Viewpoints

Viewpoints

456 rusted metal steps lead to an old industrial monument. The fastest elevator in Europe reaches its destination in 20 seconds. In Berlin, there are countless ways to see the city from above. Regardless of the tower that you choose to climb, the shift in perspective always reveals fantastic panoramas and astonishing views.

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For over 160 years now, the Friedrichshain park has been a popular retreat from the hustle and bustle of city life. It is Berlin's oldest municipal park. The 78 and 48...
The Französischer Dom was built between 1780 and 1785 wall to wall next to the Französische Friedrichstadtkirche (French Church of Friedrichstadt). Both buildings are...
The Grunewald Tower on the River Havel offers a spectacular view of the idylllic Havel landscape. This red-brick building was erected in 1897, to mark the hundredth...
The Französischer Dom is a copper-roofed tower erected between 1780 and 1785 next to the Französische Friedrichstadtkirche, a church built from 1701–1705 to serve...
The historically listed green space bears the name of the great naturalist Alexander von Humboldt. The construction of this public park began on 14 September 1869,...
During the Berlin Wall era, the "long beanpole" was one of the most prominent symbols of West Berlin.
The Reichstag, seat of the German Parliament, is the most famous landmark in Berlin. History of the Reichstag On 9 June 1884, Kaiser Wilhelm I needed three attempts to...
"Golden Lizzie," as it is known in Berlin slang, was originally designed by Heinrich Strack and was built between and 1864 and 1873 at Königsplatz (today’s Platz der...
The view over the Grunewald, across Berlin and up to the Havel is uniquely beautiful. The Fernsehturm and Berliner Dom gleam in the sun to the east. To the west white...
Located at the foot of a prominent national monument, there is an artificial waterfall which rushes down to the foot of the mountain at the confluence of...
The Zionskirche (Church of Zion) has played an important role in Berlin's history. This is where Dietrich Bonhoeffer worked at the beginning of the 1930s. Before the...
Here you can enjoy coffee at student rates. The view is free. The “Skyline” cafeteria is located on the 20th floor of the Telefunkenhochhaus at Ernst-Reuter-Platz and...

Located directly on the water, this romantic, relaxed and comfortable restaurant is decorated with wooden furniture, old lamps and ornate picture frames. Simply put, Freischwimmer is a cool location in Kreuzberg’s Flutgraben area. The restaurant is in a very old building that was once used for renting and repairing boats. The entrance is directly next to Berlin’s oldest gas station. You can sit outdoors during the summer and indoors during the winter.