Top 5 Tourism sites in Berlin
Being Germany’s capital, Berlin is strategically located to attract tourists. Berlin has a distinct history as compared to other cities on earth. It has been enslaved by fascism, ravaged by war, bisected during cold war and re-united after the fall of the Berlin wall. It has risen from the ashes and made major strides
Berlin has beautiful forests, historical sites and rivers. It has numerous tourist sites; you can be certain of having a good time any time you visit Berlin. Here are the top five tourism sites in Berlin, Germany
The walls of Berlin
It’s the most famous attraction site in Germany because of its history. It’s located between the districts of Mitte and Wedding. It’s a memorial to the victims who died when the walls of Berlin fell. The watchtower and the remaining section of this wall enables the visitors to access the border facilities and get the real feeling.
The Reichstag building was awakened from slumber the moment a decision was made to move Germany’s federal government to Berlin. This building has been modernized. It’s from the glass dome located at the building where visitors are able to get an aerial view of the bustle and hustle in the city. There are also several government buildings in Reichstag e.g. the Bundeskanzleramt (the federal chancellery)
The Brandenburg gate
There is no doubt that one of Berlin’s signature attraction sites is the Brandenburg gate. It was built in 1971. It is one of the oldest city gates in Berlin. The historic Hotel Aldon located next to this gate is always flooding with tourists
The Berlin Television Tower
The Berlin Television Tower commonly known as the Fernsehturm by the locals is easily recognizable from a distance. Standing at 368m above the ground, this skyscraper is Berlin’s tallest building. It was built in the 1960’s and tourists have been visiting here to get a unique 360 degrees bird’s view of the city
The Berlin Cathedral
This German cathedral has a magnificent dome that was remarkably built from the 19th century architecture. The historical museum of Germany is also located next to this cathedral. This makes this building even more attractive to tourists.
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