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15 Most Instagrammable
Places in

Berlin

The 15 Most Instagrammable Places In Berlin

Berlin is a city of history, innovation, diversity and excitement. The capital of Germany, Berlin is an evolving metropolis offering a myriad of experiences for travellers and residents alike. For photographers, the city is an endlesss canvass for creativity. Spectacular palaces and public squares perfect for people watching. Amazing art exhibits and magestic museums bring together the past and the present seamlessly. With so many things to see and do in Berlin, it can be difficult to know where to begin. With that in mind we’ve pulled together some of our favourite spots to get learn about Berlin while getting some epic photos.  Here’s our list of the 15 most Instagrammable places in Berlin.

VICTORY COLUMN CITY Views

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The Victory Column is a monument built in 1864 in rememberance of the victory of the Prussians in Danish-Prussian War. Today, the columns top floor offers some of the best views of Berlin and the Tiergarten, a beautiful park in the city worth exploring. 

BRANDENBURG  GATE

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No trip to Berlin is complete without a stop at the Brandenburg Gate! The gate is an epic example of 18th century neoclassical architecture. The gate is one of Berlin’s most iconic sites, and a must for every visitor to this amazing and historically significant city.


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BERLIN MITTE

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The historic center of Berlin, Mitte literally translates to middle. The heart Berlin, Mitte is the home of many of the top attractions in Berlin like the Brandenburg Gate, Museum Island, just to name a few. It’s also home to some amazing buildings with colourful facades perfect for the feed. 

DZ BANK BUILDING (aka the Frank Gehry building)

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Amazing lines and light is what you’ll find at the DZ Bank Building in Berlin. Designed by world famous architect Frank Ghery, The DZ Bank building was built in 1998 and completed in 2000. Today it’s a multi purpose building that functions as much more than a photographer’s dream setting, but also as residential apartments and the headquarters of Deutsche Zentral-Genossenschaftsbank.  

BELVEDERE IN CHARLOTTENBURG PALACE GARDENS

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There’s no mystery why we included this beautiful building in our list of the 15 motst instagrammable places in Berlin. This powder blue grand building is a former retreat for King Friedrich Wilhelm II. Sitting on the banks of the Spree river, the tranquil grounds are a peaceful and photogenic oasis in central Berlin. Stop by during open hours to check out the museum featuring fine porcelin works. 

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GENDARMENMARK BERLIN

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If you love a pictureesque public square, then Gendarmenmarkt is the place for you. Known as one of the most beautiful squares in Europe, the Gendarmenmarkt is framed by a concert house and two churches. Enjoy live classical museum in the summer and cozy christmas markets in the winter.

HOUSE OF SMALL WONDER

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Exploring all the amazing things to see in Berlin is sure to make you hungry, so you’ll want to take a break at the photogenic cafe and bistro House of Small Wonder. A fusion of Japanese influence with a traditional American diner, House of Small Wonder offers something totally unique. Enjoy a delicious brunch  in this aesthetically pleasing environment. It is no surpise this cafe made our list of the 15 most instagrammable places in Berlin.

MUSEUM ISLAND

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A romantic little getaway in the city of Berlin, Peacock Island has a long and fascinating history. Located on the northern part of Spree Island, Museum Island in Berlin is an important cultural site and has been designated by UNESCO as a world heritage site in 1999. Constructed over the course of 100 years beginning in 1830, Museum Island consists of the the Altes Museum, the Neues Museum, the Alte Nationalgalerie, the Bode-Museum and the Pergamonmuseum. It’s the perfect place to get cultured, and content all at the same time.

PEACOCK ISLAND

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Take a little time to appreciate this romantic little getaway in the city of Berlin. Peacock Island has a long and fascinating history as a favourite escape for the king of Prussia. Friedrich Wilhelm II. Meander through the well manicured gardens and find some tranquility and beautiful peacocks. Home to another of Berlin’s UNESCO sites, a rustic castle complete with two towers and a cast iron bridge. 

SONY CENTER

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The Sony Center is a modern architectural marvel and multifunctional space in the district of Potsderdamplatz. The Sony Center dwars tourists and residents to shop, dine and be entertained. High above all the action is the cetrepeice of the square, a  spectacular 4,000m² vaulted roof that was built using steel, glass and translucent fabric to allow natural light to illuminate the buildings.

CHIHARU SHIOTA’S INSTALLATION AT THE LICHTHOF OF GROPIUS BAU

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One of Berlin’s top attaractions, the Charlottenburg Palace is a favourite among tourists and residents of Berlin. The 17th century Baroque Palace Discover the oppulence of the A world-class exhibition house, the Gropius Bau building displays everything from contemporary art installations to archaeological exhibits. Having a long history of presenting a diverse array of artists, you never know what you’ll find. In this photo, Chiharu Shiota’s “Cloud of thoughts” is created to fill the atrium and inspire visitors from around the world. 

Hamburger Bahnhof Museum

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Looking for a little creative inspiration, then the Hamburger Bahnhoff Museum of contemporary art is the place for you. The former train station has been transformed into one of the largest collections of contemporary art anywhere in the world.

SCHLOSS CHARLOTTENBURG

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One of Berlin’s top attaractions, the Charlottenburg Palace is Berlin’s largest and most spectacular palace. The 17th century Baroque and Rococo style Palace is the height of oppulence and luxury. The large garden and forested areas that surrounds the palace are equally impressive and offer countless opportunities to capture a photograph worth sharing.

Teufelsberg Berlin

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A throw back to the Cold War era, the Teufelsberg Is a former US listening post 114 feet above most of Berlin atop a hill of rubble. The buildings are in beautiful disrepair and create a totally unique setting straight out of a movie set. Today, talented street artiss paint creative nad interesting murals that are definitely worth the trip.

BERLINER FERNSEHTURM

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Rounding out our list of the 15 most instagrammable places in Berlin list is the iconic Berliner Fernsehturm tower. Located in the bustling transportation hub of  Alexanderplatz, the eye catching tower is impossible to miss. Head up to the top for dinner in the revolving Sphere restaurant boasting panoramic views or grab a cocktail on the observation deck at sunset. Not keen on heights, seek out a unique angle at ground level and capture epic photos of all 368m Berlin’s landmark tower.

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