Often, it's the people who reside in a city that make it special. In this part of Berlin (state), there's 3,400,000 of them.
In a lively, world-renowned destination filled to the brim with exciting things to discover, the Brandenburg Gate and Alexanderplatz are in a league of their own. Reichstag Building and the Checkpoint Charlie Museum also appear on nearly every Berlin travel guide, and they simply cannot be missed.
If you're holidaying with the whole family, outings to the Madame Tussauds and Kombibad Gropiusstadt - Halle will most definitely make you popular. If that isn't enough to wear the kids out, why not visit Dino Dschunge and Arikalex Miniature Museum as well?
Wondrous aquatic kingdoms are waiting to be uncovered at Aquadom and Berlin Aquarium. For even more fishy adventures, make your way to Sealife Berlin.
Both kids and adults will have a great time coming face-to-face with the assortment of exciting animals at the Berlin Zoological Garden and the Tierpark Berlin. The Tierpark is another fine place which aims to teach visitors about the importance of animal care and conservation.
Even if you're not the betting type, it's always a rush to go to a casino. And the Spielbank Berlin is certainly no exception. Play a hand or two of blackjack or just grab a drink and soak in the buzzing atmosphere.
This region takes its plant collecting seriously, so there are plenty of locations where you can go and learn all about botanic species from both local and international landscapes. A wander through the inspiring gardens at the Botanical Garden and Lustgarten is not to be missed. For those who are more devoted, Japanese Bonsai Garden and the Garten der Welt also have some unique floral exhibits.
Lay out a blanket and watch the clouds drift over your head at an urban oasis like the Treptower Park and Mauerpark. You can also sit back with your favourite magazine and watch life pass by at Volkspark Friedrichshain and Tempelhof Park.
Whether you're looking for tours or tickets to an attraction, Gotisches Haus is the place to head to. Its friendly team of local staff will ensure you get the most out of your time in Berlin.
Lido Orankesee and Mueggelsee are marvellous places to go if you could do with some downtime. Relax by the water and take in the wondrous landscape.
Oh, I do like to be beside the seaside! If that's a tune you often get stuck in your head, make sure you squeeze in a visit to Strandbad Wannsee.
Berlin is home to a range of nature reserves, such as Museum Island and Erpetal Conservation Area. For some extra breathing space, go to Boxhagener Platz and Lower Oder Valley National Park.
Whether you'd like to expand your knowledge or just unwind in the tranquil setting, the DDR Museum and the Musical Instrument Museum should do the job. Don't forget to enquire about special events! If you're not pressed for time, also check out the Jewish Museum Berlin and the Altes Museum.
Set sail on a journey along the seven seas at the Historischer Hafen Berlin, a valuable repository of the region's seafaring traditions.
Increase your knowledge on the latest and greatest in scientific technology at the German Museum of Technology. The venture of discovery doesn't have to stop there. The Max Planck Science Gallery is packed with even more science artifacts and exhibits that are just waiting to be explored.
Broaden your knowledge on the natural world with some time at the Neues Museum and the Humboldt Museum of Natural History. With so many amazing things packed into the display shelves, you might not know where to begin! To uncover more from this ever-evolving planet, continue on to the Dahlem Museums Complex and the Schwules Museum.
Whichever genre of art tickles your fancy, there's a good chance you'll find it in Berlin. Why not start your day of gallery going at the Bode Museum and the Bauhaus Archive? The Kaethe Kollwitz Museum and the Old National Gallery should also be on your radar.
Learn about the impact that Berlin's past events and characters had on the country, and sometimes the world, at the German Historical Museum and the Topography of Terrors. The Story of Berlin and the Museum of Pre- and Early History are also worth a peek for a better understanding of the past.
Berlin spoils you for choice when it comes to interesting historic attractions. Why not begin your journey into the past at Schloss Charlottenburg and the Berlin Wall Memorial? Why not also call in at the Checkpoint Charlie and the Humboldt University?
Oberbaum Bridge and Glienicker Bruecke have watched over the city's waters for what seems like an age, so the least you can do is add them to your itinerary. They are not alone. Jungfernbrucke and Oberbaumbrücke have also been awaiting your arrival for a long time.
Be amazed by the unique design and learn about the tumultuous past of Spandau Citadel and Zitadelle Spandau, two impressive regional strongholds.
"If you've got it, flaunt it!" No doubt something like this wasn't far from the minds of the people who commissioned Bellevue Palace and Friedrichsfelde Palace. For another taste of the lavish life, take in the magnificent architecture at Kopenick Palace and Orangerie im Park Sanssouci.
