berlin boat tours and cruises available to you in the city. Berlin has about 200 km (125 miles) of waterways – rivers, canals and lakes and 950 bridges. So, visiting Berlin on a ship is a natural way of learning to know the city. We have listed […]

Things to See in Berlin Mitte | A Self Guided Tour

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Things to do Berlin Mitte East

Berlin-Mitte East START at Alexanderplatz (A) with the S-Bahn, several subways (U-Bahn), streetcars and buses. The square had been used as a market for livestock and was named Ochsenmarkt (oxen market) before it was named Alexanderplatz in 1805 on the occasion of the visit of the Russian Tsar Alexander I. Most of the buildings are […]