Airports aren’t typically the end destination, but rather the means. However, the abandoned American airport in the heart of Berlin, Tempelhofer Feld, is a tourist destination in itself. I explored with Viator’s Guided Tempelhof Airport Berlin Tour, which lasts for two hours and takes groups through history, observing the old architecture and learning about the history of the Nazi-era and the Cold War, remnants of which still remain.
Category: Things To Do
October 8, 2015
September 17, 2015
With hundreds of green spaces dotted around the city, there are ample opportunities to escape the urban sprawl in the German capital. From strolling through Royal gardens to relaxing in a beer garden or picnicking in a former airport; here are Berlin’s best parks and gardens.
September 15, 2015
Since 2005, Berlin’s Festival of Lights has offered residents and visitors alike something to look forward to on lengthening autumn nights. Starting October 9, dozens of the city’s buildings are awash in dazzling multicolored illuminations.
August 20, 2015
The historic heart and strategic center of the German capital, Berlin’s Mitte district is where most visitors spend the majority of their time. There’s no shortage of landmark attractions; the Bradenburg Gate, Reichstag, Holocaust Memorial, Checkpoint Charlie and Berlin Cathedral can all be found here, as well as Potsdamer Platz and Alexanderplatz. But for those who’ve already seen the sights, it’s the vibrant art and culture in Berlin’s Mitte district that keeps them coming back.
August 6, 2015
First held in Berlin back in 1997, the now-legendary Long Night of Museums has since been adopted by more than 120 cities all around Europe and the world, and it’s a long-standing favorite of the capital’s cultural scene. Held biannually (typically in March and at the end of August), Berlin’s Long Night of Museums offers visitors single-ticket entry to all of the city’s top museums, art galleries and cultural venues, with more than 80 museums keeping their doors open from 6pm to 2am.
June 25, 2015
A sprawling city with a rich cultural heritage and harrowing history, Berlin has reinvented itself in the new millennium as one of Europe’s must-see destinations and the cosmopolitan, fashion-forward capital is thoroughly captivating. Whether you want to check off the top sights, enjoy the city’s legendary nightlife or seek out some quirky off-the-beaten-track sights – add to your itinerary these 50 unforgettable experiences to have in Berlin.