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  • 26. Day Trip to Potsdam

    I thought Potsdam was an interesting town but the highlight for me was our chance to explore the enormous park west of the town of Potsdam. The park has numerous Palaces or Schloss created during the...

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  • 27. History - Cold War

    This museum deals with the history of the allies in Berlin but particularly the Berlin Airlift. The museum is unusual in as much that the indoor part is located in some rooms in a cafe/lounge/cocktail...

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  • 28. Olympiastadion

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Situated in the Ruhleben district of West Berlin, and with so many other things to see in the city centre, you’re probably wondering if it’s worth taking the time and trouble to travel over here. Of...

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  • 29. River Spree

    There are a number of companies along the River Spree that offer 1 hour and longer river cruises. The one I took was moored at Museum Island. Its a 1 hour cruise that shows you parts of the city from...

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  • 30. Sony Center - Potsdamer Platz

    The Sony Center (or Centre if you prefer the original English spelling) is one of the most compelling icons of modern Berlin. Situated in the heart of Potsdamer Platz which was decimated in WW2 and...

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  • 31. Graveyards

    The Old Garrison Cemetery covers an area of 0.9 ha is one of the oldest cemeteries in Berlin and dates back to 1706. The cemetery was split between officers and men and was used until 1867 when it was...

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  • 32. Parliament Buildings

    There’s no point in trying to explain the set up of German politics any more than it is anywhere else. Politicians world-wide have it all sewn up, but it’s useful to understand the layout of the new...

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  • 33. Neue Wache - New Guard House

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    We were walking Unter den Linden to Brandenburger tor and noticed this nice but not so big building with people going in. We didn´t see any signs to tell it is this place, or even a public place, but...

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  • 34. Rotes Rathaus

    4 out of 5 stars

    Name of Red Town Hall comes from simply the color of building. It was built in the second half of 19th century on former site of medieval Berlin houses. It is neo - Renaissance style, putting a few...

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  • 35. Stasi Museum

    4 out of 5 stars

    The GDR Ministry of State Security - or Stasi - operated from 1950 until 1989 with its most important complex situated in the Lichtenberg district of East Berlin. Its sole purpose was to ensure that...

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  • 36. Museum Island - Altes Museum

    Famous German architect Karl Friedrich Schinkel projected one more nice example of classicism, this one located in Museum Island (UNESCO protected). Old museum was built in 1823 - 1830. It is one of...

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  • 37. Marienkirche

    4 out of 5 stars

    There aren’t too many medieval structures left in Central Berlin so if you’re anywhere near Alexanderplatz it’s worth checking out St. Mary’s Church. This protestant church started life in the 13th...

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  • 38. KaDeWe - Kaufhaus des Westens

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    KaDeWe (Kaufhaus des Westens) is the largest department store in continental Europe and there's something for everyone. Even if you don't want to buy anything, I recommend a visit to the food hall,...

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  • 39. Tours

    I highly recommend the original walking tour in Berlin. Conducted in English and my guides - Jim for the Discover Berlin Tour and Carlos for the Sachsenhausen Concentration Camp Memorial Tour were...

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  • 40. Walking

    A few minutes walk from Messe Nord/ICC Railway Station is the listed Lietzensee Park. Surrounded by houses this park is an oasis with a central crescent shaped lake, grassed areas, boathouse, paths...

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  • 41. Prenzlauer Berg

    This monument and area is worth a visit only because it was created during the GDR days and probably would not exist today. Ernst Thälmann was leader of the German Communist Party during the Weimar...

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  • 42. Sachsenhausen Concentration Camp

    There is a lot of information and there are exhibits and detailed accounts and explanations in both German and English.... although some of these you may not wish to read - especially the experiments...

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  • 43. Bebelplatz

    4 out of 5 stars

    The old Royal Library, located at the Babelplatz, was built from 1775 to 1780, according to the design of Joseph Emanuel Fisher von Erlach. It used to be the library until 1914 but nowadays it houses...

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  • 44. Neptune Fountain - Neptunbrunnen

    Fountain was designed by architect Karl Friedrich Schinkel, but it was not made for that time. Another architect Reinhold Begas finished the project in 1888. Firstly Neptune was located nearby Berlin...

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  • 45. Museum Island - Bode Museum

    4 out of 5 stars

    This first visit to the sculpture collection of the Bode Museum was well above my expectations. Years ago I discovered the medieval sculptures at the Cluny Museum in Paris and since than I'm...

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  • 46. Berlin-Mitte

    I was in Berlin and instead taking one of the standard sightseeing busses, me and my friends have taken the Trabi XXL stretch limousine for our sightseeing tour through Berlin. www.trabi-xxl.de was...

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  • 47. Museum Island - Alte Nationalgalerie

    4 out of 5 stars

    Actually there are three museums "Galeries" displaying paintings (and sculptures) in Berlin. This one called "Alte" is the oldest for the building built around 1870 on the Museumsinsel but not for the...

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  • 48. Egyptian Museum

    The Egyptian Museum of Berlin is for me one of the three best European museums about Egypt with Le Louvre and the British Museum. I have visited the collection twice when it was located in...

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  • 49. Gemaeldegalerie

    It was my third visit to this museum and my enthusiasm already expressed here in 2006 has not wavered. The Gemäldegalerie is and remains for me one of the four best museums of ancient paintings in...

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  • 50. Bundeskanzleramt - Chancellor's Office

    The modern expressionist-style is one of a complex of buildings situated around the Reichstag. The design of the building has been referred to by some as Oriental in style A series of free-standing...

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