© Berliner Fernsehturm, Foto: Katrin Bernsteiner
© Berliner Fernsehturm
© Berliner Fernsehturm
Built in the late 1950s and still the tallest structure in Germany, the Berlin Television Tower is one of the city's most famous landmarks. Take a lift to the observation deck to enjoy the views, or eat in the Tower's revolving restaurant - guaranteed to be the most unusual dining experience you'll have in Berlin. The tower is open late into the evening allowing visitors to enjoy views over Berlin by night as well as by day. Whatever the time of day, this promises to be a magical way to get to know the city.
Something for everyone in vibrant Berlin
Berlin's combination of history, exciting nightlife, world-class museums and quirky restaurants attracts visitors from across the world. The Berlin Wall is a huge draw for many visitors, while the city's parks and lakes ensure room for relaxation. There are also many museums dedicated to Berlin's fascinating history, as well as galleries showcasing everything from medieval painting to contemporary photography. Monuments such as the Brandenburg Gate, the Victory Column and the partially-destroyed Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church help Berlin to prove its status as a historical and cultural powerhouse. Before diving into the city's many attractions, why not get an overview of this sprawling metropolis, from high up in the Berlin Television Tower.
Berlin Television Tower - Germany's tallest structure
Originally built as an antenna for the East German television network, the Television Tower is one of Berlin's most iconic sights. Lifts take visitors to the observation deck 203 metres up the tower, or to the revolving restaurant on the floor above. The restaurant takes 30 minutes to revolve completely, allowing guests to take in the city's landmarks as they savour a delectable meal. Food is served all day, and cocktails are served at the chic bar. On a clear day, it is possible to see as far as 60 kilometres away.
Savings guaranteed with a Berlin WelcomeCard
The Berlin Television Tower is just one of over 200 Berlin attractions which offer savings to Berlin WelcomeCard holders - up to 50% off in some cases. In addition, your Berlin WelcomeCard gives you free access to the city's extensive public transport network including the train, bus and tram services. With over 12 million cards sold already, the Berlin WelcomeCard has earned its place as the essential visitor passport to the city.