Travel Blogs from Berlin
... who charged for their photos! We then went to look at a long segment of The Wall, complete with gaps through to the other side and heart wrenching "graffiti". Then into the Topographie Des Terrors. This is a new exhibition, built on the waste ground where once stood the Gestapo headquarters, SS central command and the Reich Security Main Office. All most hated places. The exhibition documents the brutal ...
... Russian and French soldiers in the area of the gate and getting money for being photographed witht the tourist, each actor carried a national flag but not necessarily with regard to the uniform that they were wearing. And many of the parts of the uniform were incorrect, One guy was wearing a pair of dress officer greens pants with a incorrect jacket, more like the 1950s and the stripes were that of a WW II master sergeant. Another guy was wearing greens with 2 stars and a name tag ...
... an island in the middle of the Spree river. There are five museums of which I went to
three. My main interest are the ancient
collections and I wasn’t disappointed in seeing the real bust of Nefertiti and
the Istar Gate, the Pergamon Alter and the Market Gate of Mileteus. Huge buildings which were disassembled and
reassembled here. Then I just walked and
In the evening I went back out ...
... east of Berlin on the outskirts, near all the canals and the muggelsee lake. It's so beautiful out there.
We arrived just before 8, went to the supermarket, collected supplies then went back to Marc's, set up camp and cooked up a vegetable pasta for everyone. Marc's friend Yohan and his daughter monique also joined us and we chatted the night away with a fire and some of Yohans homemade apple liquor ...
... went up into the garden and no one knows who shot who but they both died. They were attempted to be burnt but not enough fuel was left so they were still nearly all there, yes we saw a photo. I asked the tour man what happened to the bunker and why can no one get into it and he said it was filled in with concrete. There have been some attempts at reconstructing it electronically and the outside shape of it is there, you just can't get into it. It was really weird ...
Other places to stay in Berlin
Charlottenburg, Berlin | 5 star hotelfrom $137
- Stunning modern hotel fabulous room every area superb design.
- A touch of the old DDR
- Great rooms but falling short in other areas
Tiergarten, Berlin | 5 star hotelfrom $198
- Best hotel ever seen; every year again!!!
- Great experience
- Spacious rooms, quiet, and centrally located
Mitte, Berlin | 5 star hotelfrom $156
- We'll go back to Berlin.... just for this hotel!
- Utterly lovely
Charlottenburg, Berlin | 5 star hotelfrom $138
- Great Location, Beautiful Hotel, Excellent Staff
- Best location, great return on money, sparkling clean and beautiful
Mitte, Berlin | 5 star hotelfrom $115
- An excellent all round experience
- Good and convenient hotel
- Very good but not amazing
Tempelhof-Schöneberg, Berlin | 4 star hotelfrom $106
- Excellent Hotel
- Very good hotel
- Great location
Mitte, Berlin | 5 star hotelfrom $150
- Bestin Westin.
- What an Awesome Hotel!
- Perfect First Class all the Way!
Mitte, Berlin | 4 star hotelfrom $99
- Pleasantly surprised
- Where have these people being staying?
- Amazing Views of East Meets West
Tiergarten, Berlin | 5 star hotelfrom $178
- 5 Star excellence
- Great situation, great hotel !
- Good for trios/families
Charlottenburg-Wilmersdorf, Berlin | 5 star hotelfrom $124
- Great stay
- I am ver hard to please but........
Spandau, Berlin | 4 star hotelfrom $54
Alt-Hohenschönhausen, Berlin | 4 star hotelfrom $66
Tiergarten, Berlin | 4 star hotelfrom $138
- A Short Summer Break In Berlin
- Very mixed
- Good Standard
Charlottenburg-Wilmersdorf, Berlin | 5 star hotelfrom $108
- Not a 5-Star Hotel
- Elegance without stuffiness
- Tranquil oasis
Mitte, Berlin | 4 star hotelfrom $127
Mitte, Berlin | 5 star hotelfrom $148
- Excellent service and lovely location
- Fantastic Berlin Hilton
- Ist Class Hotel
Tempelhof-Schöneberg, Berlin | 4 star hotelfrom $97
Friedrichshain-Kreuzberg, Berlin | 4 star hotelfrom $92
Mitte, Berlin | 4 star hotelfrom $89
- Great hotel
- Excellent location and comfort
- Lovely Hotel But ..
Friedrichshain-Kreuzberg, Berlin | 3 star hotelfrom $102
- Good value all round
- Best choice in Berlin for good value
Mitte, Berlin | 5 star hotelfrom $161
- Nice hotel, prime location, friendly staff
- Great Hotel!
- Great Location and a Great Hotel
Charlottenburg-Wilmersdorf, Berlin | 4 star hotelfrom $44
- Ok for the money
- Stay away from this thing
- Small Rooms, bad AC
Mitte, Berlin | 4 star hotelfrom $96
- Best buy in town
- Great hotel
- Love it!
Neukölln, Berlin | 4 star hotelfrom $126
Mitte, Berlin | 4 star hotelfrom $90
- Pleasant surprise!
- Check out the 8th floor
Mitte, Berlin | 4 star hotelfrom $134
- Good With A Few Exceptions
- New Hotel, Great Location