the wall in berlin
The Wall

Attractions & Sightseeing

– Brandenburger Tor (city gate; main symbol of Berlin)
Holocaust Memorial (for the murdered Jews of Europe)
– German Parliamant (Reichstag)
– The Wall
Checkpoint Charlie (famous crossing point between East- and West Germany)
Alexanderplatz (the center of former East-Berlin)
– Berlin Zoological Garden (oldest zoo of Germany)
– Under den Linden boulevard
– Kurfurstendamm (shopping/entertainment)
– KaDeWe (large shopping centre)
– Potsdamer Platz (public square and traffic hub)
– Gendarmenmarkt (square with large cathedrals)
– Charlottenburg Palace (largest palace in Berlin)
– mini-cruise over the Spree river (1 hour)


Museum Island is a main tourist attraction in Berlin. Museum Island is the northern part of an island in the Spree river. The area has 5 renowed museums and has been listed as Unesco World Heritage Site. There are several boat tours through the area.
tour with the boat along museum island

Altes Museum (Old Museum)
– Neues Museum (New Museum)
Alte Nationalgalerie (Old National Gallery)
– Bode Museum ( sculptures, Byzantine art)
– Pergamon Museum (Antiquity, islamic- and middle east art)

Distance from Brandenburger Tor or Alexanderplatz to Museum Island is about 15-20 minutes walking. From railway/metro station Friedrichstrasse, it’s 10 minutes walking.

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