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5 Day Berlin Itinerary

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If you are planning a trip to Berlin, you should know that there is a lot more to see here than just the Berlin Wall and the Brandenburg Gate. Berlin is the largest city in Germany and one of the largest cities in the European Union. It’s a diverse city filled with world-class museums, beautiful squares to wander through, and …

Berlin Things to do

The Big List of Things to do in Berlin

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Before traveling to Berlin, a fellow traveler told us that Berlin was the “least German city” in Germany. That had us scratching our heads, wondering what he meant. Until we got to Berlin. Berlin is not like the cities of Munich, Nuremberg, or Hamburg. Berlin is grittier, edgier, and has more of the urban vibe you get in cities like …

Rakotzbrucke

Not Your Ordinary Berlin Day Trip: Rakotzbrücke, Gorlitz, and Bastei Bridge

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If you are visiting Berlin, there are numerous day trips you can take. Leipzig, Potsdam, and Dresden are all within driving distance. However, if you want to go off-the-beaten-path and see several very scenic places, you’ll love this Berlin day trip. In one day, you can visit the photogenic Rakotzbrücke, walk across the fairytale Bastei Bridge, visit pretty little Gorlitz, …

How to Visit Teufelsberg

Teufelsberg: Is This the Weirdest Spot to Visit in Berlin?

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If you are traveling to Berlin and want to see something weird, put Teufelsberg on your list. Teufelsberg is an abandoned listening station used during the Cold War that is now covered with graffiti. A visit here is eerie, historical, at times unnerving, and even beautiful. What is Teufelsberg? Teufelsberg is German for Devil’s Mountain. Nowadays, Teufelsberg refers not only …