The Alte Staatsbibliothek counts the original sheet music of Beethoven's 9th Symphony among its treasures.
This columned, templelike structure, designed by Karl Friedrich Schinkel in 1818, was originally a Prussian royal guardhouse and is now...
IM Pei Bau
Temporary exhibits of the Deutsches Historisches Museum take up a modern annexe called IM Pei Bau for its architect. Fronted by a glass...
Maxim Gorki Theater
The Gorki was founded in 1952 as a key exponent of Soviet-style Socialist Realism. Naturally, it’s mellowed a lot since and now stages...
A pleasant pit stop between museums, this place beneath the railway arches has over-the-top religious decor and tasty thin-crust pizzas...
Humboldt Universität information
Lonely Planet review
Marx and Engels studied and the Brothers Grimm and Albert Einstein taught at Berlin's oldest university, housed inside a former royal palace since 1810. Booksellers usually set up by the main entrance, below the statues of its founder, philosopher Wilhelm von Humboldt, and his explorer brother Alexander.