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Artsy things to do in Berlin for first-timers

By now you are in love with Berlin, right? You explored some of the classic sights, enjoyed the city like a local. And guess what? I planned a day with some of my favorite art spaces in Berlin so you can spend your day in awe. You enjoy art, right? Otherwise please check some of my tips for other types of things to do in Berlin. Here!

As I am not exactly sure about what kind of art you are into (I am into all kinds!), I came up with diverse ideas of artsy things to do in Berlin to inspire you. Click on the links to get more details and itinerary maps.

  1. Street Art Itinerary – If you are into cool murals, check out a guide I created with my favorites (with an interactive map) here. Otherwise go for more random walk around Urban Spree, the area surrounding Urban Nation or below the train tracks along Dircksenstrasse. Duration: Half day to many days, if you want to see it all.Street Art Guide Berlin Top 11 Dmitri Vrubel

  2. Modern and Contemporary Art Itinerary – Deep dive into Berlin’s vibrant and unique Art Scene. We have a great list of our favorite places for you to pick from. I always recommend my friends to start at Hamburger Bahnhof and go from there. But…check my LIST out and decide for yourself. Duration: Half day to many days, if you want to see it all.things to do in berlin

  3. Classic Art Itinerary – Look no further if you are looking for a more “classic”  art experience. I have just what you need. Focus on the Alte Nationalgalerie, Bode Museum and Gemäldegalerie. Specific locations and tips, HERE. But wait, there is more. If you feel this isn’t enough, check out these additional tips. Duration: Half day to many days, if you want to see it all.

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Additionally, check out our AGENDA as we often have tips for art openings, vernisages, finisages, short exhibitions, etc.

If you’d like to go back or visit another one of Berlin’s amazing museums, check out a list of our favorite Museums to explore!

Go for dinner at one of our favorite RESTAURANTS. After dinner, get a cocktail or craft beer in one of our favorite BARS. If a concert is what you are looking for, read THIS. Or go for a a piano concert inside a semi-abandoned garage complex.

If you feel like going out into the night, check out our Agenda and our NIGHTLIFE tips!

To keep it short and fun, I decided to break this article down. Make sure to read the following articles to complete your fun itinerary of things to do on your first visit to Berlin!




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Felix 2017-04-19 at 10:00 PM

what about they do art evenrs, too! 🙂

AwesomeBerlin 2017-04-20 at 3:45 PM

We have not been to their events…but will keep that in mind in the future. Thanks!


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