Places To Visit In Berlin Guide - Things To Do In Berlin Travel Advice Tips

Places To Visit In Berlin Guide - Things To Do In Berlin Travel Advice Tips

Berlin, capital of Germany, is culturally very interesting. There are many places to visit is Berlin but here are few very interesting places any one can visit during their trip to Berlin.

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Brandenburg Gate -  The Brandenburg Gate is the best known monument of Berlin. The door has seen over 200 years of turbulent history of the city. Since the fall of the Berlin Wall, symbol of reunification.

The Brandenburg Gate (Brandenburger Tor) is the symbol of Berlin and is located at Pariser Platz.
It is an old gateway to the city. It was built between 1788 and 1791 during the reign of Frederick William II of Prussia and was designed by Carl Gotthard Langhans.

In the same square, the Pariser Platz, we can see the Embassies of France and the United States and the luxurious Hotel Adlon.

Reichstag - The German Parliament building in this majestic building. It was completely renovated in the late 90's by British architect Lord Norman Foster.

Unter den Linden - A large concentration of historic buildings located in this boulevard lined with lined trees.

Deutsches Historical Museum, Museum of German History
Staatsoper Unter den Linden Opera House
St Hedwigs-Kathedrale, Catholic Cathedral
Humboldt-University, the oldest university in Berlin
Neue Wache, a memorial to the victims of war, where we find La Piedad
The palaces and Opernpalais Kromprinzenpalais
Bebelplatz, square where, in 1933, there was the sad burning of books by Nazis
Statue of Frederick the Great

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Berlin Wall - The Berlin Wall divided the city from 1961 to 1989 and had a length of 120 kilometers. You can still see the remains of the Wall and in some places, there are plates on the floor indicating where it has been lifted.

Checkpoint Charlie, a former outpost of the Allied Forces. Hosting an exhibition on the history of the Wall.

Topographie des Terrors, a former headquarters of high Nazi institutions. Today it is an exhibition that shows the horrors that produced the Nazi regime.

Memorial to the Holocaust. Completed in 2005, was designed as a tribute and remembrance to the Jewish people. It is almost 300 stunning rectangular blocks among which you can walk.
Museumsinsel - This island is home to an entire museum complex in 1999 was declared World Heritage by UNESCO.

The Museum Island settled the first inhabitants of the city in the s. XIII. The complex was created by Frederick William III and is currently one of the largest in the world. Since 1999, declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO.

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 Museum Island, Berlin - The first building was created in 1830 and during the Second World War destroyed much of the buildings, beginning its reconstruction in the 1950s.

Pergamon Museum, which houses a collection of relics and temples
Bodemuseum, a sculpture collection and Byzantine coins
Neues Museum, where the Ägyptisches Museum, featuring portraits of Egyptian royalty. His best known piece is the bust of Nefertiti.
Alte Nationalgalerie, which houses sculptures and paintings of the nineteenth century
Altes Museum hosts a Greek temple and a classic collection of antiques
The Berliner Dom Cathedral is also on the island.

Alexanderplatz - This square and its surroundings are one of the older sections of the capital.
Berliner Rathaus, the Red Town Hall

Berliner Fernsehturm, a television tower of 368 m and tallest building in Berlin
Churches and Marienkirche Nikolaiviertel
Marx-Engels-Forum, a monument to Marx and Engels
Märkisches Museum, Municipal Museum in Berlin
Ephraim-Palais, a baroque palace built in 1766
Fountain of Neptune

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Potsdamer Platz, Berlin - About 10 minutes walk from the museum is the famous Potsdamer Platz. Here is held every year the famous Berlin Film Festival, the Berlinale, which delivers the Golden Bear for best film.
The history of the place goes back several centuries ago but was especially popular during the nineteenth century was an area of great commercial and cultural activity today, as I recall, you can see a monument to the first traffic light was installed at the site, the first Europe.

However, the square does not retain any of its historic buildings as it was severely punished by Allied bombing in the city during World War II.

Sony Center, the headquarters of Sony Europe
Filmmuseum Berlin museum about the history of Hollywood and Babelsberg
Josty Café, meeting place of artists and intellectuals
Weinhaus Huth, only building in the square that survived World War II
The galleries Potsdamer Platz Arcades
Spielbank Berlin, Casino Berlin
Cinemaxx, one of the largest cinemas in the city
Daimler City, Berlin headquarters of the company car
Theater am Potsdamer Platz, dedicated to musical theater
Replica of the first light of Europe

Kulturforum - is a large complex of museums, concert halls and libraries. It was the equivalent of the Berlin Museum Island west to east.

Gemäldegalerie, gallery that holds works by leading European masters of painting
Neue Nationalgalerie, which exhibits twentieth-century painting
Philharmonie, the Auditorium
Music Instruments, Musical Instruments Museum
Kunstgewerbemuseum crafts since the Middle Ages to today
Kupferstichkabinett, prints and drawings gallery
St Matthäuskirche, church, 1844

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Kunfürstendam - This is a very busy and very commercial in the west of the city.

The Kaiser-Wilhelm-Gedächtnis-Kirche. After the bombing damage in 1943, leaving only the foot of the tower and the main lobby. Next to them, they built a new church. Today the church is being restored.
Schloss Charlottenburg - This is a magnificent Baroque palace designed as a summer residence for Sophie Charlotte, wife of Elector Frederick III.

The Holocaust Memorial - This monument is dedicated to the Jewish victims of Nazi genocide during World War II. It is located south of the Brandenburg Gate was designed by Peter Eisenman. It was built between 2003 and 2005 and consists of 2,711 concrete blocks of different sizes which give an irregular appearance.

Deutscher Dom - German Cathedral is a work of Martin Grünberg, built between 1702 and 1708. It was an evangelical church until 1984 that gave the state, and since 1990 the Bundestag used as an exhibition.
Ishtar Gate, Pergamon Museum - The Pergamon Museum is known for the famous Pergamon Altar, which gives its name, the year 165 a. C. From the city of Mysia, northwestern Turkey today, it is a colossal marble tomb surrounded by a frieze which represents the struggle between gods and giants. Other monuments that stand out are the Market Gate of Miletus, the s. II. C. and the Ishtar Gate, the facade of the temple of Uruk.

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Pergamon Museum - The Egyptian Museum has one of the most important collections in the world, many of this pieces are from the time of King Akhenaton, to the 1340 to. C. You can also see here the famous bust of Queen Nefertiti preserved without restoration since the Amarna period.

Lustgarten - The Garden of Delights is located in front of the Altes Museum. Originally this garden was part of an ancient palace which was the garden. After the Thirty Years War in 1648 was transformed into a royal garden, with statues, fountains, bird, summer house, greenhouse and caves. At this time was when he planted potatoes imported from Holland for the first time in Berlin.

In 1830 he was commissioned to redesign it Schinkel for the Altes Museum.

Fernsehturm, Berlin - In this place it is striking that the "lollipop" found in it. This is the TV tower (telecommunications tower) is located in the famous Alexanderplatz with its 368 meters high, you can enjoy from the viewpoint of an overview of the entire city. The tower was built by order of the leaders of the GDR in 1969 to demonstrate the strength and performance of the socialist system.

It's the first thing we saw from the plane to land in Berlin and is visible from all points of the city.
The Red Town Hall (Rotes Rathaus) - is the current city hall and the Senate of Berlin. The name of the building is due to the red color of the bricks of the facade. 

Charlottenburg, Berlin - They also emphasize the Oak Room with family portraits, the Oval Room overlooking the. The entrance to the camp is free, and so you'll get the audio guide (available in Spanish) is only necessary to leave the ID at the reception.

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