Haus der Elektroindustrie
The massive building on the north side of the Alexanderplatz square is the 1970 Haus der Elektroindustrie , which now houses Germany’s...
Loxx Miniatur Welten Berlin
If you want to see Dad turn into a little kid, take him to this huge model railway where digitally controlled trains zip around central...
Germany's tallest structure, the 368m-high TV Tower is as iconic to Berlin as the Eiffel Tower is to Paris. Come early to beat the queue...
Berlin’s premier Sunday club is known for excessive SM (standing and modelling) with lots of smooth surfaces – and that goes for both...
Prices are hard to beat in this stylish cafeteria where German-French-Asian-peppered mains top out at €4.90. The place drowns with...
Neue Mitte information
Lonely Planet review
So much has been accomplished since reunification, yet Berlin remains a work in progress. Over on Alexanderplatz, a chunky retail-office hybrid called Neue Mitte was completed in 2009. The design itself, by the architectural firm of RKW of Düsseldorf, is remarkably unremarkable and local punters have joked that its merits lie mostly in obscuring the view of the humongous, pink-mantled Alexa shopping mall that opened in 2007.