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  • 6 mentions in What are the top 3 things I can't miss in Berlin?

    • Carissa P.

      Carissa P. said, " head out on a free walking tour with Sandeman's which took us to all the iconic destinations, meeting at the Brandenburg Gate. This will set you up for the rest of the days to spend in Berlin as you will..." See More

    • Jenna D.

      Jenna D. said, " it's cheap! Here are my three suggestions: 1. Unterwelten Tour - Berlin Wall Memorial3. Jewish Museum Berlin & Brandenburg Gate Best, Jenna..." See More

    • Jeremy L.

      Jeremy L. said, " as well. The history surrounding that city and town is incredibly powerful. Three things to experience? That's tough. Walk from Brandenburg Gate, past the Holocaust Memorial, and on to Checkpoint Charlie. As others have stated, there are tours that can..." See More

    • Ashley and Ryan R.

      Ashley and Ryan R. said, " don't have time to go to all of them/wait for pergamon. You'll definitely be able to see Checkpoint Charlie, the Brandenburg Gate and others while you walk to the Topography of Terror, it's along the same path...." See More

    • Travis H.

      Travis H. said, "...aside, no matter what your like, I would definitely recommend using a day to take in all the world-famous sites (the Brandenburg Gate, the Berlin Wall, the Topography of Terror, Museum Island, the Bundestag, Checkpoint Charlie, etc.). If you're really interested..." See More

    • Micah l.

      Micah l. said, "... Brandenburg Gate, Bundestag, and the TV Tower...." See More

  • 3 mentions in 4 hours in Berlin, what should I check out?

    • Jeremy L.

      Jeremy L. said, "...I did Berlin in a few hours once on a layover. I walked a big loop that hit the Bundestag, Brandenburg Gate, Holocaust Memorial, and Checkpoint Charlie, and then looped back to see some of the old museum/government buildings down Unter..." See More

    • Luis H.

      Luis H. said, "...4 hours is very short, but you should definitely check out the Bundestag and Brandenburg Gate. It is very close to the main station and you will have many interesting spots in this area. Enjoy..." See More

    • Andy G.

      Andy G. said, "...Hi Matt - so much to see, so little time! I would head for the area around the Brandenburg Gate, iconic for its significance and architecture. the Jewish Museum Berlin is close by and i found the outside space with the..." See More

  • 2 mentions in Which are the best districts/areas for a hotel in Berlin?

    • Lorraine M.

      Lorraine M. said, "...Friedrichstrasses near Spree river is a good location-on line can often get very good rates-only a short walk to trains, Museums, Brandenburg Gate, Checkpoint Charlie, etc. Lots of cheap eating round there plus a wonderful bookstore just down the street. If..." See More

    • Dee B.

      Dee B. said, "...The Mitte. "Mitte encompasses Berlin's historic core and includes some of the most important tourist sites of Berlin like Museum Island Brandenburg Gate, Unter den Linden, Potsdamer Platz, Bundestag" If you want to be in the middle of more traditional, Unter..." See More

  • 2 mentions in 5 places to go to really know German history?

    • Lorraine M.

      Lorraine M. said, "...them their rates and where they go before you use them. Wander the Freiderichstrasse, go to Museum Island, the Holocaust Memorial, Brandenburg Gate, Tiergarten. You won't run out of things to see-the street market along the river close to Museum Island..." See More

    • Maria O.

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      Maria O. said, "...Berlin. I'm not Jewish but I spent half a day in the museum and shed a few tears there!Visit Checkpoint Charlie Brandenburg Gate Deutsches Historisches MuseumSoviet War Memorial Treptow Reichstagsgebäude and Charlottenburg palace (visit the gardens too ) Most of Germany was..." See More

  • 1 mention in What's the best & most budget-friendly European city to spend New Years?

    • Debbie L.

      Debbie L. said, "...apartment in the very awesome Berlin Mitte area, which has a sick view of the TV Tower:I did walk around the Brandenburg Gate area where the huge new years celebration is, just to see it and to say I've been, but I..." See More

  • 1 mention in 2 free days...where are the coolest places to visit?

    • Regan W.

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      Regan W. said, "...bikeable city stopping at the KaDeWe for lunch, the huge flea market next the Zoologischer Garten, through the Tiergarten to the Brandenburg Gate. Wander around the hip Prenzlauer Berg and Friedrichshain neighborhood and admire the old apartment building drinking a milch..." See More

  • 1 mention in What is the most must-see "non famous" sight/spots in Berlin?

