will close on Feb 27th.

Please save any personal content and exchange contact info with other members you?d like to stay in touch with. Thank you for your contributions to the VirtualTourist community.

"Germany: Berlin" Europe Things to Do Tip by darkjedi

Europe Things to Do: 1,276 reviews and 2,071 photos

by darkjedi
  • Reichstag - Europe
    by darkjedi
  • Brandenburg Gate - Europe
      Brandenburg Gate
    by darkjedi
  • Berliner Dom - Europe
      Berliner Dom
    by darkjedi
  • TV Tower - Europe
      TV Tower
    by darkjedi
  • Berlin Technology Museum - Europe
      Berlin Technology Museum
    by darkjedi

Built around the river Spree the newly reunified city has one of the most impressive list of momuments and buildings in Germany.

The Fernsehturm (TV tower) at Alexanderplatz in Mitte is the second highest building in the European Union at 368 meters The Brandenburg Gate is an iconic landmark of Berlin and Germany.

The Reichstag building is the traditional seat of the German Parliament, renovated in the 1950s after severe Second World War damage. The building was again remodeled by British architect Norman Foster in the 1990s and features a glass dome over the session area, which allows free public access to the parliamentary proceedings and magnificent views of the city.

Berlin Zoo is one of the larget in the world and contains more animal species than any other including pandas.

The Museum Island contains many world class museums and also Berlin Cathedral and it itself a UNESCO world heritage site.

The cities transport system is second to none and consists of a large network of underground metro lines and an overground system too. Trams in East Berlin and busses in West Berlin supplement this as the city is so large walking is sometimes a problem between the major sites.

Directions: North East Germany near the border with Poland

Review Helpfulness: 2 out of 5 stars

Was this review helpful?

  • Written Jun 3, 2008
  • Send to a Friend
  • Add to your Trip Planner
  • Report Abuse


darkjedi Visits Here Frequently!


“You'll never get there unless you actually click 'BUY NOW'”

Online Now


Top 1,000 Travel Writer
Member Rank:
0 0 7 9 7

Have you been to Europe?

  Share Your Travels