This tour starts in the center of “Mitte”, Berlin’s lively number one residential district with its old houses, streets and backyards. One of these, the “Hackesche Höfe” was reconstructed and now is home for art galleries, restaurants, cinemas and manufactures where we can watch and photograph craftsmen at work.
Tourists are awe struck by the architecture of its buildings, for example the Brandenburger Tor – Gate. Amongst other things, it is also famous for its Opera House and its nightlife. It has also hosted many international and historical events. The best way to get around and become familiar is by bus. “All free men, […]
Take out some time from your busy itinerary of Berlin city and check out the Jewish Museum. Check out the two buildings that this museum comprises of and you will be thrilled with the information found here. Ask those who know and they will inform you that this museum depicts German Jewish history over a […]
Paying a visit to Berlin and not viewing the East Side Gallery is perhaps the biggest blunder that a tourist can make. Check out the 1.3 kilometers long portion of the Berlin Wall and view the 100 odd paintings on the same.
Do not miss out on the Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church when you next visit Berlin. This is one of the most known attractions of the city. Originally constructed by the famous architect Franz Schwechten between the years 1891 to 1895, this church serves as a memorial to Wilhelm I. Located in Breitscheidplatz, this iconic building […]
Situated in close proximity to the Brandenburger Gate, the Reichstag is the seat of the German Parliament. Those who know more about the history of Berlin City will inform you that this building was situated just next to the wall prior to unification. Paul Wallot designed and built this building, which is in the Neo-Renaissance […]
Visiting Berlin and not looking into one of its oldest churches might not be the right thing to do. Originally, a Roman Catholic Church, the Nikolaikirche is located in the Nicolaiveiertel area of central Berlin. Built in the Gothic style in the year 1230, this church offers visitors a unique opportunity to look into an […]
Famous for housing several medieval frescoes including The Dance of Death, Marienkirche is one of Berlin’s oldest churches. Also known as St. Mary’s Church, the construction of this Protestant church, dates back to the late thirteenth century.
Built between the years 1861-1869 and designed by Hermann Friedrich Waesemann, the Red Town Hall is the successor to the sixteenth century town hall of Berlin. It is situated near Alexanderplatz on Rathausstraße in the Mitte district.
One cannot but miss the huge white dome surrounded by four small domes on its corners when visiting Berlin via flight. They belong to the famous Berlin Cathedral, famous amongst tourists for its impressive Baroque structure.
What you see today is the restoration of a beautiful piece of art that was shattered during the Second World War. Situated to the north of the Old Museum, the New Museum, whose plans were drafted by Friedrich August Stuler, was built between the years 1843 and 1855. It was initially opened for public view […]
Check out its entrance hall in the evening when the lights are on… they look so dreamlike with statues lining the sides of the walls. Completed in the year 1904, the Bode Museum, which was designed by Ernst von Ihne is amongst a group of museums that make up the Museum Island (Museumsinsel)in Berlin. It […]
Take a break from traveling all around and visit the place that was built for royalty. The term `bellevue’ means `magnificent view’ and the usage of this term for describing the Bellevue Palace is not exaggerated. Situated near the Spree River in Berlin and occupying an area of 50 acres, the Bellevue Palace was constructed […]
Also known locally as the Neue Synagogue, this synagogue was designed primarily by Eduard Knoblauch and then by Friedrich August Stuler. It was constructed between 1859-1866 as the primary synagogue of the Jewish community of Berlin. Many consider it as one of the important architectures of the nineteenth century in Berlin.
Take a look at the live-sized structures inside this gigantic museum. Few lovers of arts are aware of the fact that when Germany was divided in the aftermath of the second world war, its art treasures were divided too. Located on Museum Island (Museumsinsel), Berlin, the Pergamon Museum was designed by Ludwig Hoffmann and Alfred […]