3 Cultural Sites You Have to Visit in Berlin, Germany

Berlin, Germany
Berlin, Germany. Photo by Florian Kurrasch on Unsplash

Berlin is world-famous as a city of culture, and this is clearly demonstrated in the fantastic range of museums and galleries that the city has to offer. Whether you’re an art fan, into history or simply hoping to experience a range of cultural delights, the German capital is the place for you. There are so many museums to choose from that it can help to create an itinerary – check out these tips on selecting some of the best cultural highlights for your trip to Berlin.

Alte Nationalgalerie (Old National Gallery)

This gallery in central Berlin hosts many famous artworks, including works by the renowned Romantic artist Caspar David Friedrich. It’s a great place to spend a whole day, or you can pop in for an hour to get a sense of the stunning artworks on display.

Altes Museum (Old Museum)

This incredible museum holds amazing artefacts from across the ancient world, including some distinctive Ancient Greek sculptural pieces and Roman artworks. The collection is vast, so it can pay to work out which areas you’d like to see before you start exploring.

Berlinische Galerie

This cutting-edge gallery is host to modern, contemporary art and is a great place to explore if you’re visiting the German capital with kids. There are lots of interactive exhibits and interesting street art to investigate in the outside areas, so you can enjoy this museum come rain or shine!