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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Natural Feature
“Truly splendid collections of treasures from around the world. This courtly assemblage of museums is in the oldest part of Berlin, the original fishing village that started it all.”
  • 314 locals recommend
Scenic Viewpoint
“Offering breathtaking views over the German capital, the TV Tower cuts a striking image against the Berlin skyline. Secure yourself a hassle-free entrance ticket to this famous city attraction and bypass the infamous queues of people lining up outside. ”
  • 220 locals recommend
Church
“The magnificent dome of the Cathedral Church (Berliner Dom) is one of the main landmarks in Berlin’s cityscape – and marks the spot of the impressive basilica housing the city’s most important Protestant church. With its elaborate decorative and ornamental designs, the church interior is especially worth seeing.”
  • 84 locals recommend
History Museum
“An archaeological museum with impressive treasures situated at the Museum Island close to Bode Museum”
  • 63 locals recommend
History Museum
“Museum with interactive exhibits on everyday life in the GDR before German reunification.”
  • 45 locals recommend
History Museum
“A lot of what the world knows about Germany revolves around the II World War, but Germany and the germanic lands that it comprised during its many phases in History have a lot more to teach us. Visit the entrance hall, enjoy the stairs and discover surprising views. The modern extension of the museum is by IM Pei.”
  • 29 locals recommend
Art Museum
“Enjoy a most admirable collection of 19th-century art. The exceptional harmony between the beautifully restored building and the collection allow for an immersive aesthetic experience. Open on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays between 10:00 and 18:00. On Thursdays it is open from 10:00 to 20:00.”
  • 16 locals recommend
Art Museum
“This beautiful museum houses a large collection of artifacts ranging from sculptures from different periods to Byzantine art. Their ars sacra collection has an impressive amount of medieval and gothic triptychs. Open on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays between 10:00 and 18:00. On Thursdays it is open from 10:00 to 20:00.”
  • 18 locals recommend
History Museum
“This is Berlin's Egyptian museum, as well a museum of both prehistory and early history. Displayed are not only artifacts but also testimonies of travelers and expeditions that allowed for the rediscovery of Ancient Egypt and lead to the phenomenon of 18th-century egyptomania that swept Europe. Most of the rooms are decorated in the style of Ancient Egyptian palaces and tombs, or with romantized scenes from its history painted in absolutely amazing frescos. Largely destroyed during the second world war, this 19th-century building has reopened not so many years ago, after a beautiful and intricate restoration process lead by David Chipperfield. Open on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays between 10:00 and 18:00. On Thursdays it is open from 10:00 to 20:00.”
  • 19 locals recommend
Theatre
“another one of the top league theatres , see a performance and find out about what is REALLY going on in this society. plays usually have subtitles ”
  • 22 locals recommend
German Restaurant
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“Oldest part of Berlin city, one of the few locations not destroyed during WW2.”
  • 25 locals recommend
Entertainment
“The Berlin State Opera is a German opera company housed in the Staatsoper Unter den Linden - also known as Lindenopera, which also hosts the Staatskapelle Berlin orchestra. It was originally the court opera, during Prussian times, then known as Königliches Opernhaus (Royal Opera House).”
  • 17 locals recommend
Aquarium
“5,000 sea creatures live in this exciting aquarium Once you’re in the aquarium, you can attend one of the many feeding demonstrations and educational sessions conducted by the aquarium employees. Other exciting attractions include a ride through the aquarium’s AquaDom and a chance to walk through its Neptune mirror maze. There is even an interactive rockpool that allows guests to participate in activities involving starfish and crab shells. A large number of the animals found at this aquarium are on the endangered list while some have been bred and born in the aquarium as part of the conservation project the aquarium runs, called Sea Life. The Sea Life project is responsible for running events throughout Berlin while the purpose of the project is to protect the world’s seas and oceans as well as the animals that live there. The Sea Life project also tries to raise awareness for issues such as animal population changes, global warming and man made threats. As such, it helps to save seals and other marine animals that may be in distress. The AquaDom & Sea Life Berlin offers educational services for school field trips. Parents can also schedule their child’s birthday party at the aquarium. Admission: €17.95 for adults, €14.50 for children 3-14, free for children under 3. Reduced prices online. Opening Hours: Daily 10am-7pm”
  • 9 locals recommend
Asian Restaurant
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“It's a gem of a Restaurant that is tucked away in a very quiet Corner which is only a 2 min walk from the famous Gendarmenmarkt square. The Food is absolutely fabulous and probably the best value for Money. super friendly staff. ”
  • 10 locals recommend
History Museum
“This museum was designed by Schinkel, Berlin's great master of 19th-century architecture, who is buried in our neighborhood. Their collection mainly focuses on pieces from classical antiquity. Open on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays between 10:00 and 18:00. On Thursdays it is open from 10:00 to 20:00.”
  • 12 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Great food and craft beer selection. A bit touristy but with an upscale vibe. Near Checkpoint Charlie and Gendarmenmarkt. ”
  • 4 locals recommend

Top restaurants

German Restaurant
“Oldest part of Berlin city, one of the few locations not destroyed during WW2.”
  • 25 locals recommend
Asian Restaurant
“It's a gem of a Restaurant that is tucked away in a very quiet Corner which is only a 2 min walk from the famous Gendarmenmarkt square. The Food is absolutely fabulous and probably the best value for Money. super friendly staff. ”
  • 10 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Great food and craft beer selection. A bit touristy but with an upscale vibe. Near Checkpoint Charlie and Gendarmenmarkt. ”
  • 4 locals recommend
Vegetarian / Vegan Restaurant
“Great place for sit-down brunch. You can go for a nice walk along the Spree to get there or take the U2.”
  • 11 locals recommend
Café
  • 3 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Solid Italian restaurant with a good selection of pasta and a wide selection of pizzas. Has lots of space so usually don't need a reservation”
  • 6 locals recommend
Brewery
“Traditional Brauhaus with homemade beer and a range of German classics. Open Monday through Sunday, from noon to midnight.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Restaurant
  • 3 locals recommend

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