50 Things To Do In Berlin

April 26, 2016

Berlin things to do

As I’m typing this, I am sitting in a plane en route to my hometown Berlin. It always feels good to be back home! While planning my stay, I have realized that there are quite a lot of things to do in the hippest capital of Europe. So, here is a Berlin bucket list from the point of view of a local!

1. Walk along the colorful East Side Gallery.
Visit the beautiful Gendarmenmarkt square.
Have a picnic in Tiergarten.
See the Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church.
Drink a Club Mate.

Berlin things to do

6. Visit the Reichstag Dome to have a 360° view.
Eat your way through Street Food Thursday.
Experience Berlins famous nightlife.
Stroll around Alexanderplatz.
 Become a history buff at the German Historical Museum.

Berlin things to do

11. Feel modern vibes at Potsdamer Platz.
Take a boat ride on the Spree.
Go on a shopping spree.
Eat a Falafel in Kreuzberg, a district in Berlin.
 Pay respect at the Holocaust memorial.

Berlin things to do

16. Explore Berlin neighborhoods on a bike.
17. Eat a Döner Kebab (veggie version available!).
18. Enjoy a day at one of the many the lakes.
19. Take a day trip to Potsdam.
20. Visit a Christmas market in December.

Berlin things to do
Explore the Nikolai Quarter, Berlin’s oldest residential area.
22. Chill at the abandoned Tempelhof airport.
23. Have a German beer in a Biergarten.
24. Feel like royalty at Schloss Charlottenburg.
25. Watch a movie in an outdoor cinema.

Berlin things to do

26. Walk through the Brandenburg Gate.
27. Have a dip in the Badeschiff, a pool on the Spree.
28. Eat a Berliner (a doughtnut without a hole filled with jam).
29. Go underground at Berliner Unterwelten.
30. Buy something in a Späti (a local 24h shop).

berlin things to do

31. Relax at the Spree.
32. Listen to the Berlin Philharmonics.
33. Eat a Currywurst. (There are veggie versions avaible!)
34. Visit the Mauerpark on a Sunday.
35. Experience Berlin’s alternative side in Friedrichshain.

Berlin things to do

36. Go museum hopping on Museum Island.
37. Have fun in an old photo booth.
38. See Check Point Charlie.
39. Explore the buzzing district Kreuzberg.
40. Visit Hackesche Höfe.

Berlin things to do

41. Be fancy at the KaDeWe.
42. Enjoy the view from the Television Tower.
43. Take a ride in the subway called U-Bahn.
44. Sing karaoke in the Mauerpark on Sundays.
45. Walk through the charming neighborhood Prenzlauer Berg.

Berlin things to do

46. Gaze upon my favorite building, the Berlin Cathedrale.
47. Explore the street art in Berlin.
48. Visit the DDR Museum.
49. Take a stroll through the Grundwald forest.
50. Walk along the Berlin Wall.


What did you do in Berlin? Would you any anything to this list?

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  • Reply Nuria June 14, 2016 at 11:34 am

    Really helpful post 🙂 Visiting Dublin this August!
    xx | Where’s Nuria

    • Reply Girl x Departure June 16, 2016 at 12:44 pm

      Thank you! But I guess you mean Berlin? 😉

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