    • Apoorva G.

      Apoorva G. said, "...the winter months, visit Peristal Singum a surreal underground labyrinth experience. Take the Free Tour that starts at the Starbucks near Brandenburg Gate and lasts for 3.5 hours. Yes. It is free. No hidden fees, just tips if you want to and..." See More

  • 1 mention in Anyone could tell me cool and free city attractions?

    • Katarina C.

      Katarina C. said, "...beautiful church in Downtown Berlin. It is also called the Gedaechtniskirche. Be sure to check out the Brandenburger Tor, or the Brandenburg Gate, the iconic passage into Berlin. Obviously if this is your first time to Berlin, you will want to..." See More

  • 1 mention in Travelers acting inappropriately. What have you done that you regret?

    • Lindsey S.

      Lindsey S. said, "...uncultured moron -_-. And this one wasn't me, but I was also watching the New Years fireworks going off over the Brandenburg Gate, surrounded by people from all over the world, and some drunk American near me starts yelling, "Yeah, you..." See More

  • 1 mention in What are the best things to do on Berlin in May (3-4 days trip)?

    • Lorraine M.

      Lorraine M. said, "...there can walk to Museum Island-definitely worth a visit. If it's your thing, do a walking tour of Berlin's graffiti-loved it. Brandenburg Gate and Checkpoint Charlie are tourist traps but can't go to Berlin without seeing them. Near Brandenburg gate is the..." See More

  • 1 mention in What are the most popular neighborhoods in Berlin?

    • Gerald S.

      Gerald S. said, "...hip people, concept stores and cool hotels. Lots of places in walking distance such as Alexanderplatz , Pergamonmuseum , Friedrichstraße , Brandenburg Gate ,Reichstag Or stay in the brand new 25hours Hotel Bikini Berlin in former West Berlin which has been stuck..." See More

  • 1 mention in Work Trip to Berlin- must sees while I'm there?

    • Charlie M.

      Charlie M. said, "...1) Berlin Wall 2) Bundestag/ Brandenburg Gate 3) Walk around Kreuzberg Avoid Alexanderplatz & Checkpoint Charlie! Honorable mention: Topography of Terror..." See More

  • 1 mention in Berlin for New Years Eve

    • Gustavo F.

      Gustavo F. said, "...The best place to go on NYE in Berlin is the Brandenburg Gate, where there is a big fireworks display and you can buy good beers and good food on the streets..." See More

  • 1 mention in Best Unexpected Event While Traveling?

    • Ashley and Ryan R.

      Ashley and Ryan R. said, "...Berlin along the road that divides Tiergarten, we went on the giant ferris wheel and had great views of the park, Brandenburg Gate and the Bundestag..." See More

  • 1 mention in Must-see in Berlin

    • Ellis &.

      Ellis &. said, "...I'd recommend taking a free walking tour, they go daily from the Brandenburg Gate and visit a lot of the main sites. My guide was really knowledgeable and it's a great way to see the city if you don't have a lot..." See More

  • 1 mention in Best free things to do in Berlin?

    • Ashley and Ryan R.

      Ashley and Ryan R. said, "...chance to go to the top of the dome! Make sure you pre-book your visit though. The Topography of Terror , Brandenburg Gate, Checkpoint Charlie and Holocaust Memorial are the iconic free sites. There are also other spots like along Bernauer..." See More

  • 1 mention in Highlights of your time in Berlin?

    • Jenelle B.

      Jenelle B. said, "...The Brandenburg Gate, the preserved section of the Berlin Wall, and strolling around in Kreuzberg...." See More

  • 1 mention in As a first timer how long should one spend in Berlin?

    • Tiffany W.

      Tiffany W. said, "...of the things outside it like the Charlottenburg Palace , that would truly make a wonderful trip. I saw the the Brandenburg Gate, the Tiergarten with its wonderful zoo (really, you could spend an entire day here enjoying the beautiful gardens..." See More

  • 1 mention in What to do during a 3 days trip ?

    • Eva R.

      Eva R. said, "...much to offer, and it really depends on what you're into but a few things that are a must are: The Brandenburg Gate, Holocaust Memorial (which is close by) and the Bundestag. You should also check out the East Side Gallery..." See More

  • 1 mention in How to split up a 5 day solo trip in Berlin?

    • MacKenzie A.

      MacKenzie A. said, "...on which you might be able to meet some other travelers if that floats your boat. I believe they depart from Brandenburg Gate...." See More

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