Berlin is full of historically important monuments and is perhaps the best place to witness history unfold. The wonderful monuments and the rich history attached with the destination make Berlin one of Top Historical Destinations in the world. Berlin is a very historically important place and thus sees a lot of tourists every year. Whenever you are planning to visit a historical monument in Berlin or a place of historical significance, it is always good to know a little information about the place, its opening and closing times, the ideal duration of visit and the need of tour guide to visit the historical monuments of Berlin. Explore the historical monuments of Berlin with a guided tour or opt for in-depth information of its historical account, this Berlin guide is your go-to option for free. Move to things to do in Berlin page for the complete list of attractions and activities.
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Top Historical Berlin landmarks
Traverse through the finest landmarks and famous historical buildings of Berlin.
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Pariser Platz, 10117 Berlin, Germany
Feel the spirit of the city at the neo-classical monument of Brandenburg Gate. One of the best-known landmarks in Berlin, Brandenburg Gate is a gateway to the history of Berlin and is well connected with trams and buses for you to visit. Observe the intricate detailing in the gate, feel the classical arch come alive during the night when it is comp...
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Platz der Republik 1, 11011 Berlin, Germany
08:00 am - 11:59 pm
The parliament and a mirror of the Berlin history, Reichstag is one of the most famous landmarks in Berlin. Go on a guided exploration of the lavish structure to get enough of the history and the architectural beauty, take a walk of the entire boulevard for a comprehensive experience of the place, and get on to the top of the glass dome for spectacular views of the whole city of Berlin.
Located just off the mall, Holocaust Memorial in Berlin needs no introduction. Spread across an unevenly inclined terrain, Holocaust Memorial appears smooth and offers a wave-like appearance which can be captured through your cameras. Learn about the history about the horrific story of Holocaust, pay your respects to the victims, and marvel at the ...
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Muhlenstraße, 10243 Berlin, Germany
East Side Gallery set in the open is a slice of history with an interesting mix of politics and artistic visions. Go through the fascinating paintings in place that were painted by artists from all around the world, bask in the sheer experience of being in the longest open-air gallery of East Side Gallery, and discover the huge history of the count...
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Friedrichstraße 43-45, 10117 Berlin, Germany
09:00 am - 10:00 pm
Best known as the crossing-point between East Berlin and West Berlin, Checkpoint Charlie is a symbol of the cold war. Having featured in a lot of films and books, Checkpoint Charlie hlds a significantly higher position in Berlin's history. While you are on the go make a quick-stop at the Checkpoint Charlie, seek permission for a few photographs, an...
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Mitte, 10117 Berlin, Germany (Mitte)
Boasting of a contagious vibe is the popular square of Gendarmenmarkt adorned with architecturally splendid structures. Interact with the divine at the French Church of Französischer Dom and the German Church of Deutscher Dom, explore the building of Konzerthaus filled with ruins, and admire the majestic buildings in place that will leave you ...
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Spandauer Damm 10, 14059 Berlin, Germany
10:00 am - 05:00 pm
The Charlottenburg Schloss is one of the most stunning buildings in the historic city of Berlin. It is one of its kind and symbolizes the old imperial rule. The classic dome, off-white, understated colour and the wing design make it a very important landmark in the history of Berlin. Once you are here, do not miss out on the beautiful garden as it ...
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Olympischer Platz 3, 14053 Berlin, Germany (Westend)
09:00 am - 07:00 pm
The Olympia Stadium in Berlin is a historical and cultural Landmark of utmost importance. Although Olympics have been held here only in 1936, sports today in Berlin could not be imagined without the mention of it. This stadium is easily one of the most striking stadiums in the world. The architecture is truly remarkable. We should not forget legacy...
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Großer Stern, 10557 Berlin, Germany
09:30 am - 07:00 pm
Berlin Victory Column is a mark of German history and represents the victory of the Prussian in the German- Danish war. Originally designed by Heinrich Strack, this victory column was made between 1864 and 1873. Today it comes in the list of monuments that are put in preservation order. All in all, it represents around three victories. One being th...
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Bernauer Straße 111, 13355 Berlin-Mitte
08:00 am - 10:00 pm
Berlin Wall is one of the biggest historical landmarks in the history of not only Berlin but the entire world. Berlin Wall was initially built to keep out capitalism and protect Berlin and the city from outside forces. Overtime, the Wall saw a lot of attempted escaped and more than a hundred deaths in the process. In 1975, the wall was recreated fr...
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Schlossplatz Brandenburger Tor Berlin, 10117
The Unter Den Linden Boulevard should definitely feature on your Berlin travel itinerary. It is a road flanked on both sides by lemon trees which gives the entire place a very enchanting feel during the day and during the night, the lit up boulevard is simply magical. The equestrian statue of Friedrich Wilhelm II adorns one end of the road. The ori...
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Panoramastraße 1a, 10178 Berlin, Germany
09:00 am - 11:59 pm
Berliner Fernseheturm is the German name for the Berlin TV Tower. IT is a very significant landmark in Berlin as well the whole of Germany. Built in 1969, it in a way is a symbol of Berlin as a whole till date.
The design is simple and elegant and the tower looks absolutely stunning when lit up at night. The central sphere is a beautiful and shinin...
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Breitscheidplatz 10789 Berlin.
09:00 am - 07:00 pm
Also, known as Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church, the protestant church of Gedachtniskirche is a favorite stop for the tourists in Berlin. Explore the holy site and the plaza which is now a combination of war ruins and history, go through the relics and the photos adorning the walls of the church, and be stunned by looking at the little stained glass....
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Alt-Treptow, 12435 Berlin, Germany
10:00 am - 11:59 pm
Treptower Park is one of the most off beaten attractions of Berlin. It is never crowded by lot of tourists as it does not feature in the main stream must see-must do things in Berlin. But in all honesty, it is one of the most under rated attractions of the city. Treptower Park not only offers you calmness of mind paired with peace as well as sereni...
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Reichstagufer 17, 10117, Germany
09:00 am - 07:00 pm
Tranenplast is commonly known as Palace of Tears. One of the simplest yet one of the most visited attractions- Palace of Tears is definitely one of the places that you should go to. It’s main connect amongst all its displays is that of the life of a divided Germany. Through a lot of preserved material, films and other documents- Palace of Tea...