Go on this historical trip and delve right into Berlin’s history exploring top rated museums, beautiful churches/ cathedrals and vibrant buildings. Various themed tour offered by local tour guides will give you in-depth insights into Germany’s unique history.

Brandenburg gate

Travel tips
  • Most restaurants and cafes still don’t accept credit cards. Make sure you have enough cash on hand or ask if they accept cards before you order.
  • Eye contact is more socially acceptable than it is in the US, so don’t be unnerved if you find people staring at you.
  • Consider getting an annual museum pass for 25 EUR instead of buying tickets for individual museums.
Recommended daily itinerary

Estimated cost: $2500-$5500 per person

Day 1

First day of the trip, check in to your hotel and get settled.

  • Fly into Berlin Brandenburg Airport.
  • Checkin to Radisson Blu Hotel. The hotel is located next to the River Spree, and lies just a 5-minute walk from Museum Island where the Humboldt Forum is located and Hackescher Markt’s trendy shops and restaurants.
  • Explore nearby areas and get settled.
Day 2

The Brandenburg Gate is a famous landmark in Berlin built between 1788 and 1791 which once served as a city gateway. The Reichstag was heavily bombed during the Second World War and emerged as a ruin. Reconstruction followed the Cold War and was completed in April 1999.

  • Enjoy your breakfast at Cafe Latrio.
  • Drive to Brandenburg Gate. Explore Brandenburg Gate and its ornate carvings, including its dramatic depiction of Victoria, the Roman goddess of victory, driving a horse drawn chariot.
  • Enjoy your lunch at Restaurant Quarre. We recommend grilled prawn.
  • Drive to Reichstag. Explore with a guided tour. Step inside the Reichstag’s iconic glass dome and learn about Germany’s fascinating history, architecture, and politics on a tour with a German-speaking guide through Berlin’s government district.
  • Enjoy your dinner at inizio ristorante bar. We recommend grilled lamb.
  • Head back to your hotel and rest up for the the day.
Day 3

The Berlin Wall was an 87 mile long concrete barrier between east and west Berlin, a symbol of the cold war and an embodiment of the so-called ‘Iron Curtain’ between eastern and western Europe. The demolition of the Wall officially began on 13 June 1990 and was completed in 1994. The Holocaust Memorial is a monument to the six million European Jews who died in the Holocaust.

  • Enjoy your breakfast at Café Bell Chicco. We recommend fried eggs with toast and butter.
  • Drive to Berlin wall. Explore east side gallery, mauerpark, checkpoint Charlie, Berlin wall memorial, Schlesischer Busch watch tower and Potsdamer Platz.
  • Enjoy your lunch at Deponie Nr.3.
  • Drive to The Holocaust Memorial and explore the memorial. There are guided tours available for you to get in depth history of the memorial.
Day 4

Berlin Cathedral is an early twentieth century cathedral built during the reign of Kaiser Wilhelm II. Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church is a Romanesque style church which was originally built in the 1890’s and dedicated to Kaiser William I by his grandson Kaiser William II.

  • Enjoy your breakfast at distrikt coffee. We recommend french toast.
  • Drive to Berlin Cathedral. Explore Berlin Cathedral, the Museum Island, the New Synagogue and the Gendarmenmarkt.
  • Enjoy your lunch at Ephraims. We recommend Berlin pork knuckle.
  • Drive to Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church. Explore Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church, belfry, chapel, foyer, stunning frescos and its poignant memorial hall.
  • Enjoy your dinner at Upper Burger Grill. We recommend pulled turkey burger.
  • Head back to your hotel and rest for the day.
Day 5

The Stasi Prison was an infamous East German prison run by the East German Ministry of State Security (the Stasi) during the Cold War. The Pergamon Museum is a large and varied museum in Berlin housing three different exhibitions. One of the collections at the Pergamon Museum is part of the Classical Antiquities, known as the Antikensammlung.

  • Enjoy your breakfast at Benedict. We recommend Blaubeer Pancakes.
  • Drive to Stasi Prison. Explore with the guided tour.
  • Enjoy your lunch at Masteca e Tasi. We recommend Paccheri Calamaretti.
  • Drive to Pergamon Museum. Explore the museum, the pergamon, market gate of miletus, the ishtar gate processional, way from babylon and the mshatta facade.
  • Enjoy your dinner at Restaurant Jolly. We recommend whole peking duck.
  • Head back to your hotel and rest for the day.
Day 6

The German Resistance Memorial Centre is a monument and museum to those who fought against the Nazis before and during World War II. Displaying part of the National Museum’s collection of classical antiquities, even the building of the Altes Museum has been built in a style inspired by Ancient Greece.

Day 5

Last day of the trip

  • Enjoy amenities at your hotel or nearby attractions until your flight time.
  • Pack your bags and get ready to leave with a better understanding of Germany’s history and culture.

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