Attractions

Top Choice Museum in Museumsinsel & Alexanderplatz

Pergamonmuseum

Opening a fascinating window on to the ancient world, this palatial three-wing complex unites a rich feast of classical sculpture and monumental architecture from Greece, Rome, Babylon and the Middle East, including…
Top Choice Museum in Museumsinsel & Alexanderplatz

Museumsinsel

Walk through ancient Babylon, meet an Egyptian queen, clamber up a Greek altar or be mesmerised by Monet's ethereal landscapes. Welcome to Museumsinsel (Museum Island), Berlin's most important treasure trove, spanni…
Top Choice Museum in Museumsinsel & Alexanderplatz

Neues Museum

David Chipperfield's reconstruction of the bombed-out Neues Museum is now the residence of Queen Nefertiti, the showstopper of the Egyptian Museum, which also features mummies, sculptures and sarcophagi. Pride of pl…
Top Choice Palace in Potsdam

Schloss Sanssouci

Frederick the Great's famous summer palace, this rococo gem was designed by Georg Wenzeslaus von Knobelsdorff in 1747 and sits daintily above vine-draped terraces with the king's grave nearby. Admission is limited a…
Top Choice Palace in Potsdam

Schloss & Park Sanssouci

This glorious park and palace ensemble is what happens when a king has good taste, plenty of cash and access to the finest architects and artists of the day. Sanssouci was dreamed up by Frederick the Great (1712–86)…
Top Choice Palace in City West & Charlottenburg

Schloss Charlottenburg

Charlottenburg Palace is one of the few sites in Berlin that still reflects the one-time grandeur of the Hohenzollern clan that ruled the region from 1415 to 1918. Originally a petite summer retreat, it grew into an…
Top Choice Gallery in Scheunenviertel

Sammlung Boros

This Nazi-era bunker shelters one of Berlin's finest private contemporary art collections. Advertising guru Christian Boros acquired the behemoth in 2003 and converted it into a shining beacon of art. Book online (w…
Top Choice Museum in Scheunenviertel

Museum für Naturkunde

Fossils and minerals don’t quicken your pulse? Well, how about Tristan, one of the best-preserved Tyrannosaurus rex skeletons in the world, or the 12m-high Brachiosaurus branchai, the world's largest mounted dino sk…
Top Choice Park in Wannsee

Pfaueninsel

Back to nature was the dictum in the 18th century, so Friedrich Wilhelm II had this little island turned into an idyllic playground, perfect for retreating from state affairs and for frolicking with his mistress in …
Top Choice Landmark in Friedrichshain

East Side Gallery

The year was 1989. After 28 years, the Berlin Wall, that grim and grey divider of humanity, finally met its maker. Most of it was quickly dismantled, but along Mühlenstrasse, paralleling the Spree, a 1.3km stretch b…