The 15 Best Things to do in Berlin

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Did you know Berlin is the largest city in Germany? It holds three UNESCO World Heritage sites, three opera houses, around 175 museums, and roughly 300 galleries.

With so many things to see, do, and eat, you might not know where to begin. So we’ve compiled our list of the absolute best things to do in Berlin for you.

Home to Germany’s government, Reichstag Building has bared witness to the country’s often tumultuous history. It was built in the 19th century, and imperial laws were debated and adopted in the building until 1918 when the German monarchy came to an end.

Pay a Visit the Reichstag Building

You will find the Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe in the middle of the city, serving as a place of remembrance and warning. The memorial opened in 2005 to commemorate the six million Jewish victims of the Holocaust.

Contemplate the Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe

Museum Island is the largest museum complex in Europe and has been a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1999.

Get Cultured at Museum Island

Checkpoint Charlie – on the corner of Friedrichstraße and Zimmerstraße – served as a military checkpoint during the Cold War and a border crossing between East and West Berlin.

Check Out Checkpoint Charlie

The Berlin Cathedral (Berliner Dom), with its impressive basilica, is one of the most iconic things to see in Berlin. The cathedral has a central copper dome that is a whopping 98 meters (322 feet) high.

Marvel at the Berlin Cathedral

One of the most famous landmarks in Germany is the Brandenburg Gate, which serves as a symbol of peace and unity. Designed by Carl Gotthard Langhans, the neo-classical structure resembles the Propylaia of the Acropolis in Athens.

Gaze at the Impressive Brandenburg Gate

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