Looking to break up your city break with some well needed serenity and relaxation? Oh-Berlin has the perfect advice as we point you in the right direction to all of the best day trips you can do for some peace and quiet, escaping the hustle and bustle of Berlin’s city center.read more
What are the best Berlin attractions? To make sure you don´t miss any of the ´must sees´ in the city we have the definitive list of top ten Berlin tourist attractions. You will also be able to download our more comprehensive free Berlin pocket guide.read more
Originally created under the reign of Kaiser Wilhelm I the Martin Gropius Bau has had a turbulent history from being used by the Gestapo to being badly damaged during the war. Today the Renaissance building stands tall once again having been restored to its former glory. Read more about one of Berlin´s leading exhibition spaces for contemporary art.read more
A trip to the KaDeWe department store is well worth a visit if only to cast your eyes on the famous food hall. But KaDeWe is about much more than just the finest selection of food from around the world it has the latest dazzling high fashion, a beautiful home furnishings department and even offers luxury beauty and spa treatments. Learn more about this renowned Berlin shopping institution.read more
At a height of 100 metres PANORAMAPUNKT crowns the Kollhoff Tower in the famous Potsdamer Platz. The fastest elevator in Europe takes visitors straight to the viewing platform with some of the most impressive views over Berlin including a fascinating exhibition on the history of the Potsdamer Platz.
I discovered Kastanienallee, an avenue with a certain fame for being modern, expensive and quite touristic, to the point where it is actually known as the “Casting-Allee”, by certain critics in reference to the almost catwalk nature of the area; a place to see and be seen.
Want to make the most of your Berlin summer? We have some great suggestions for you to enjoy Berlin in the summer. From relaxing in beautiful parks and great beach bars or going for a swim or a bike ride to experiencing the many number of free summer events and festivals.
OK so you want to avoid making any major faux pas while in Berlin. Every city will have their local customs and so it´s good to know where you stand on them. To help you on your way here´s our cheeky guide with some handy tips on local etiquette.
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The Berlin Dungeon: Berlin’s latest must-visit tourist attraction. Want to learn the history of this city whilst being entertained, educated and scared out of your wits? Then look no further than the amazing Berlin Dungeon.read the full story
No Hablo Espanol – Leckere Burritos really does make exactly that: leckere burritos. Using only the freshest, organic ingredients and injecting some international influence into their menu, too; owners Joanna and Eitan have created something special in Friedrichshain. Read about it here; but be warned – it will make you hungry!read the full story
Berlin and WWII are two things that are synonymous with one another. Therefore, if you’re coming to the city is imperative that you experience at least some of the legacy left behind by this great conflict. With that in mind Oh-Berlin has come up with this ultimate guide to show you where, when and what you need to see to truly understand the Second World War and Berlin.read the full story
If you’re interested in history, then there is no greater way to satisfy your curiosity than by experiencing history in the most authentic way possible. This is exactly what Berliner Unterwelten provide, offering guided tours of Berlin’s mysterious and exciting underground world! We went on a tour recently, and experienced just a fraction of the innumerable tunnels and bunkers. Now, we are telling you why you should, too.read the full story
Tempelhof Airport: Europe’s largest historical monument is an exceptionally exciting exhibition for Berlin’s turbulent past. A tour around the site offers visitors the chance to understand and reflect, as well as appreciate this grand building and see how it is utilised today, and how it will be used in the future.read the full story
Do not have time for an long, drawn-out walk around a museum? But still want as much as possible about Berlin? Walking tours are also not your thing? Then the Historiale Berlin Museum is the only solution. Follow 775 years of Berlin’s history in only ONE hour via the amazing exhibits and wonderful displays that will provide you an interactive overview of the German capital.read the full story