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Top 5 Must-See Berlin Attractions

July 21, 2014 4:01 pm by

Top 5 Must-See Berlin Attractions

Whether you’re in Berlin for a couple of days or a week you’ll want to make sure that see the best of the city and take in the best attractions on offer. In this blog we uncover 5 must-see attractions/tours in Berlin and explain what makes them so special and what to expect when visiting them!

1)      Pergamon Museum

Unsurprisingly, the Pergamon Museum comes in at #1 in the list. Located on the Berlin Museum Island, the Pergamon Museum was built between 1910 and 1930 and today houses an extensive collection of treasures including sculptures, reconstructions of archaeological buildings and classical antiquities. Don’t miss the Pergamon Altar – one of the highlights of the museum!

2)      Checkpoint Charlie Museum (Mauer Museum)

Standing as a key landmark both for historical and geographical reasons, the Checkpoint Charlie Museum details the history of the Berlin Wall and the stories around it. Don’t miss heading inside and hearing more about attempted escapes including those by hot air balloon and even a small submarine!

3)      Berliner Dom (Berlin Cathedral)

The breath-taking Berliner Dom is one of the most iconic and imposing buildings in Berlin and is a popular stopping point for visitors. Head inside and enjoy the fabulous view from the Cathedral Dome!

4)      Berlin Hop-On-Hop-Off Bus Tour

Arguably the best way to get to know the layout and key attractions in any city, a hop-on-hop-off bus tour is the perfect way to start any visit to Berlin. Simply jump on at any one of the 20 stops and jump off at any attractions that take your fancy!

5)      Berlin River Cruise

Relax and enjoy the sights as you wind through the city! A great way to take a breather from all that walking, a Berlin River cruise gives you a unique perspective of the city, giving you a view of many of the top Berlin attractions including the Museum Island. Jump on-board and find out how the River Spree influences the layout of Berlin.

For more Berlin attractions head to our full Berlin attraction list.