The Kurfürstendamm or simply Kudamm as it is commonly known is one of Berlin’s most famous avenues. It is a long, wide avenue lined with shops, hotels, cafés and restaurants. The Kudamm was the commercial centre of West Berlin when the city was divided. History The Kurfürstendamm was originally builtRead More →

cathédrale Berlin

The magnificent and imposing Berliner Dom or Berlin Cathedral is without doubt one of the most photographed buildings in Berlin. No wonder, because with its striking domes and monumental 114 metres long and 116 metres high, the cathedral stands out in the landscape. Berlin Cathedral is located on the banksRead More →

musee juif

Since its opening in 2001, the Jewish Museum in Berlin has become a major attraction and one of the most visited museums in the city. It is also the largest Jewish museum in Europe and its permanent exhibition introduces visitors to two millennia of German-Jewish history, the relationship between JewsRead More →

siegessaule victoire berlin

The Siegessäule or Victory Column is one of Berlin’s most famous landmarks, having once been the setting for the video recording of U2’s song “Stay, Farway so Close”. The Victory Column was the scene of the Love Parade, an electronic music festival, when it took place in Berlin, and alsoRead More →

berlin postdamer

The Potsdamer Platz, which is located about 1 km from the Brandenburg Gate and the Reichstag, is a square with bold, super modern buildings and one of the most frequented and visited places in Berlin. In addition to being one of the city’s main attractions, Potsdamer Platz offers many recreationalRead More →

Mémorial de l'Holocauste Berlin

The Holocaust Memorial is, as the name already suggests, a memorial to the 6 million Jews killed under the Nazi regime. The Holocaust Memorial is located in the heart of Berlin, one block from the Brandenburg Gate, between the U.S. Embassy, Tiergarten Park and further down Potsdamer Platz. History TheRead More →

bode museum

The Bode-Museum, another of the museums belonging to the Museum Island complex, is located at the northern end of the island. The museum was named after its first curator and creator Wilhelm von Bode. It is a beautiful building, which, with its imposing facade directly on the banks of theRead More →

tour de television Berlin

The Berliner Fernsehturm, or television tower, stands out on the Berlin skyline as the tallest building in Germany. The “ball”, as it is affectionately called, is located in the city center on Alexanderplatz. It can be seen from various points in the city, including from the airplane, depending on theRead More →

Checkpoint Charlie berlin

Checkpoint Charlie was an advanced military post on the border between East and West Berlin during the Cold War. Checkpoint Charlie was located at the junction of Friedrichstrasse with Zimmerstrasse and Mauerstrasse, connecting the American and Soviet sectors. After the construction of the Berlin Wall, the West German authorities builtRead More →

Musée de la Stasi berlin

The Stasi, which is short for “Ministerium für Staatssicherheit” and means Ministry of State Security, was the secret police of the German Democratic Republic, or East Germany. It was the organ of the communist government to repress and oppress its citizens in order to maintain the regime. But the StasiRead More →