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What to see in Berlin

Berlin is a burgeoning, bohemian metropolis which can be enjoyed fully with little money. From walking along the infamous Berlin Wall, to visiting the impressive collection of Berlin museums of Museumsinsel (“Museum Island”) the array of things to see and do in the German Capital is endless.

First, don’t miss the famous city avenue “Unter den Linden” for a complete lesson on Berlin’s history – its monuments trace the city’s four main periods: the Hohenzollern dynasty, the Weimar Republic, the Third Reich and the GDR. On “Unter den Linden” you will also find the Branderburg Gate and very close by, the Reichstag. Home to the German Parliament, the baroque Reichstag building has been recently refurbished with the incorporation of an impressive crystal dome which visitors can climb into, designed by the world-renowned architect Norman Foster. Gomio offers many hostels near “Unter den Linden” if you want to feel history first hand.
Culture lovers won’t be disappointed, either – with Berlin’s fifty museums, there is surely something to suit your interest. If you are really keen, you can get the SchauLUST Museen tickets Berlin, a three-day pass that allows access to all the city’s museums.

Right outside Berlin you’ll also find two interesting spots of a very different nature. One is the concentration camp of Sachsenhausen, an uncomfortable but necessary reminder of the past; the other is the city of Postdam, home to the Prussian Kings until 1918, which is full of impressive classical buildings. Do not miss on your visit the fantastic Berlin museum of cinema (Filmmuseum, Breite Strasse 1A).

Hostels in Berlin, close to the famous Brandenburger Tor (english Brandenburger Gate)Berlin is a burgeoning, bohemian metropolis which can be enjoyed fully with little money. From walking along the infamous Berlin Wall, to visiting the impressive collection of Berlin museums of Museumsinsel (“Museum Island”) the array of things to see and do in the German Capital is endless.

First, don’t miss the famous city avenue “Unter den Linden” for a complete lesson on Berlin’s history – its monuments trace the city’s four main periods: the Hohenzollern dynasty, the Weimar Republic, the Third Reich and the GDR. On “Unter den Linden” you will also find the Branderburg Gate and very close by, the Reichstag. Home to the German Parliament, the baroque Reichstag building has been recently refurbished with the incorporation of an impressive crystal dome which visitors can climb into, designed by the world-renowned architect Norman Foster. Gomio offers many hostels near “Unter den Linden” if you want to feel history first hand.
Culture lovers won’t be disappointed, either – with Berlin’s fifty museums, there is surely something to suit your interest. If you are really keen, you can get the SchauLUST Museen tickets Berlin, a three-day pass that allows access to all the city’s museums.

 

Right outside Berlin you’ll also find two interesting spots of a very different nature. One is the concentration camp of Sachsenhausen, an uncomfortable but necessary reminder of the past; the other is the city of Postdam, home to the Prussian Kings until 1918, which is full of impressive classical buildings. Do not miss on your visit the fantastic Berlin museum of cinema (Filmmuseum, Breite Strasse 1A).

 

Hostels in Berlin, close to the famous Brandenburger Tor (english Brandenburger Gate)