Fat Tire Bike Tours
Has classic city, Nazi and Berlin Wall tours as well as a fascinating 'Raw: Berlin Exposed' tour that gets under the city's urban,...
This Gothic brick gem has welcomed worshippers since the 13th century, making it one of Berlin’s oldest surviving churches. A faded...
This elaborate fountain was designed by Reinhold Begas in 1891 and depicts Neptune holding court over a quartet of buxom beauties...
Hekticket am Alex
Near Alexanderplatz. Sells left-over tickets for same-day performances at half price between 2pm and 7pm. Cash only.
Panoramastrasse 1a · interesting places nearby
Germany's tallest structure, the 368m-high TV Tower is as iconic to Berlin as the Eiffel Tower is to Paris. On clear days, views from the panorama level at 203m are unbeatable. The upstairs Restaurant Sphere (mains €14-28) makes one revolution per hour. To skip the line, buy tickets online.
Built in 1969, the tower was supposed to demonstrate the GDR's engineering prowess but ended up being a bit of a laughing stock when it turned out that, when hit by the sun, the steel sphere below the antenna produced the reflection of a giant cross. West Berliners gleefully dubbed the phenomenon ‘the Pope’s revenge’.