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Top Sightseeing Berlin: That’s what you need to see

The Reichstag Parliament building, Brandenburg Gate and the TV Tower – just three of the many top sights in the city. We provide you with an overview of Berlin’s top attractions – and list the ultimate must-see sights. Enjoy your city sightseeing Berlin!

The government quarter, vantage points, attractions and sights, churches and palaces, or insider tips for your sightseeing tour – we show you Berlin’s highlights.

Interested in taking the classic Berlin tour? Or more into exploring local neighbourhoods? Or perhaps a bike tour along the Berlin Wall Trail? We have the tickets for your Berlin city tour!

How many sights are there in Berlin?

The city has so many attractions, it’s hard to say exactly!

Berlin’s Mitte district alone has a wealth of famous sights from Brandenburg Gate and the Reichstag Parliament building to Berlin’s Cathedral Church and the TV Tower – just to mention a few.

You can also explore Berlin’s neighbourhoods, discovering little known places and insider tips!

All the most popular sights are in our list of top attractions in the city – Berlin’s absolute must-see sights! 

Sightseeing tours through Berlin

Explore Berlin on a sightseeing tour – with a wealth of information and fascinating stories about Germany’s capital city.

Here, you can buy tickets for your sightseeing tour – whether this is your first time here and you want the classic tour of must-see sights or you are an old Berlin hand keen on insider tips and a closer look at the local neighbourhoods.

And it’s your choice of a bus or bike tour, a river cruise or a walking tour. But whichever you choose, you’re sure to discover exciting corners of Berlin and hear some fascinating stories about Germany’s capital city.

And for your Berlin sightseeing tour, it’s so easy to buy your tickets online at!

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Discover the great attractions to visit from other visitors! Here, you can find tickets for our Berlin visitors’ most popular sights and attractions.

Our travel service offers the ideal way to enjoy a stress-free holiday in Berlin, making it easy to buy tickets online for sightseeing tours, museums and exhibitions, Berlin’s top sights as well as the Berlin Zoo and the Tierpark wildlife park.

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Brandenburg Gate

Brandenburg Gate is the first stop for every visitor to Berlin! The city’s iconic landmark offers fascinating insights into the city’s history.

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Museum Island

Berlin’s Museumsinsel, home to the legendary bust of Nefertiti and the Pergamon Altar – and five museums with works from Ancient Egypt, Byzantium and Berlin.

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Zoo Berlin

It’s the oldest zoo in Germany – but totally modern. The Zoo Berlin and the Aquarium Berlin are a highlight for all the family.

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Unter den Linden

From the Berlin Cathedral to the Brandenburg Gate, and many other landmarks in between – the magnificent boulevard Unter den Linden takes you right through the middle of Berlin.

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No trip to Berlin is complete without a stroll down Kurfürstendamm. Berlin’s most popular shopping boulevard is the beating heart of the western city centre.

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Potsdamer Platz

From an empty wasteland to a popular shopping and nightlife district: Potsdamer Platz in the heart of the city.

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Berlin Cathedral

The monumental Cathedral Church in Berlin is a major attraction – a richly decorated church interior, fascinating history and impressive architecture. The Hohenzollern crypt is not accessible for three years since March 2020.

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In the heart of Tiergarten Park, the Siegessäule (Victory Column) with its golden statue is one of the city’s must-see sights – complete with panoramic views!

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City Sightseeing Berlin

There is so much to see in Berlin – charming palaces, fascinating heritage sites and impressive architecture, as well as the government quarter with the Reichstag parliament building!

From bus tour to walking tour, river cruise or cycling tour – on a city sightseeing tour through Berlin, you can discover the most exciting sides of the city.

Explore the most famous sights as well as local districts and neighbourhoods – all that makes Berlin Berlin!

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Trawling the shops in Berlin

Shopping in Berlin? Nothing easier! The city is a shopaholic’s idea of paradise – with weekly street markets, flea markets, second-hand shops and high-end luxury outlets on the Kurfürstendamm boulevard.

We give you the low-down on the best shopping streets and the word on where you can find the best in ‘made in Berlin’ design.

And in Berlin’s outlet stores, you can put your bargain hunter’s skills to the test! Check out for details and tips.

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