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Sights in Berlin

On the following pages you will find an overview of the most important sights in Germany’s capital Berlin as well as dates for events, fairs and other informations for your visit. Berlin can be easily explored by bike. Please contact our front desk for our in house bike rental service.

Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church
Distance from hotel: 1.2 km
The Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church in Berlin was opened on September 1st 1895 in memory of emperor Wilhelm 1st. It was destroyed in the second world war in 1943 and became a monument of the war and soon one of the most important sightseeing points of West Berlin… » more

Siegessäule – Victory Column
Distance from hotel: 2.6 km
Siegessäule – Victory Column – is another of Berlin’s monuments that has reinvented itself through the ages – from symbol of Prussian military victory in the 19th century to that favourite tourist spot today. The 67 m high symbol of victory originally stood in front of the Reichstag in the former Königsplatz and today’s Platz der Republik… » more

Charlottenburg Castle
Distance from hotel: 2.7 km
Charlottenburg Castle is the largest and most important remaining Hohenzollern residence in Berlin. The magnificent palace complex is surrounded by a unique, Baroque garden that merges into a landscaped park. The garden is the perfect location to stroll around and relax in the pulsating capital… » more

‘Funkturm’ Radio Tower
Distance from hotel: 2.8 km
The Radio Tower ‘Funkturm’ was build between 1924 – 1926 in Berlin Charlottenburg and was a monument of the new technical era. The steel grid construction was build after drafts of architect Heinrich Straumer and became operative on the occasion of the 3rd IFA fair. Just a few years after becoming operative it was sending the first tv pictures but back then still without sound… » more

House of World Cultures (called the pregnant oyster)
Distance from hotel: 3.6 km
The former Congress Hall, now the home of the House of World Cultures, is considered to be one of Berlin’s most interesting buildings. It was constructed in 1957 and is now a listed building. Its nickname by locals is “the pregnant oyster”… » more

Distance from hotel: 4.3 km
Reichstag in Berlin German ParliamentFollowing German reunification on October 3, 1990 the Bundestag (German Federal Parliament) decided, one year later, to make the Reichstag the seat of Parliament in Berlin, the restored capital of reunited Germany. After a complete restoration of Paul Wallot’s original 1894 building by Paul Wallot, the Bundestag reconvened here in Sir Norman Foster’s spectacularly restored Reichstag building on April 19, 1999… » more

Brandenburg Gate
Distance from hotel: 4.4 km
The Brandenburg Gate is one of Berlin’s most important monuments – a landmark and symbol all in one with over two hundred years of history. A former symbol of the divided city, it drew visitors who used to climb an observation platform in order to get a glimpse of the world behind the Iron Curtain, on the other side of the barren “death-strip” which separated east from west Berlin, geographically and politically… » more

New Synagogue
Distance from hotel: 5.8 km
The New Synagogue is located on Oranienburger Str. in Berlin Mitte and is one of the most beautiful buildings in Berlin. The New Synagogue was consecrated on Rosh ha-Shanah in 1866. The New Synagogue, with its 3,200 seats, became the largest Jewish house of worship in Germany… » more

Berliner Dom (Berlin Cathedral)
Distance from hotel: 5.9 km
The Berliner Dom (Berlin Cathedral), completed in 1905, is Berlin’s largest and most important Protestant church as well as the sepulchre of the Prussian Hohenzollern dynasty. This outstanding high-renaissance baroque monument has linked the Hohenzollerns to German Protestantism… » more

Distance from hotel: 4.8 km
The Memorial to the Murdered Jews in Europe
The Memorial to the Murdered Jews in Europe is located in the center of Berlin between the Brandenburg Gate and Potsdamer Platz, and consists of a
Stelenfeld , which was designed by Peter Eisenman .» more

‘Fernsehturm’ TV Tower
Distance from hotel: 6.6 km
The Fernsehturm (TV Tower) at Alexanderplatz in Berlin has a hight of 368 m and is the tallest building in Germany. It is one of Berlin’s most famous landmarks. The tv tower is an extremely popular sight for tourists and Berliners alike with its observation deck at a height of 203 m and its Telecafé at a height of 207 m… » more

Oberbaum Bridge
Distance from hotel: 8.6 km
It is said that Berlin has more bridges than Venice. Actually the city at the Spree river has almost 1000 bridges from several stylistic eras. Berlin’s double-decker bridge the Oberbaumbrücke (1895) – Oberbaum Bridge – links the two Berlin districts of Kreuzberg and Friedrichshain separated by the River Spree. Traffic runs on the lower part and trains on the second level… » more