Sightseeing in Berlin

From Potsdamer Platz you are well-placed to see some of Berlin’s wonderful sights and discover its impressive history.

Reichstag

The Reichstag is the seat of the German Bundestag or federal government and with its impressive glass dome, is one of the biggest crowd-pullers in Berlin. Its colourful past reflects the turbulence of German history since the 19th century. The building was restored in the 1990s after German reunification.

  • Important German historical site
  • Glass dome and roof terrace
  • Open until midnight
  • Exhibition, talks and daily guided tours
  • Register online in advance to visit the dome

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Martin-Gropius-Bau

The Martin-Gropius building is the most important exhibition hall in Berlin. The imposing museum was built with the plans of Martin Gropius and Heino Schmieden in 1881. It was originally conceived as a museum of crafts. Today, the exhibition programme features art, archaeology, photography and cultural history exhibitions, attracting more than 500,000 visitors each year.

  • International art and cultural history exhibitions
  • 15-20 exhibitions every year
  • Book shop, café and art cinema
  • In the hotel neighbourhood

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