As well as being the capital of Germany, Berlin is a hub of bustling nightlife, culture and art. Here are our top 5 things to do during a trip to Berlin.
Berlin Food Festival
Berlin is packed full of both cultural and culinary delights. The city hosts a week-long food festival which showcases the best cocktails, wines, and nibbles from across the world. Each year the festival partners up with a different country to bring their cuisine to the city. The festival takes place in October and you can expect fine dining, world class chefs and even food workshops.
Indulge in some currywurst
Berlin’s most famous local cuisine in currywurst. The dish consists of chopped pork sausage covered in a mixture of both curry powder and ketchup and is loved by locals and by tourists. Currywurst is usually served with either chips or bread, but be sure to refuel after a day of exploring the city with it’s most loved dish.
Visit The Holocaust Memorial
A visit to the Holocaust Memorial is an extremely humbling experience. The 19,000 square meter memorial, located in the centre of Berlin allows you to learn about the horrific suffering that happened during the Holocaust. To get the most out of your visit you should take the tour to make the most out of the experience.
Visit the Reichstag
Built in 1894 the Reichstag is the most famous landmark in Berlin. The dome was destroyed during World War II, but it was rebuilt during 1961 and 1971. Thousands of visitors travel to visit the Reichstag and to take in the gorgeous architecture and to see the incredible views of Berlin.
Walk the Berlin Wall
The Berlin Wall attracts thousands of tourists every year, with its colourful street art and thought-provoking tributes. You can walk along the part of the wall that still exists to learn how the wall affected people’s lives during the Cold War. You can take a tour of the wall to take in the history of the cold war and to understand why it’s the most powerful symbol still standing in Berlin.