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  • 1. Sightseeing Tours/ City walks/ Boat trips

    Not my favorite thing...but a general tip: If you are thinking about taking a tour, I would recommend doing it by bus. Normally I enjoy walking tours because I feel you get to experience more;...

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  • 2. Useful Information

    The 3-Day-Ticket Museum Pass Berlin is a good buy. For 19 € one has a FREE ADMISSION to 55 museums and exhibitions on three consecutive days. The pass is available at all Berlin Tourist info's or at...

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  • 3. Transportation

    There are sixteen former ghost stations located in the Berlin U-Bahn and S-Bahn systems, named so because they were not accessible during the Cold War. Some of these ghost stations still have the...

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  • 4. Personal Memories and Impressions

    Berlin is a huge city and to truly explore it takes weeks, but even on a short trip, you can see more than just the central tourist sections by jumping on its extensive mass transit system. We got...

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  • 5. Berlin Wall

    The Berlin that I knew was the splitted city, a few months after the falling of the wall and before the unification. My kids enthusiastically joined the crowds hitting the remaining panels of the...

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  • 6. History - World War II

    Admiring its architecture. Visiting Treptower Park used to be a must for all Soviet citizens - this is what the hosts told us. We were taken to the memorial dedicated to the Soviet soldiers and...

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  • 7. Berlin-Mitte

    it is now east-berlin (ost-berlin) which is the new city center, so the district is upside down , everything is being rebuilt, you will see dozens of trucks coming from the czech republic for the...

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  • 8. Museums

    The museum Berlin-Karlshorst focuses on the Second World-War and its impact for both the Russian and German participants. It shows how soldiers and civilians shared the experience of suffering, loss...

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  • 9. Museumsinsel (Museum Island)

    The Museum Island is a great place in general. It is comprised of five museums The bode Museum (celebrating its grand reopening when I was there with lines around the block so I skipped it) The Altes...

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  • 10. Unter den Linden

    Unter den Linden (under the lime trees) is a boulevard in the Mitte District, probably the most famous street of Berlin. It runs east-west direction of the city centre. Actually, it is long and large...

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  • 11. Reichstag

    The Parlament from Germany it is next to Brandenburg gate. It is very impressive the big glass dome on top where you can enjoy a great view of Berlin (in a good weather day!) Always queues, so we did...

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  • 12. Potsdamer Platz

    As for the contemporary architecture, Postdamerplatz is today probably the most interesting sight in whole of the world. I didn't take any picture of it in a gloomy day-light, and that was right...

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  • 13. Ku-Damm (Kurfürstendamm)

    Shopping in Berlin is fabulous - from Ka-De-We (the German version of Harrods) along to C&A - they have some great shops. There is about three blocks of great shopping - mostly department stores -...

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  • 14. Churches

    For sheer OOMPH factor, this was definitely my favourite church in Berlin. It's the Nikolai Kirche in the Nikolaiviertel and no you are not seeing double, it has two spires, just like Siamese twins....

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  • 15. Siegessäule (Victory Column)

    Cross the road by a tunnel which will bring you safely to the centre {the Grosser Stern}and the Siegessaule which is only a few €s to walk up. A gilded figure by Friedrich Drake representing Victory,...

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  • 16. Kaiser Wilhelm Gedächtniskirche

    The church was built from 1891?95 but destroyed in 1943. Originally the ruins should be replaced by a new building but after protests they stayed and were integrated in the new building and now you...

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  • 17. Berliner Dom (Berlin Cathedral)

    I love cathedrals and Berlin has many. My favorite is the Berliner Dom. To enter when services are not being held you must pay 3€, but on Sundays I think you can get in free when concerts or special...

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  • 18. Alexanderplatz

    When you think of Oktoberfest, you quite rightly associate it with Munich. That's why I was surprised to see a small Oktoberfest happening on Alexanderplatz during my visit. It had a similar vibe to a...

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  • 19. Checkpoint Charlie

    Berlin is not just Berlin, Berlin is a living historical legend. Try to understand the last three and four decades this city and its inhabitants have been put through and admire the vitality and joy...

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  • 20. East Side Gallery

    If you do nothing else culture-wise here in Berlin you must visit the East Side Gallery. This is a 1.2 km stretch of the former Berlin Wall which has been turned into a unique public art space. I'm...

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  • 21. History - Cold War

    The Berlin Wall is largely gone except for a few preserved sections like Mauer Park. The differences between East and West Berlin are steadily disappearing, though you can at times still feel the...

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  • 22. Potsdam

    I really loved it here...the palaces were gorgeous and the gardens were amazing. The inside of the palaces were definitely worth a look too! I loved the sea shell room in the Sanssouci Palace...it is...

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  • 23. Events

    From the official ITB-Page: "ITB Berlin: Where Global Business Happens. The whole world meets at ITB Berlin: People, working in the travel industry and people, who want to catch up on the most...

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  • 24. Tiergarten and Zoo

    ...are "must see"... Also take some time to take a tour bus lane for sightseeing Berlin.... choose the one that takes you to 14-15 spots all over town and you can get off the bus take some photos...

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  • 25. Public Art

    Molecule man was something I'd really looked forward to seeing in Berlin and I was amazed and thrilled to actually pass it on our way in from the airport. This was a real plus as I didn't know where...

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