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  • 1. Useful Information

    Every foreigner must also try a Bratwurst. Around Potsdammer platz you can find many vendors with grills hanging from their shoulders where you can purchase one. Usually around 1.35 you can't go wrong...

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  • 2. 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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  • 3. 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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  • 4. 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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  • 5. 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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  • 6. 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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  • 7. 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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  • 8. 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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  • 9. 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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  • 10. 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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  • 11. 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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  • 12. 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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  • 13. 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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  • 14. 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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  • 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. 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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  • 17. 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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  • 18. 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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  • 19. Alexanderplatz

    During the years of the divided city Alexanderplatz was rebuilt as a propogandic showcase of the triumph of the communist system. The immediate post-war buildings were "Socialist-Realist", including...

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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. Festival of Lights

    Each year the focal point of the Festival of Lights is the Brandenburg Gate, and this year there was an exciting 3D display lasting half an hour. There were entries from 6 different countries making...

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  • 22. Brandenburger Tor

    Yeah, I know this isn't the prettiest view of Brandenburger Tor.... I personally prefer the view shown by the postcards I purchased during my trip. I know the monuments in Europe very often undergo...

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  • 23. 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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  • 24. 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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  • 25. Gendarmenmarkt

    I like all of the interesting buidlings and architecture. You can see the old style buildings and also the new altogether and next to each other. Many buildings look like historic but they were built...

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