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Places to see in Berlin

Posted on August 20, 2012 | Adventure TravelNo Comment


Come to Berlin and enjoy the pleasures of visiting a great place in this part of the world. A city filled with maximum fascinations and greatest pleasures, this is one land that is sure to enthrall you with the immense sights and the magnificent structures here.

Visit Grunewald here in Berlin which is the largest verdant stretch here in the south western part of Charlottenburg and is very easily accessed via the S-bahn. Enjoy a picnic here and bask in the tranquil ambience of a great region. Get away from the hustle and bustle of city life and enjoy the sight of the woods here. Go by foot or take a bicycle or just plainly ride a horse and enjoy the thrill of tours here. The clear waters of the Wannsee or the Schlachtensee provide greatly tranquil experiences and the majestic Teufelsberg which is a man made hill is seen to rise above the woodland. One cannot access the hill easily and you can get to the top on one of those guided tours.

Then there is the Museum Island which is another beautiful site and has been recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It is found right in the middle of Spree and has some of the most popular museums in this city. The Neues Museum is a major attraction here and has the bust of Nefertiti. Then you have the Pergamon Altar which is where you would get the two storey Roman Gate of Miletus. It is around 29metres wide and more than 17 metres in height. The majestic Ishtar Gate of Babylon also is found here and it dates back to the time of the rule of King Nebuchadnezzar. This is also the place where you get to see the Islamic Art collection which is a treasure hub. There are day tickets that are available here and these are the entry passes to the museum.

Berlin tours

Then there is Mooch which is a great place to be in. in fact people in Berlin love their green spaces, and enjoy the sights of the long grass which is found right in the middle of Prenzlauer’s Berg’s Mauerpark. This is open from 8 in the morning to sunset and is known as a great relaxing spot and is a great paradise for all the market lovers. The park has a great flea market which is on Sundays. There are many vendors who sell food, clothes, bicycles, souvenirs, pianos, records and furniture. The hillside is the best place for having karaoke on a huge scale. Karaoke is for those who love to sing and  take the mike  and enjoy singing amidst the sprawling crowd. Entertainment is thus a major feature of tours here.

Architecture in Berlin is of great fascination and it ranges from high modernism to historical structures. There is a visit here for the tourists which takes them to Reichstag and which was the home of the Parliament of Germany. It provides a great overview. It was inaugurated in the year 1894 and then the entire place was renovated by Norman Foster. The renovation was over in the year 1999. The roof here is of great interest to all as it is made of a glass structure and it gives the best vies of the entire city from the top. The roof can be seen and there is a special entry only that one has to register for this in advance. There is an audio tour which gives you details of the roof tour and gives you a memorable experience. Take the fastest elevator to the Panorampunkt which is found on the 24th and the 25th floors of the Kollhoff Towers which is in Potsdamer Platz.

Berlin tourist attractions

See the Fernsehtrum which rises over 200 metres. The Alexanderplatz is an iconic tower here in Europe and is the fourth tallest free standing structure. It has a revolving restaurant and also a viewing gallery. The visibility here reaches around 40 kilometres on clear days.

The DDR Museum gives a great idea of the life of the past. This is an interactive museum which allows the visitors to get a perfect experience for not only adults but also for the children. Take a unique tour of the city and rent a Trabant which is a classic care that was earlier produced in the East Germany. It is today seen painted with bright colours and is run by the Trabi Safari Company.

Berlin tourist information

Thus Berlin is a great place to be in, and a must see in tours to this part of the world.

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