5 Must-See Things to See in Berlin

Berlin is a city rich in art, history, culture and opportunities for relaxation.

If you want your next holiday in Berlin to be a perfect mix of these elements there is only one thing to do: arm yourself with pen and paper and write down these five tips on what to see absolutely in the German city!

The Brandenburg Gate. Built between 1788 and 1791 in neoclassical style, the Brandenburg Gate is the symbol of Berlin and Germany in the world.  Here in 1987 Ronald Reagan delivered the famous speech Tear down this wall, in which he opened the doors to dialogue for the end of the Cold War.

The Residences in a modern style. UNESCO World Heritage Site since 2008, these six residential complexes were designed with a view to welfare and urban sustainability that strongly influenced the European urban evolution of the following years. An extraordinary example of the social policies of the Weimar Republic

Museum Island. An obligatory destination for all holidays in Berlin. Here you will find the Pergamonmuseum, the Altes Museum, the Neues Museum, the Bode-Museum and the Alte Nationalgalerie. Each of these museums is an experience in itself, as each complex is dedicated to collections and exhibits of different ages and backgrounds.

Volkspark Friedrichshain. The oldest municipal park in Berlin, built in 1846. In addition to being a very relaxing and peaceful park, Volkspark Friedrichshein houses the famous Märchenbrunnen, a fountain adorned with statues that celebrate the characters of the fairy tales of the brothers Grimm. In addition to this beautiful Baroque fountain, the park is home to many other sites of historical interest, such as the Friedhof der Märzgefallenen and the Gedenkstätte der 3000 Interbrigadisten.

The Bauhaus-Archiv. This interesting museum tells the story of the famous Bauhaus school of design and architecture, founded in Weimar in 1919 and active in Berlin between 1932 and 1933. The museum building was designed by Walter Gropius, founder of the Bauhaus, in 1964. The permanent collection exhibits sketches, drawings, models and sculptures made by the design school during its activity and highlights the importance and influence that the Bauhaus had nationally and internationally.

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