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28 top things to do in Berlin for someone who visits Berlin for the first time

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I’ve curated, by order, a selection of the 28 best attractions, monuments, parks, neighborhoods, museums, buildings, events and other things to see in Berlin.

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Reichstag

The Reichstag is the home of the German Parliam...

The Reichstag is the home of the German Parliament. The original building was designed by Paul Wallot after the Memorial H... + More

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Brandenburger Tor

The Brandenburg Gate is one of the most famous ...

The Brandenburg Gate is one of the most famous highlights of Berlin. It was built between 1788 and 1791, and it's crowned w... + More

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East Side Gallery

The East Side Gallery consists of a section of ...

The East Side Gallery consists of a section of 1.3 kilometres of the Berlin Wall that's covered in art, making it an open-a... + More

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Memorial for the Jews

The Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe is ...

The Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe is a memorial that was inaugurated in 2005. It consists of 2711 concrete slabs that... + More

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Berlin Cathedral - Berliner Dom

The Berliner Dom - in English 'Berlin Cathe...

The Berliner Dom - in English 'Berlin Cathedral'- has suffered many changes throughout the years. First, it was origina... + More

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Viewpoint

Checkpoint Charlie

Checkpoint Charlie was the most famous border c...

Checkpoint Charlie was the most famous border crossing Point. It was located in the corner of Friedrichstraße and Zimmers... + More

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Green

Tiergarten

Tiergarten is the most famous park in Berlin th...

Tiergarten is the most famous park in Berlin that has 210 hectares of grounds. Both locals and tourists attend here every day t... + More

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TV tower - Fernsehturm

The Fernsehturm tower was built between 1965 an...

The Fernsehturm tower was built between 1965 and 1969 by the government of East Germany, the German Democratic Republic. It was... + More

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Alexanderplatz

Alexanderplatz in Mitte is the biggest and one ...

Alexanderplatz in Mitte is the biggest and one of the most famous squares in Berlin. It's an area full of shops, restaurant... + More

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Potsdamer Platz

Potsdamer Platz is one of the most popular squa...

Potsdamer Platz is one of the most popular squares in the city, full of restaurants, theatres, stores and beautiful architectur... + More

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Museum Island - Museumsinsel

The Museum Island is an area that has five well...

The Museum Island is an area that has five well-known museums: The Pergamonmuseum, Bode-Museum, New Museum, Old National Galler... + More

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Museum

Pergamonmuseum

The Pergamonmuseum has exhibitions of the histo...

The Pergamonmuseum has exhibitions of the history of the Ancient East, with objects brought from Iran, Asia Minor, Egypt and th... + More

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Monument

New Synagogue - Neue Synagoge

The New Synagogue is one of the most important ...

The New Synagogue is one of the most important sites for Jewish Culture in Berlin. It was built between 1859 and 1866 in Mooris... + More

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Monument

Bellevue Palace

The Bellevue Palace is an Early Neoclassical bu...

The Bellevue Palace is an Early Neoclassical building that was commissioned by Prince August Ferdinand of Prussia in 1785. It h... + More

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Victory Column

The Victory Column is located in the center of ...

The Victory Column is located in the center of Tiergarten park. It's a column that has a statue of Victoria, the Goddess of... + More

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Oberbaum Bridge - Oberbaumbrücke

The Oberbaum Bridge crosses the Spree River and...

The Oberbaum Bridge crosses the Spree River and it has become a symbol of Unified Berlin because it connects Friedrichshain&nbs... + More

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Museum

Jewish Museum - Jüdisches Museum

The Jewish Museum has exhitibions of works of a...

The Jewish Museum has exhitibions of works of art and objects of everyday life related to the history of the Jews who lived and... + More

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Museum

Topography of Terror

Topography of Terror is a permanent indoor and ...

Topography of Terror is a permanent indoor and outdoor exhibition that offers information about the Gestapo and the SS, and how... + More

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Museum

BlackBox Kalter Krieg

BlackBox Kalter Krieg is an exhibition that has...

BlackBox Kalter Krieg is an exhibition that has information about the history of Checkpoint Charlie, the border crossing point.... + More

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Viewpoint

Gendarmenmarkt

The Gendarmenmarkt is a square that has a conce...

The Gendarmenmarkt is a square that has a concert house and two church buildings, and in the middle there's a statue of poe... + More

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Museum

Alte Nationalgalerie

The Alte Nationalgalerie is one of the museums ...

The Alte Nationalgalerie is one of the museums in Museum Island. It exhibits paintings of 19th century, including some works by... + More

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Other

Mitte Neighbourhood

Mitte Neighbourhood is the central district of ...

Mitte Neighbourhood is the central district of Berlin and its home to many of its attractions, like the Reichstag, Museum Islan... + More

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Green

Treptower Park

Treptower Park is a park that has a riverside p...

Treptower Park is a park that has a riverside path, flower gardens, lawns and lots of trees. It was inaugurated in 1888 and it ... + More

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Other

Kreuzberg neighbourhood

Kreuzberg neighbourhood is known worldwide beca...

Kreuzberg neighbourhood is known worldwide because of its alternative scene. It was once surrounded by the Berlin Wall on three... + More

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Other

Sony Center Berlin

The Sony Center is a buliding complex in P...

The Sony Center is a buliding complex in Potsdamer Platz that has shops, restaurants, a conference centre, hotel room... + More

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Monument

Deutscher Dom

The Deutscher Dom is one of the churches l...

The Deutscher Dom is one of the churches located on Gendarmenmarkt square. It was inaugurated in 1708 by King Friedrich I,... + More

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Monument

French Cathedral - Französischer Dom

The Französischer Dom got its name fr...

The Französischer Dom got its name from the French word for 'dome'. The building has a church, a viewing balu... + More

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Other

Hackescher Markt

Hackescher Markt is a well-known designer shopp...

Hackescher Markt is a well-known designer shopping area that also has some art galleries, local art and graffities.  ... + More

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