Capri by Fraser Berlin - Attractions
Capri by Fraser Berlin
Scharrenstraße 22, 10178 Berlin, Germany
Five of Berlin’s most celebrated museums, all in one place
Altes Museum (aka Old Museum)
A UNESCO-listed heritage site, it is Berlin's oldest museum, situated on Museum Island in Berlin's eastern city centre, directly opposite the Lustgarten. www.smb.museum
For a taste of traditional Berlin fare, this popular restaurant offers delicious German cuisine, wine and beer with a nod to 1920s-style decor.
A must-see for its antiquities and Egyptian collection. www.smb.museum
Displays a fine selection of important works by German masters and French Impressionists. www.smb.museum
Noted for its collections of Islamic and Ancient Near East Art, as well as its many classical antiquities. www.smb.museum
Also home to the Museum of Byzantine Art, the baroque-style Bode-Museum also houses a sizeable collection of sculptures. www.smb.museum
This is where you’ll find the finest, often hand-made delicacies all under one roof.
Once the location of the Monbijou Palace and the Old English Church, this leafy little park can be accessed via a footbridge from Museum Island. In warmer months, the children’s swimming is a popular spot at which to cool down and find some shade.
For a taste of Spain, head to Berlin Mitte for some mouthwatering tapas.
Entertainment district featuring The Arkaden, a vast shopping mall. Along with offices, this central area offers tempting food outlets, a theatre and cinemas too.
Oxymoron Salon & Lounge Restaurant
Treat yourself to some fine French and Italian cuisine in the glorious courtyard of Hackesche Höfe, resplendent in Art Nouveau style.
Part of the Filmhaus, this eatery offers healthier food, much of it locally-grown. You can find it on Potsdamer Strasse.
These eight connected courtyards are the location for many of Berlin’s popular restaurants and cafes. There’s a cinema too. http://www.hackesche-hoefe.de/
Dating from the mid-18th Century, the baroque-styled Berlin Cathedral is famous for its magnificent church organ, which contains more than 7000 pipes! berlinerdom.de
For something different, try this Thai food restaurant, to the north-west of Monbijoupark, which offers traditional cuisine paired with a comprehensive wine list.
Linienstrasse and Auguststrasse
Art-lovers flock to the many superb galleries found here.
Enjoy a refreshing beverage beside the Spree River in this charming tavern, which is also a brewery.
As well as staging major events and concerts, the Konzerthaus is also open for tours, enabling visitors to take a peek behind the scenes. en.konzerthaus.de
Berliner Antik- und Flomarkt
A collection of dozens of shops, this is the place to find antiques, souvenirs and eateries too. Head over to the Bodemuseum – it’s located right outside.
Located in Hackesche Höfe, this historic venue will delight lovers of intimate theatre performances, and other forms of live entertainment. www.chamaeleonberlin.com
Translated as “Pleasure Garden”, this famous public park has a long and rich history. Previously it has been used as a parade ground and a venue for mass rallies.
Berlin is a beautiful place to explore by boat. Märkisches Ufer is pier from which you can take many kinds of river cruises around the city itself, or further out into the surrounding areas.
Named after the famous Austrian actress, this simple public park is affectionately known as the ‘Lawn Sofa’. Great for a picnic or just to stretch out, it is only moments away from Potsdamer Platz.
Art Market at Zeughaus
Conveniently located close to Museum Island, this market is famous for its many affordable original artworks. Do note that the market is only open at weekends during good weather.
No visit to Berlin is complete without a trip to the Zoo. Established in 1844, the vast, leafy grounds and many birds and animals were donated by King Friedrich Wilhelm IV. Today, it houses some 20,000 creatures, many in ‘open’ enclosures that provide a more natural setting. German’s oldest and most diverse animal park includes orangutans, rhinos and polar bears. Don’t miss feeding time! Enter via the Lion Gate on Hardenbergplatz, or the Elephant Gate on Budapester Strasse. http://www.zoo-berlin.de/en
For a breathtaking (quite literally) view across the city, try scaling the 85-metre high Flak Tower. For gentler exercise, choose one of the many jogging tracks, take a dip in the pool, or let the kids do all the running around at the playgrounds. Flak Tower Humboldthain Brunnenstraße 110, 13355 Berlin.
If you’re looking for luxury brands, you’ll find them right here at this exclusive shopping mall, described as an ‘art and fashion house’.
AquaDom & Sea Life
With over 5000 creatures and a thrilling ride, this popular attraction is billed as the largest free standing cylindrical aquarium in the world. https://www.visitsealife.com/berlin/en/
Berlin by Bike
Another great way to get around Berlin is via bicycle, either with a guided tour or planning your own route around town. https://berlinonbike.de/en/
Potsdamer Platz Arkaden
With over 130 shops to explore, you’re sure to find something that you’ll like. If you feel peckish, the food court downstairs will spoil you for choice.
Collectors and admirers alike will adore Königliche Porzellan Manufaktur Berlin, a 250-year-old manufacturer of fine porcelain, located at Courtyard III of Hackesche Höfe.
What could be more fun and romantic than cinema under the stars? Don’t forget the popcorn! https://theculturetrip.com/europe/germany/articles/the-ultimate-list-of-outdoor-cinemas-in-berlin/
Open Air Tango & Salsa
Grab your partner…and try a spot of open-air dancing at the Monbijoupar, always popular during the summer months (May-September). http://www.amphitheater-berlin.de
Swimming Pools in Mitte
This award-winning swimming complex features all kinds of pools – for serious swimmers and fun-lovers - including Roman baths, a water-slide and a tower. http://www.berlinerbaeder.de/
The heart of the Berlin’s celebrated nightlife is right here.
CinemaxX Berlin Potsdamer Platz
Not sure what to watch? With 17 screens showing the latest blockbusters and a range of German Art house films, you’re sure to find something here.
Theater am Potsdamer Platz
Berlin’s largest theatre seats more than 1700 and stages many of the world’s top touring shows.
Spielbank Berlin am Fernsehturm
If you enjoy a flutter, this smart casino offers a wide range of card tables, roulette and video poker.
Roter & Grüner Salon
Check the latest schedule to find out what concerts and events are available during your stay. Music ranges from the 70s right up to today’s indie scene.
A UNESCO World Heritage Site, this historic island is home to five of Berlin’s most celebrated museums.Distance from Hotel:
Altes Museum (aka Old Museum)
Berlin's oldest museum is situated directly opposite the Lustgarten. www.smb.museumDistance from Hotel:
A must-see attraction for its antiquities and Egyptian collection.Distance from Hotel:
Displays a fine selection of important works by German masters and French Impressionists.Distance from Hotel:
Noted for its collections of Islamic and Ancient Near East Art, as well as its many classical antiquities.Distance from Hotel:
No visit to Berlin is complete without a trip to the Zoo. Established in 1844, the vast, leafy grounds and many birds and animals were donated by King Friedrich Wilhelm IV. Today, it houses some 20,000 creatures, many in ‘open’ enclosures that provide a more natural setting. German’s oldest and most diverse animal park includes orangutans, rhinos and polar bears. Don’t miss feeding time! Enter via the Lion Gate on Hardenbergplatz, or the Elephant Gate on Budapester Strasse. http://www.zoo-berlin.de/enDistance from Hotel:
For a taste of traditional Berlin fare, this popular restaurant offers delicious German cuisine, wine and beer with a nod to 1920s-style decor. http://www.berlin-1840.de/Distance from Hotel:
For something different, try this Thai food restaurant, to the north-west of Monbijoupark, which offers traditional cuisine paired with a comprehensive wine list. kamala-thaifood.deDistance from Hotel: