The Mendelssohns are one of the great German family dynasties, starting with the pater familias, Jewish Enlightenment philosopher Moses...
The Gendarmenmarkt area is Berlin at its ritziest, dappled with luxury hotels, fancy restaurants and bars. The graceful square is...
The 1705 Französischer Dom was built by Huguenot refuges and consists of two buildings: the soaring domed tower, whose viewing platform...
This top-ranked concert hall – a Schinkel design from 1821 – counts the Konzerthausorchester Berlin as its ‘house band’, but also hosts...
Augustiner am Gendarmenmarkt
Tourists, concert-goers and hearty-food lovers rub shoulders at rustic tables in this authentic Bavarian beer hall. Soak up the...
Jägerstrasse 54-55 · interesting places nearby
In the same locale where Rahel Varnhagen held her literary salons a couple of centuries ago, Michelin-starred chef Kolja Kleeberg now pampers demanding diners with his season-calibrated gourmet creations. In fine weather the courtyard tables beckon, although the interior – an urban cocktail of glass, steel, slate and wood by Meinhard von Gerkan – is most definitely a visual treat.