The Mendelssohns are one of the great German family dynasties, starting with the pater familias, Jewish Enlightenment philosopher Moses...
Berlin's most graceful square is bookended by the domed 18th-century German and French cathedrals and punctuated by a grandly porticoed...
The 1705 Französischer Dom (French Cathedral) was built by Huguenot refuges and consists of two buildings: the soaring domed tower ,...
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 surprisingly authentic Bavarian beer hall. Soak up...
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 a Rolls Royce crowd with fanciful gourmet creations. In fine weather the courtyard tables beckon, although the interior – a cocktail of glass, steel, slate and wood by Meinhard von Gerkan – is a visual treat as well.