Berlin Quadriga

Tips for a trip in Berlin

Here you can find some tips for tourist attractions for an excursion in Berlin:

Kurfürstendamm
Distance from hotel: 0.2 km
The famous Kurfürstendamm boulevard (called Kudamm by locals) has a length of 3.5 km and connects Berlin Charlottenburg from Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church at Breitscheid place until Rathenau Place in Berlin Grunewald. The Kurfuerstendamm is the most famous boulevard in the city of West Berlin. It is most popular amongst locals and tourists because of its huge variety of boutiques, shops, cafés and restaurants… » more

Zoo Berlin
Distance from hotel: 1.4 km
Der Zoologische Garten Berlin kurz Zoo Berlin wurde 1844 eröffnet und war der erste Zoo Deutschlands. Mit seinen 1.400 Arten und rund 14.000 Tieren, ist er der artenreichste Zoo der Welt. Direkt neben dem gleichnamigen Bahnhof und der Gedächtniskirche in der City West Berlins gelegen, lädt er immer wieder zu einem Besuch ein… » more

Aquarium Berlin
Distance from hotel: 1.5 km
On three floors the Zoo-Aquarium has always relied on a cross section of the animal classes of fish, invertebrates, reptiles, amphibians and arthropods. The core of the house is the crocodile hall which has been the first visitors walk through animal enclosure in the world. The Aquarium Berlin accomodates more than 12,000 animals in more than 900 species which makes it the richest in species of its kind… » more

Alexanderplatz
Distance from hotel: 6.9 km
The Alexanderplatz in Berlin is just called ‘Alex’ by locals. The square was named to honour Alexander I, Tsar of Russia, on his visit to Berlin in 1805. Layer upon layer of Berlin’s urban history is located in Alexanderplatz, interweaving centuries of social, political, and architectural history and repeatedly the subject of public debate and urban design competitions… » more

Potsdamer Place and Sony Center
Distance from hotel: 4.0 km
Berlin’s Potsdamer Platz is the most striking example of the urban renewal that turned Berlin into the ‘New Berlin’ in the 1990s although it is not, strictly-speaking, a square. The area today consists of the three developments known as Daimler City or the DaimlerChrysler Areal (1998), the Sony Centre (2000) and the Beisheim Centre (2004), which literally transformed the dormant wasteland where the Berlin Wall stood between east and west Berlin until 1989… » more

Hauptbahnhof – Berlin’s Main Train Station
Distance from hotel: 4.4 km
At the former location of Lehrter Stadtbahnhof Berlin’s new main train station Hauptbahnhof opened on May 28th 2006 after a construction time of almost 11 years. The building in Spreebogen, which is the largest and most modern crossing station in Europe, effectively combines striking architecture with the mobility requirements of the 21st century. Every day, some 1100 long-distance, regional and rapid transit trains call at the 14 platforms on two different levels… » more

Distance from hotel: 4.7 km
The Botanic Garden and Botanical Museum Berlin-Dahlem
An oasis in the hustle and bustle of the metropolis, the Berlin Botanic Garden is a plant paradise of world importance with a history of over 325 years. It is one of the top three botanic gardens in the world and Garden Heritage… » more

Gendarmenmarkt
Distance from hotel: 5.2 km
MitteThe Gendarmenmarkt in is one of the most beautiful squares in Berlin. It is best known for the architectural trio composed of the German and French cathedrals (Deutscher und Französischer Dom) and Schinkel’s Konzerthaus (concert hall) which together form one of the most stunning ensembles in Berlin… » more

Berlin’s Hackesche Höfe (Hof means courtyard)
Distance from hotel: 6.2 km
Berlin’s Hackesche Höfe (Hof means courtyard) – just off S-Bahn Station Hackescher Markt in Berlin Mitte, is a heritage site consisting of eight communicating, restored rear courtyards accessible through Rosenthalerstrasse 40’s main arched entrance… » more

East Side Gallery
Distance from hotel: 8.0 km
The East Side Gallery is a 1.3 km long painted stretch of the former Berlin Wall along the Mühlenstrasse in former East Berlin. It is the largest open-air gallery in the world with over one hundred original mural paintings. Galvanised by the extraordinary events which were changing the world, artists from all around the globe rushed to Berlin after the fall of the Wall, leaving a visual testimony of the joy and spirit of liberation which erupted at the time… » more