Discover Berlin. These useful apps with practical information about sights, museums, events or travel information will enhance your visit to Berlin and will turn your stroll through Berlin into a completely new experience. Informative websites and creative blogs also deliver exciting stories from and about Berlin.
Apps for Berlin
Going Local Berlin
12 boroughs, 600 tips, 1 app: Discover the capital's neighbourhoods with the Berlin-App by visitBerlin. Now gratis available for iPhone and Android: Download iOS Download Android More info on Going Local Berlin
The free app of visitBerlin ABOUT BERLIN presents history to touch, moving stories and unknown sides of politics, society and history from different periods of time. Now gratis available for iPhone and Android: Download iOS Download Android
Find out everything and more about Berlin at visitBerlin.de. On the portal of Berlin’s official Tourist Information Service you can get general information about Berlin, practical hotel bookings, favourable inclusive packages and ticket reservations.
Get into Berlin's city life with the press team of visitBerlin.de and the Berlin insiders on the visitBerlin Blog.
Here you can get personal tips and inspiration for your weekend in the capital.
Berlin travel guide app in German sign language
There are many travel guide apps for Berlin – but none had been in German sign language (DGS) until now. That’s now changing with this app available for iPhones + iPads which offers 95 videos that describe popular attractions, museums and parks in German sign language. In addition, the app includes information of particular interest to members of the deaf community under the "Deaf-Infos" category. Download: iTunes App Store
This mobile app from wheelmap.org offers people with disabilities hints for safe and accessible travel across the city. The current city map includes annotations for rail stations, theatres, restaurants and shopping centres for their degrees of wheelchair accessibility. Users can quickly figure out which places are barrier-free and what new places can be explored without further hesitation. Download (in English): iTunes App Store
A Lenné app with multimedia tour of Glienicke is to be expanded in the coming years to a park guide "to go" for all Lenné works in the surroundings. This app shows you the way to the most beautiful gardens and parks of the famous german landscape designer Peter Joseph Lenné. A multimedia guide of Park Glienicke introduces you to the first park Lenné designed in former Prussia. The guide features audio comments, a gardeners quiz and historical footage. A glossary provides background knowledge about botany and landscape architecture. Free Download: iTunes App Store
Berlin by bike
What’s the best way from the hotel to the television tower by bicycle? Wherever you want to go, the komoot Bike Berlin App will find the shortest way – and taking into account if you want, for example, to go on asphalt roads. Even sightseeing tours without a specific destination in mind are easy to compile with this app. Free download (in German): iTunes App Store Android Market
Audio Guides Berlin
Anyone can post an audio guide at guidemate.com, as a result it’s a good place to get individual Berliners’ perspectives about their neighbourhoods and favourite places to hang out. The site currently offers several audio guides for Berlin. Free Download: iTunes App Store Android Market
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Berlin travel info plus
How do I get to Kurfürstendamm? The BVG FahrInfo Plus app from Berlin's public transport company gives you updated travel information for the city's S-Bahn, U-Bahn, buses and tramsn. You can also use the app to plan your route, but also purchase mobile tickets. The Berlin WelcomeCard and the CityTourCard are also available on the app. Free download: BVG
You’ve got an urgent appointment and you don’t exactly know where you are? Well, now you can forget about such problems. This extremely practical app automatically determines where you are via GPS, tells you how much a taxi to your destination will cost, and sends the data online to the taxi control centre. Free download (in English): iTunes App Store Android Market
What was Berlin like in the 15th to 19th century? Using the app “Historischer Atlas Berlin” (Historic Atlas of Berlin), you can virtually promenade through the past of the city. On six historic maps users can follow the development of streets and buildings through the centuries and even locate themselves. Download: Google Play Store
The Berlin Wall Art app reconstructs the Iron Curtain with the last and most complete photo collection of the Berlin Wall. GPS positioning is used to show where the 330 photos were taken shortly before the Wall fell. Four different tours offer glimpses of what was once the graffiti-covered West Berlin side of the Wall. Download (in English): iTunes App Store Android Market
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