Is Berlin on your list of cities to visit? But you are wondering what you’ll do in the German capital that will give you a lot to tell when you get back home? The city offers a lot of things to see and do that you might find it hard to choose, so we list down the 10 to-do things that you should not miss.

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Brandenburg Gates

  1. Join a half day walking tour to uncover Berlin’s past and present. It is a four-hour historical walking where you will learn about the Cold War and the Prussian, Nazi, and the Imperialist eras. Walk along the Berlin Wall and visit the Reichstag, the Brandenburg Gate, the Holocaust Memorial, Checkpoint Charlie and some more.

  2. Do a bike tour that does not require much effort and energy and discover the sites of the Berlin Wall. From your expert guide, learn how’s life on the wall’s both sides and the city during the Cold War. History buffs will also want to explore the Soviet Memorial.

  3. Make a tour of the Charlottenburg Palace, with a 3-course dinner, a self-guided tour of the Palace (the largest place in Berlin) and a concert that features the Residence Orchestra. You need to make an advance booking, as this tour sell out easily.

  4. Explore the city of Desden, one of Germany’s cultural centers. Hear interesting stories as told by your guide during this walking tour. In the afternoon, you have the time to go around Dresden by yourself to stroll at the green parks or go to a riverbank to relax.

  5. Dine at the Hard Rock Café and enjoy the American-style food and drinks and the Legends of Rock memorabilia. Here, visitors can drink and stay until the wee morning hours, as officially, the Café has no closing hours.

  6. Lunch at the top of the tallest building in the city, the Berlin TV Tower and enjoy your meal at the revolving restaurant Sphere, while marveling at the breathtaking views including the Brandenburg Gate and the Olympic Stadium.

  7. Take a 3-5 hour cruise on the River Spree, as a perfect introduction to the sights and architecture of Berlin and to avoid the summer heat.

  8. Tour the Sachsenhausen Concentration Camp on a full day trip. Learn important facts from a historian about this camp first established by the Third Reich.

  9. Join a Segway tour and cruise along the sidewalks and parks using a personal, self-balancing transportation device. Only 8 participants per guide are allowed on this tour, so the experience can be exceptionally personal.

  10. Join a Berlin Bike Tour, which is a perfect way of seeing the places and learning the history of the city. It will be a lot of fun and you get some exercise, socializing and entertainment from the wide knowledge of the guide.