Berlin: Tips

Berlin, with a population of approximately 3.6 million people, is the Capital and the largest city of Germany.

It’s known for its historical associations as the German capital, internationalism, universities, parks, lively nightlife, its many cafes, clubs, bars, street art and numerous museums, palaces, and other sites of historic interest.

To see:

  • Brandenburg Gate
  • Reichstag Building
  • Memorial to the murdered Jews
  • Tiergarten
  • East Side Gallery (Berlin Wall)
  • Berliner DOM
  • Checkpoint Charlie
  • Tempelhof Airport
  • Berlin Philharmonic
  • Gendarmenmarkt (Christmas Market)
  • Kaiser Wilhelm Gedächtniskirche
  • Mauerpark

Museums:

  • Pergamon Museum
  • Museum Island
  • Topography of Terror
  • Jewish Museum

Clubs:

  • Berghain / Panorama Bar
  • Club der Visionare
  • Hoppetosse
  • Chalet
  • Stattbad
  • Prince Charles
  • Tresor
  • Watergate
  • Salon Zur Wilden Renate
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  • Sisyphos
  • Arena Club
  • Else
  • IPSE
  • Kater Blau
  • Lido
  • Magdalena

Music Stores:

  • Space Hall (My favorite)
  • OYE
  • Hardwax
  • Just Music – Huge Music Store (Stop: Moritz Platz)
  • Melting Point (Stop: Rosenthaler Platz)
  • Early Bird Hype
  • Rotation (Stop: Rosenthaler Platz)
  • Schneider (Stop: Kottbusser Tor)
  • Record Loft ( Second hand record store)

Restaurants:

  • Spreegold (Mitte) $
  • Cafe Oliv (Mitte) $
  • Chan Thai Restaurant $$
  • Hashi Izakaya & Japonese Kitchen $$
  • Sushi Circle $$$
  • Hackescher Markt $$
  • FACIL $$$$
  • Bieberbau $$$$
  • Burgermeister $
  • KaDeWe 6th Floor $$-$$$
  • Co Chu $$-$$$ (Asian)
  • VOLT $$$$
  • Neni $$-$$$ (Middle Eastern)
  • Imbiss 204 $ (German)

Bars:

Simon-dach-strasse (Friedrichshain)
Oranienburger Strasse (Mitte)
Schlesische Strasse

Hotels:

  • Hotel Amano
  • Hotel Ibis Mitte
  • Hotel Catalonia
  • Grand Hyatt Berlin
  • The Circus Hotel
  • The Circus Hostel
  • 25 Hours Hotel Bikini
  • Kiez Hostel