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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.


From $49 per night

This weekend

From $101 per night

Next weekend

From $72 per night

Most popular time to visit October-December
Cheapest time to visit January-March
Local currency € 1 = $1.09
Language German
Average weekend price $117 per night
Average weekday price $131 per night
Average stay 2 nights

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What other travelers say about Berlin


Exciting, youthful city with so much to see and do.

February 5, 2023

Exciting, youthful city with so much to see and do. Don't go in the winter unless you are mad for Christmas markets. It was bitterly cold which made sightseeing difficult. I have been in the summer and it was lovely. The Pergamon museum is a must see. Eating out is very reasonable - we were not disappointed in any of the places we ate in.

Estepar Spain

Berlin is a fantastic City, with so much to see and do.

January 24, 2023

Berlin is a fantastic City, with so much to see and do. The Transport infrastructure is second to none. Restaurants and Cafés in abundance. Shopping malls and kiosks, you will never go hungry or thirsty, If you don't want to travel on transport, walking gives you a great insight of the normal day to day routine of the people who live and work there. Berlin is a beautiful, cosmopolitan City. I highly recommend it. ♥️


My first time in Berlin and wow!

January 18, 2023

My first time in Berlin and wow! It helps when you come with someone who know's their way around. We went to several museums, wonderful restaurants and walked for hours just taking in the Street Art and the beauty of the scenery. It was COLD (we came in November) So GLUHWEIN is a must ;) There are a ton of hidden gems everywhere, aside from the regula touristy ones. Which l could have stayed longer. Everything is a train or bus ride away!

CRISTHIA MICHELLE United States of America

It's a very diverse city, with beautiful architecture,...

January 16, 2023

It's a very diverse city, with beautiful architecture, delicious food from all over the world and beautiful parks. The public transportation is super convenient, not that expensive and operates 24/7!

Ana Israel

The transport,excellent,Berlin is the flattest city I’ve...

January 13, 2023

The transport,excellent,Berlin is the flattest city I’ve been in,magical views,food and bars excellent,shopping centres are unbelievable,and all the historic buildings,and the information kiosks,loved my time there Thanks Berlin 👏

Thomas Ireland

A vibrant city with history on all sides.

January 11, 2023

A vibrant city with history on all sides. If you are interested in historical facts, mainly wars, Berlin is your place. Other than that, the city offers beautiful spots such as the Parliament, the Museum Island and the Tower square.

Daniela Denmark

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