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16 Free things to do in Berlin, Germany's vibrant capital

16 Free things to do in Berlin, Germany's vibrant capital


 16 Free things to do in Berlin, Germany's vibrant capital
 16 Free things to do in Berlin, Germany's vibrant capital 
What to do in Berlin for nothing (or for a minimal expenditure) 

Berlin commends the 30th commemoration of the fall of the Wall with seven days brimming with occasions of various sorts. It is probably the best minute to visit the German capital, which keeps on alluring with its innovativeness, culture, and globalism, and interestingly, it is shockingly moderate. 

On the 30th commemoration of the fall of the Berlin Wall, one hundred occasions occur in the German capital during the seven day stretch of November 4-10, 2019, and the ninth occasion was the feature. 


The festival incorporates shows, open-air presentations, workshops, film screenings, interviews with witnesses, visits to recorded locales and an adolescent film venture, just as an enormous coasting establishment comprising of 30,000 written by hand letters: Visions In Motion, Patrick Chern's work by beautiful motor. Berlin's history wakes up nowadays with 3D video projections, liveliness and audio cues that will take guests to the 1989 and 1990 environment.

1. East Side Gallery

Ironically, Berlin's main attractions is something that no longer exists: the wall. Fortunately, there is the East Side Gallery, a 1.3-kilometer section that has been covered with drawings to become the world's longest open-air art gallery. Your pass invites you to think about how life was in the Cold War. (Mühlenstrasse between Oberbaumbrücke and Ostbahnhof; 24 hours; free of charge).

2. The Gedenkstätte Berliner Mauer

The Gedenkstätte Berliner Muir (Memorial Berlin Wall Memorial) illustrates the actual appearance of the border corridor and its impact on the lives of people on both sides. It stretches along a 1.4-kilometer piece of wall and recreates a corridor of death, with fragments of the original wall, a documentation center, a church, and many information points. (Bernauer Strasse 111 between Schwedter Strasse and Gartenstrasse; 8.00 to 22.00; free of charge).

 3. The memory of the Holocaust

Countless souls are seen when traveling through the maze of this memorial to the Jews killed in Europe: 2,711 concrete slabs connected to a terrorist network that can be crossed freely. The underground information center provides the necessary context to understand the horror. (Cora-Berliner-Strasse 1; 24-hour memorial, information center from 10:00 to 20:00 from April to September, from 10:00 to 19:00 from October to March, closed from Mon; free).

4. Humboldt Box

The project of the largest building in Berlin is, in fact, the reconstruction of the Baroque Palace of the Kings of Prussia, which was destroyed by the communist government of East Germany in 1951. This work called the Humboldt Forum is scheduled to be completed in 2020. In the meantime, it is worth visiting museums and cultural institutions. (Schlossplatz 5; 10.00-19.00; free).

5. Photoautomaten

No selfies at the Brandenburg Gate: The real moment in Berlin will come thanks to the photo booth. For three thousand euros, one of them stands with friends to get an invisible camera and waiting for the device to come out of the tape four photographs of the black and white passport. There are photo booths all over Berlin, one in Kastanianali. (For locations, see photoautomat.de; 24 hours; 3 euros).

 6. The Reichstag Dome

As politicians in Germany debate in the plenary hall,
They can be seen from the top of their office building, the Reichstag. The express elevator rises to the roof of this building from the Prussian era, where great views are contemplated and you can enter the glass dome and Norman Foster mirrors. It is necessary to register in advance. (Platz der Republik 1; 8.00-24.00, last entry 22.00, every 15 minutes; free).

7. Sachsenhausen concentration camp

The Nazis built this concentration camp on the outskirts of Berlin, one of the worst on German soil. Tens of thousands of the 200,000 inmates died behind their evil doors between 1936 and 1945. Their exhibitions turned into memorial venues, and their exhibitions opened in original places, such as the dispensary and the execution area, to the stories of those in the Sachsenhausen concentration area and keep your memory alive. (Strasse der Nationen 22, Oranienburg; 8.30-18.00 Mar-Oct, 8.30-16.30 Nov-February; free).

