Berlin Underworlds. Almost 40 percent of the buildings in the city centre are holding underground secrets of old brewery cellars, pneumatic post and bunker system. Experience Berlin´s underground bunker and shelter constructions. Afterwards you can enjoy a freshly prepared hot chocolate in the incomparable ambience of the chocolate house Fassbender and Rausch at Gendarmenmarkt.
Topography of Terror - a Permanent Exhibition in Berlin-Kreuzberg: This area was the central hub for the planning and management of numerous Nazi crimes. The most important institutions of the National Socialist terror machine - the Gestapo headquarters, the SS and the Reich Security Main Office - were located here. Partially destroyed during the war, demolished or altered beyond recognition after the war, this historic location has once again become embedded in the historical memory of Berlin and the Federal Republic of Germany beginning in the early 80s. Exhibition in German and English Open daily 10:00 - 8:00 Free
Friedrichstadt-Palast: Welcome to the East End, Berlin's "Broadway" and hip party mile. It extends from Unter den Linden to Friedrichstrasse to the Hackesche Markt. At its centre you will find Europe's largest theatrical stage. The Friedrichstadt show palace thrills visitors with glamorous, extravagantly staged shows. Our concierge will be happy to tell you about the current show schedule and reserve tickets for you.
The German capital is almost 9 times the size of Paris. Over 40 percent of it is given over to public green space, and it has more doner kebab shops than Istanbul.
Bridges in Berlin
Admire the great variety of bridges Berlin has to offer. Berlin has more bridges than Venice.
City of Culture
Berlin's cultural scene has a lot to offer. There are over 170 museums and collections, 300 galleries and a variety of special exhibitions and festivals. Three opera houses of international renown, a national ballet, seven symphony orchestras, 15 chamber orchestras and about 850 choirs are waiting to be discovered by you. Musicals and national and private theatres continue the capital's long theatre history. Entertainment and the arts are as exciting as they are diverse.
The Reichstag building is the seat of government of the Federal Republic of Germany and was used in that capacity as far back as the German Empire and the Weimar Republic. Its glass dome offers a spectacular panoramic view of the city. A visit of the dome requires advance registration. Our concierge will be happy to assist you with it.
Pfaueninsel, which actually has real peacocks roaming around, and Glienicke palace, the embodiment of Prince Carl of Prussia's fondness for Italy, are part of an area that has been designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site.