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Berlin is a fast-growing city where innovation and diversity come together to create a young and exciting culture. Join a walking tour and you’ll find plenty of jaw-dropping street art and experience the same music scene that drew in former residents David Bowie and Iggy Pop. The city is also one of Europe’s major startup capitals, with new companies opening every week.

However, the city’s biggest attractions are its historic landmarks. The Reichstag wows visitors with its shiny glass dome, while sections of the graffiti-covered Berlin Wall—which divided the city for almost three decades—still stand in Potsdamer Platz. The iconic Brandenburg Gate has become a symbol of reunification since the wall fell in 1989 and is undoubtedly one of the highlights of any visit.

In the summer, the weather is perfect for seeing the city on foot or enjoying a picnic in Tiergarten Park.

In the winter visitors flock to Germany’s capital to see festive Christmas Markets like the annual Berliner Weihnachtszeit located behind Alexanderplatz. Bundle up and sip on mugs of hot Glühwein while you check out all the stalls. You might even pick up a few souvenirs to remind you of this fairytale setting.

Tonight

From $46 per night

This weekend

From $145 per night

Next weekend

From $111 per night

Most popular time to visit July-September
Cheapest time to visit January-March
Local currency € 1 = $1.16
Language German
Average weekend price $108 per night
Average weekday price $109 per night
Average stay 2 nights

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What other travelers say about Berlin

10

Also wanted to add that the bed, queen , was fantastic.

October 7, 2021

Also wanted to add that the bed, queen , was fantastic. Berlin has so many qualities, atmosphere, culture, uncanny feeling of history and survival, through the sense of humour and straightforwardness of the Berliners, might be mistaken for brusqueness but is based on this courageous sense of humour. And our family and friends are here... and the opera and ballet...

Abigail
Abigail Austria
10

We stayed 5 nights in Berlin after arriving for Berlin...

October 6, 2021

We stayed 5 nights in Berlin after arriving for Berlin marathon. Of course Covid precautions made everything a little more difficult but we really enjoyed running & walking around town and the parks. Recommend the DDR museum, and boat ride. German folks were nice and helpful even though our use of the language was minimal. Plan on returning to visit more museums and things we missed.

Jim Humble
Jim Humble United States of America
8.0

Visited Berlin for Berlin Marathon.

October 3, 2021

Visited Berlin for Berlin Marathon. It lives up to the hype and excitement. Well Organized Marathon with lots of energy. The race course is through the landmarks which is great way to explore the city and get energy during the run. Pedestrian, Cyclist friendly city with beautiful views. Recommend to anyone to spend few days in this great City.

Rajani
Rajani United States of America
6.0

The city needs to lower their on street parking from 2 euro...

September 15, 2021

The city needs to lower their on street parking from 2 euro per hour to .50 cents per hour. City is very dirty need to clean up the graffiti and broken glass bottles and animal waste. Otherwise a nice place.

stanley
stanley United States of America
10

Everything in Berlin is great.

August 24, 2021

Everything in Berlin is great. Endless ART options. Endless exhibit options. Endless FOOD and DRINKS options. I will go back every year for at least a week. My fav spots: Berghain art expo STUDIO BERLIN and also the expo's in the TEMPELHOF flughaven. My fav restaurants: Chen Chè (Vietnam), Poveracci (Italian), Milja und Schäfa (veggie), Cookies Cream (veggie). Transport is super easy: also endless options. Fav event: the Berlin half marathon. Perfectly organised.

Marjan
Marjan Belgium
8.0

Definitely worth a visit, many attraction and museums.

August 7, 2021

Definitely worth a visit, many attraction and museums. But not for larger stay. Too dirty, noisy and many demonstrations with police alarms all over the city. The level of the most restaurants is also below acceptable. Very poor cuisine regardless what you choose.

Panagiotis
Panagiotis Switzerland

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