Events & free admission: Berlin celebrates the German reunification!
It was a historic moment. On October 3, 1990, the flag of unity was hoisted in front of the Reichstag building - since then, the Day of German Unity has been celebrated every year on this day. You can learn more about the historical background in numerous events on the topic of reunification during the days surrounding this national holiday. As a city formerly divided into East and West, Berlin was the main scene of the peaceful revolutions that ended the Cold War era with the fall of the Wall. In no other city can history be experienced as authentically as in Berlin. This is what makes the capital city a popular travel destination, especially on German Unity Day. You can look forward to numerous events, tours, exhibitions, speeches and concerts. Traditionally, the big celebrations take place around the Brandenburg Gate. Numerous museums in Berlin will open their doors for free on German Unity Day.