Attractions

There is no better way to explore Berlin. Browse through our curated attractions section and discover awesome ways to visit the city we all love.

Whether you are looking to explore traditional sights, parks, bars, lakes or get inspired about walking around town on your own terms, this is a great place to start. We have hand picked some of our favorite attractions and activities to give you the best possible “Berlin experience”.Berlin attractions

Berlin’s cherry blossoms – best spots 2019

Berlin is blooming again! And if you are in Berlin in early spring (the timing of the blossom is uncertain every year) we highly recommend you spend at least half a day enjoying its cherry blossoms. Yes, Berlin has quite a few places where you can enjoy this very short spectacle of nature. As you walk through the streets you will certainly bump

Berlinale 2019: plan your film festival

It’s definitely one of the most highly anticipated times of the year. The Berlinale (Berlin Film Festival) kicks off on February 7th, just in time to warm us up in the middle of the winter! Photo from Berlinale’s website The Berlinale is a veritable feast for all cinephiles. In addition to uniting movie addicts from all over the world,

Berlin highlights in 2019

As if there weren’t enough to do during the year in Berlin, with traditional events, like the transmediale/CTM Festival, Berlinale, the Carnival of Cultures, Gallery Weekend, Christopher Street Day (Gay Pride), Tanz im August, the Long Nights of Museums and Berlin Art Week, among many, many others, 2019 has three very special events

The greatest Socialist realist murals in Berlin 

During the days of the German Democratic Republic – GDR, from the late 1940s until 1989, the official form of art was known as Socialist realism. Intended to represent everyday life under Socialism, it portrayed the benefits of living and working in East Germany. Developed in the early 1920s, Socialist realism is a style of idealized

The most beautiful public Christmas trees in Berlin – 2018

Christmas time is truly upon us and it’s almost impossible not to be touched by the Christmassy vibes in Berlin! And a Christmas tree is undoubtedly one of the most recognizable signs of the Christmas season! Though German tradition dictates that Christmas trees be put up quite late, on Christmas Eve (December 24th), for several years now,

Berlin’s best alternative Christmas markets

The past couple of years have seen a surge of “specialty” Christmas markets and they range in theme from Latin, design, Japanese, vegan… You name it! These variations, though fun, tend to feel less “Christmassy” than the more traditional ones, but they’re perfect for those who are not entirely into the Christmas season. But keep in
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