Free Walking Tour Berlin

When: Every day 10am & 12pm every day
Where: The meeting point is in front of the ehemaliges Kaiserliches Postfuhramt Berlin, Oranienburger Straße, 10117 Berlin, Germany, next to the entrance.
Price: Free

Discover the Best Activities in Berlin for an Exciting Weekend

by | Mar 7, 2024 | Original Berlin

1. Explore Berlin’s Historical Sites

Berlin, the capital city of Germany, is packed with rich history and cultural landmarks. Start your weekend in the city by exploring its historical sites. Visit the iconic Brandenburg Gate, which represents the unity of the city. You can also explore Checkpoint Charlie, a historic crossing point between East and West Berlin during the Cold War.

The Brandenburg Gate

The Brandenburg Gate is a historic landmark that dates back to the 18th century. It was once a symbol of Berlin’s division during the Cold War but now represents the reunification and peace. Take a stroll through Pariser Platz, the square in which the gate is located, and marvel at its impressive architecture.

Checkpoint Charlie

Checkpoint Charlie was the most famous border crossing between East and West Berlin during the Cold War. It’s a must-visit spot to understand Berlin’s history. Explore the Checkpoint Charlie Museum to learn more about the stories of those who attempted to cross the border.

2. Immerse Yourself in Berlin’s Art Scene

Berlin has a vibrant and diverse art scene that attracts artists and enthusiasts from around the world. Spend a part of your weekend exploring the city’s art galleries and museums.

Visit Museum Island

Museum Island is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and houses five world-renowned museums. Discover thousands of years of history at the Pergamon Museum, admire classical masterpieces at the Alte Nationalgalerie, or explore ancient Egyptian artifacts at the Neues Museum.

Experience Street Art in East Side Gallery

The East Side Gallery is an open-air gallery that showcases paintings on the remnants of the Berlin Wall. Take a leisurely stroll along the wall and admire the colorful and thought-provoking street art. This unique combination of history and art is a must-see in Berlin.

3. Indulge in Berlin’s Culinary Delights

Berlin’s food scene is diverse and offers a wide range of culinary delights. Take the opportunity to try traditional German cuisine, international dishes, or explore the city’s vibrant food markets.

Visit the Turkish Market

The Turkish Market, also known as the Maybachufer Market, is a bustling market located alongside the Landwehr Canal. Explore the vibrant stalls selling fresh produce, spices, and delicious street food. Don’t miss the opportunity to try a traditional Turkish Döner kebab or a freshly baked simit.

Sample Street Food at Markthalle Neun

Markthalle Neun is a historic market hall that hosts various food events and weekly markets. Visit their Street Food Thursday to experience a culinary journey around the world. Explore the diverse range of food stalls and indulge in mouthwatering dishes from different cultures.

4. Enjoy Berlin’s Green Spaces

Escape the hustle and bustle of the city by spending time in Berlin’s beautiful parks and gardens. Whether you’re looking for a tranquil spot for a picnic or a place to enjoy outdoor activities, Berlin has something to offer.

Relax in Tiergarten

Tiergarten is Berlin’s most popular park, covering a vast area in the heart of the city. Enjoy a leisurely walk or bike ride through the park, and find a cozy spot for a picnic. You can also rent a boat and explore the park’s charming lakes.

Visit the Berlin Zoo

The Berlin Zoo is the oldest zoo in Germany and home to a wide variety of animals. Take a break from the city sights and spend a few hours exploring the fascinating animal exhibits. Don’t forget to visit the adorable panda twins at the Panda Garden.

Thank you for reading. If you're inspired by the stories of Berlin and want to delve deeper, why not join us on our Free Berlin Walking Tour? It's a wonderful way to immerse yourself in the city's rich history and vibrant culture. We look forward to welcoming you soon.

WHAT TO EXPECT

  • 3.5 hours walking tour
  • Berlin’s major highlights
  • Brandenburg Gate
  • Reichstag and Berlin Wall
  • Historical sites

Free Walking Tour Berlin

When: Every day 10am & 12pm every day
Where: The meeting point is in front of the ehemaliges Kaiserliches Postfuhramt Berlin, Oranienburger Straße, 10117 Berlin, Germany, next to the entrance.
Price: Free