 8. Street art in Kreuzberg

Graffiti and street art have become part of Berlin's creative DNA since the 1970s, especially in Kreuzberg, a real exterior canvas. Among the most famous works include the astronaut/astronaut from Victor Ash, inspired by the space race; Nature Morte de ROA, a five-story painting depicting dead animals; and the rare Pink Man of Blu, a creature made up of hundreds of naked bodies. (Everywhere; 24 hours; Free).

 16 Free things to do in Berlin, Germany's vibrant capital
 16 Free things to do in Berlin, Germany's vibrant capital 

9. Topographie des Terrors

Hitler, Himmler, Goering, Goebbels ... The mere mention of the most abhorrent figures in Nazi Germany produces chills and this documentation center focuses on the leaders of the Third Reich and their implementers. Topographie des Terrors is located directly in the same place where the most feared and fearful totalitarian regime institutions - the Gestapo and the Central Command of the Special Forces - moved the threads of the era of terrorism. (Niederkirchnerstrasse 8; 10.00-20.00; free).

 10. Clarifications in the House

In the 1920s the Ballhaus Ballroom, a dance hall of the Weimar era. Every night after night, everyone, from jazz lovers to grandmothers, consists of beautiful figures on the floor of a worn parquet while the DJ plays the classic swing, tango, mambo, carrion and other sounds of yesterday. The cheapest classes are earlier. (Auguststrasse 24; from 21.00 to lu-Ju and from 15:00 to 18:00, free of charge).

11. Jazz sessions

There is plenty of free music in bars and pubs around the city, but on Saturday nights, jazz lovers go to jam sessions at A-Trane (eleventh; Bleibtreustrasse 1; free from 24:00, before 5 euros), a club Small where brilliant figures like Wynton Marsalis have passed. On Wednesday nights, he rides
b-flat which is no less respectful (Rosenthaler Strasse 13; 2)

12. Lunch at Philharmonie

The city has weekly concerts by Philharmoniker Berliner that attract hundreds of hungry people to culture and good music. It is easy to reach early to find a good place in the yellow lobby of the Philharmonie, an excellent concert hall for music lovers in the German capital. (Herbert-von-Karajan-Strasse 1; 1:00 pm to Sep-Jun; free).

13. Badeshiev

The summer of Berlin would not be the same without Badeschiff, a beach club built around a river barge converted into a pool and anchored in the Spree River. After diving during the day, you can stay for cocktails at sunset and watch the Oberbaumbrücke Bridge, from the storybook. In winter, the Badeschiff is covered to become a relaxation area with a sauna and a bar for jazz lovers. (Eichenstrasse 4; 8.00-24.00 May-Sep, if time permits; 5 euros).

14. Relax by the lake

If you're wondering where Berlin spends on a hot summer weekend, just look at the nearest lake: there they cool in the sand or under trees, and beer is close at hand. The most visited lakes are the idyllic Krumme Lanke (free), the circular Weisser See circle (from 9.00; free) and the massive Strandbad Wannsee (from 8.00 to 21.00 h and do, lu-vi variable; € 5.50), with a 1.3 km beach.

 15. Royal Masterpieces in Sanssouci Park

In Potsdam, the Sanssouci Park (Zur Historischen Mühle 1, Potsdam; 8.00 dusk; free) is considered to be the work of the tasteful king, and the reservoirs to overflow and address the most outstanding artists. Frederick the Great (1712-1786) designed this summer residence in Rococo, which can be enjoyed while walking in the park. Is it necessary to Sanssouci Palace (Maulbeerallee, masa from 10.00 to 18.00 from April to October, from 10.00 to 17.00 November to March, 8 €) and Chinese tea (10.00-18.00 Tuesday- Wednesday May-October and 8 €).

16. Street food on Thursday at Nekharthalle Markthal

The mother of all food markets in Berlin has not lost momentum since she entered the scene in 2013. Foodies meet in Kreuzberg on Thursday nights at Markthalle Neun, a private market. XIX has been beautifully restored to taste flavors from around the world: New Zealand meat cakes, Taiwanese burgers, Korean tacos ... better to accompany it with a pint of craft Heidenpeters. (Eisenbahnstrasse 42/43; 17.00-22.00 Ju; free of charge).