Attractions

Top Choice Gallery in Potsdamer Platz & Tiergarten

Gemäldegalerie

This museum ranks among the world's finest and most comprehensive collections of European art with about 1500 paintings spanning the arc of artistic vision from the 13th to the 18th century. Wear comfy shoes when ex…
Top Choice Area in Potsdamer Platz & Tiergarten

Potsdamer Platz

The rebirth of the historic Potsdamer Platz was Europe's biggest building project of the 1990s, a showcase of urban renewal masterminded by such top international architects as Renzo Piano and Helmut Jahn. An entire…
Top Choice Park in Potsdamer Platz & Tiergarten

Tiergarten

Berlin’s rulers used to hunt boar and pheasants in the rambling Tiergarten until garden architect Peter Lenné landscaped the grounds in the 19th century. Today it's one of the world’s largest urban parks, popular fo…
Top Choice Notable Building in Potsdamer Platz & Tiergarten

Sony Center

Designed by Helmut Jahn, the visually dramatic Sony Center is fronted by a 26-floor, glass-and-steel tower and integrates rare relics from the prewar era of Potsdamer Platz, such as the opulent Kaisersaal. The heart…
Gallery in Potsdamer Platz & Tiergarten

Martin-Gropius-Bau

With its mosaics, terracotta reliefs and airy atrium, this Italian Renaissance–style exhibit space named for its architect (Bauhaus founder Walter Gropius' great-uncle) is a celebrated venue for high-calibre art and…
Viewpoint in Potsdamer Platz & Tiergarten

Panoramapunkt

Europe’s fastest lift, Panoramapunkt yo-yos up and down the red-brick postmodern Kollhoff Tower in 20 seconds. From the bilevel viewing platform at a lofty 100m, you can pinpoint the sights, make a java stop in the …
Monument in Potsdamer Platz & Tiergarten

Siegessäule

Like arms of a starfish, five roads merge into the Grosser Stern roundabout at the heart of the huge Tiergarten park. The Victory Column at its centre celebrates 19th-century Prussian military triumphs and is crowne…
Architecture in Potsdamer Platz & Tiergarten

Berliner Philharmonie

A masterpiece of organic architecture, Hans Scharoun's 1963 iconic, honey-coloured concert venue is the home base of the prestigious Berliner Philharmoniker. The auditorium feels like the inside of a finely crafted …
Museum in Potsdamer Platz & Tiergarten

Musikinstrumenten-Museum

This darling museum is packed with fun, precious and rare sound machines, including the glass harmonica invented by Ben Franklin, a flute played by Frederick the Great, and Johann Sebastian Bach's harpsichord. Stop …
Memorial in Potsdamer Platz & Tiergarten

Gedenkstätte Deutscher Widerstand

This memorial exhibit on German Nazi resistance occupies the very rooms where high-ranking officers led by Claus Schenk Graf von Stauffenberg plotted the assassination attempt on Hitler on 20 July 1944. There's a me…