The best possible start for a classic day in Berlin – the impressive view of the Berlin TV Tower . Afterwards, the interactive GDR Museum  is just a short walk away – experience an authentically furnished East German apartment or take a simulated drive in an original Trabi car.
Then just cross the nearby bridge at Karl-Liebknecht-Brücke to the world -renowned Museum Island . Immerse yourself in the world of the oldest cultures of the world, exciting architecture and fascinating masterpieces. In the warm months, take the chance for a refreshing break directly opposite in the Monbijou Park.
Unter den Linden boulevard takes you past such sights as the Deutsche Staatsoper opera house, the German Historical Museum (DHM) and Humboldt University before you reach the famous Madame Tussauds  wax museum. Here, you can immortalise yourself in a selfie with your choice of incredibly lifelike celebrity wax figures – and become part of famous film scenes yourself!
The Unter den Linden boulevard leads to Berlin’s landmark sight – the Brandenburg Gate . Just a few steps on you’ll find the Reichstag  Parliament building, with its impressive dome open to the public (registration required: www.bundestag.de/besuche).
If you carry on to the Central Station (Hauptbahnhof), you can take the city railway S-Bahn for a 30-minute ride to a top sporting sight – Berlin’s Olympic Stadium  Tour this former UEFA five-star stadium at your own pace or with the multimedia guide from the visitor’s centre.
You can explore these Berlin highlights in a variety of ways:
- Hire a bike, for example at nextbike, or join a guided bike tour themed on a wide variety of topics at Berlin on Bike.
- Take a hop-on hop-off tour on the City Circle Sightseeing Yellow Tour Buses.
- Treat yourself to a Stern und Kreisschifffahrt boat tour along the city’s waterways for a very different perspective on Berlin’s sights.