About Berlin

"Ich bin ein Berliner!"

Follow in the footsteps of politicians, celebrities and tourists alike. Discover a city that has changed more than any other city in the world over the last few years. Berlin brings together the past, present and future in a truly unique way.

With an area nine times bigger than Paris, more bridges than Venice, the world's longest open air gallery, Europe's largest department store KaDeWe and the most zoo animals in the world, Berlin surely has something to offer for everyone.

For culinary delights, Berlin's multiculturalism awaits with a dazzling variety of cuisines, local specialties and its very own genuine beer.

Cultural enthusiasts can enjoy three running opera houses, 150 theatres and stage venues and "more museums than rainy days".

And with 30% of the city being covered by parks and woods or rivers, lakes or waterways, a place to unwind is only a few steps away.

"Berlin – the place to be" be open, be free, be Berlin.

For more information: visitBerlin.com

Famous berlin sights 

Berlin Television Tower
The Berlin TV Tower was inaugurated on 3 October 1969 in East Germany and is nowadays a symbol of the entire city. Located on the Alexanderplatz, the 368 meter high tower is the highest building in Europe open to the general public.

Brandenburg Gate
The Brandenburg Gate was build in 1791. It is one of the most iconic sights in Berlin and the only surviving historical city gate. 

Reichstag building
The Reichstag building is a historic building in Berlin which houses the Bundestag, the lower house of Germany's parliament. 

Museum Island 
A unique ensemble of buildings on Spreeinsel (Spree Island) in the heart of Berlin. The Museum Island consisting of five different museums (Bode-Museum, Pergamonmuseum, Altes Museum, Neues Museum and Alte Nationalgalerie) and hosts a huge art collection. 
© Berlin Cathedral with Museum Island in Berlin © iStock.com, Foto: Chalabala