The Berlin Wall symbolized the Cold War and split the city into East and West for nearly three decades. Today, it stands as a powerful reminder of the tumultuous past and is a popular destination spot for Berlin tourists.
Berlin’s East Side Gallery is a world-renowned tourist attraction that blends art and history uniquely and powerfully. Once a symbol of division and oppression, the Berlin Wall has become the world’s longest open-air gallery, stretching over one kilometer along the banks of the Spree River in Friedrichshain.
Berlin has plenty of tourist attractions. However, beyond the usual tourist hotspots, several hidden gems are waiting to be discovered, which is one reason why we keep writing articles here. One such gem is the location of an installation known as Kaninchenfeld or Rabbit Field.
Berlin has a rich history and plenty of cultural attractions, but it’s also a city with some fantastic views. Whether you’re looking to take in the city skyline or get a bird’s eye view of some of the best views of Berlin, there are plenty of great places to go to see Berlin from above.
If you have been to Tempelhof as often as we did, you already know an abandoned airplane is in the grass area next to one of the landing strips. We call it the abandoned Tempelhof Airplane, but its real name is N106TA if we can call this a name.
Our own list of the best Berlin books everybody needs to have as a way to see and understand the city a little better. We bought these books over the years we have been here, and we promise you they are worth every penny.
The Berlin Wall Memorial, also known in German as Gedenkstätte Berliner Mauer, is a mix of monuments and museums commemorating the city’s division by the Berlin Wall and the people who died because of it. And we consider it to be the best place to learn about the wall and how it affected the city and the entire continent.
On the outskirts of Berlin, where Neukölln and Schönefeld meet, there is a hill with one of the city’s best views. Called the Skypoint in Schönefeld, this manufactured structure is built over trash, and we took our drone there in June 2021 to capture its beauty.