This copper-domed church (1773) was commissioned by Frederick the Great, designed by Knobelsdorff, modelled after the Pantheon in Rome...
In 1933, books by Brecht, Mann, Marx and other ‘subversives’ went up in flames on this treeless square during the first full-blown...
Alte Königliche Bibliothek
Thanks to its curvaceous facade, this handsome baroque building is nicknamed Kommode (chest of drawers). Built under Frederick the...
Staatsoper Unter den Linden
While this historic opera house is under renovation until at least 2014, performances are held at the Schiller Theater in Charlottenburg.
In the same locale where Rahel Varnhagen held her literary salons a couple of centuries ago, Michelin-starred chef Kolja Kleeberg now...
Behrenstrasse 37 · interesting places nearby
Bebel Bar information
Plush luxury is the mojo of the Bebel Bar at the Hotel Rome, where the Mad Men crew would fit right in. Try a Roccos Mule, a heady mix of brandy, plum, fresh raspberries, lemon and spicy ginger. On balmy nights, the action moves to the rooftop terrace.
It has great views of the Berlin Cathedral and the ballet of construction cranes currently hovering over historic Mitte.