Immerse yourself in a world of historic glory with an excursion to Caputh Castle or Belvedere on the Pfingstberg. Admire the impressive turrets and imagine yourself making your way through its secret tunnels. If you're wanting to discover more about these enchanting cultural structures, why not check out Schloss / Schlosspark Petzow and Schloss Paretz as well?
Learn more about the area's cultural traditions at Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church and Nikolaikirche. Berlin Cathedral and French Cathedral are some other historically important sites.
They mightn't be on the front cover of the inflight magazine, but Sony Centre and Bebelplatz are still well worth a few hours of your time. Two more places to put on your radar are German Chancellery and Kollwitzplatz.
Our customers tell us that they enjoy the overall value at Hotel Berlin, Berlin. During your stay, you're just a quick walk from Kurfürstendamm. Free WiFi in ...
Clean, efficient and extremely helpful staff. Ideally located for transport links across Berlin
Hotel Berlin, Berlin€72Hotel Berlin, Berlin€72
17 Dec-18 Dec
The quiet rooms at IntercityHotel Berlin Hauptbahnhof get good marks from our customers. During your stay, you're just a quick walk from German Chancellery. ...
Great location directly outside Berlin Hauptbahnhof, which was handy for arrival from Airport. Free ticket to use public transport is a real bonus although you can walk to most attractions. Hotel was lovely. Initially got allocated a smoking room, despite having a non smoking room on the booking. ...
IntercityHotel Berlin Hauptbahnhof€69IntercityHotel Berlin Hauptbahnhof€69
15 Dec-16 Dec
Our customers tell us that they enjoy the sightseeing around Steigenberger Hotel Am Kanzleramt. During your stay, you're just a quick walk from German Chancellery. ...
The hotel was amazing and with the best location in the middle of Berlin. The spa area is simply amazing . The hotel was very clean .
Steigenberger Hotel Am Kanzleramt€103Steigenberger Hotel Am Kanzleramt€103
22 Dec-23 Dec
The Westin Grand, Berlin's proximity to the airport gets high marks from our customers. During your stay, you're just a quick walk from Friedrichstrasse. Free ...
The Westin Grand, Berlin hotel is a very good place to stay in Berlin. It is located within walking distance to lots of historical buildings and there are plenty of places to eat nearby, all within walking distance. The staff are all very friendly and helpful, nothing is too much for them to do.
The Westin Grand, Berlin€104The Westin Grand, Berlin€104
3 Jan-4 Jan
Steigenberger Hotel Berlin's walkable location gets good marks from our customers. During your stay, you're just a quick walk from Kurfürstendamm. Free WiFi ...
Hotel was in a fantastic location for exploring Berlin, close to bus stop and underground. Nice atmosphere around the hotel, lots of food choices, great shopping and near to the zoo. Breakfast was plentiful, I particularly enjoyed the honeycomb and freshly churned butter. All the full hot breakfast ...
Steigenberger Hotel Berlin€87Steigenberger Hotel Berlin€87
5 Jan-6 Jan
The quiet rooms at Hilton Berlin get good marks from our customers. During your stay, you'll be connected to a shopping centre and just a quick walk from Friedrichstrasse. ...
My wife and I both loved the location, on the Gendarmenmarkt and within easy walking distance of most of the "essential" Berlin sights and experiences. The bus tours all stop on the square, but far enough away to avoid impacting on the overall ambience. There is an underground station right outside ...
Hilton Berlin€114Hilton Berlin€114
22 Dec-23 Dec
Park Inn by Radisson Berlin Alexanderplatz's central location gets good marks from our customers. During your stay, you'll be connected to the convention centre ...
Hotel in the ❤ of Berlin. All what yuo need during long weekend visit
Park Inn by Radisson Berlin Alexanderplatz€76Park Inn by Radisson Berlin Alexanderplatz€76
18 Dec-19 Dec
Our customers tell us they enjoy Sheraton Berlin Grand Hotel Esplanade's central location. During your stay, you're just a quick walk from Kurfürstendamm. You'll ...
Staff was nice,friendly. Service was perfect .I would like to be there again if I comeback to Berlin!
Sheraton Berlin Grand Hotel Esplanade€79Sheraton Berlin Grand Hotel Esplanade€79
5 Jan-6 Jan
Our customers tell us they enjoy Hampton by Hilton Berlin City West's quiet location. During your stay, you're just a quick walk from Kurfürstendamm. Features ...
We had a very good stay at the Hampton. The staff were polite and the breakfast very good. Rooms are a little smaller but being in city center that was expected, and otherwise were very clean and beds comfortable. Parking is expensive at the hotel though. Easy access to most of Berlin sights and ...
Hampton by Hilton Berlin City West€75Hampton by Hilton Berlin City West€75
5 Jan-6 Jan
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