The Ultimate 4 Days in Berlin Itinerary Story

By Loredana Elena

Introduction

The Ultimate 4 Days in Berlin Itinerary Story

Berlin was the first stop of my whirlwind 1-month tour around Central & Eastern Europe before moving to London. And... Read more

Day 1

Walking Through the Main Sights

The first day of this 4 day itinerary for Berlin is going to focus on the historical and monumental sites... Read more

Day 1 - Stop 1

Reichstag Building

The Reichstag Building was the home of the German Empire’s parliament. It was restored after not being used during the... Read more

Day 1 - Stop 2

Gate of Unity

A few minutes away from the Reichstag Building is another Berlin icon, the Brandenburg Gate. This 18th-century structure was witness... Read more

Day 1 - Stop 3

The Holocaust Memorial - Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe

Constructed from 2003 to 2004, the Holocaust Memorial - Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe, is a striking sight... Read more

Day 1 - Stop 4

Potsdamer Platz

Potsdamer Platz is a large square in Berlin that is surrounded by shops, restaurants and nightlife. Before you get to... Read more

Day 1 - Stop 5

Checkpoint Charlie

At the time the Berlin Wall was still fully operational, the main crossing point between East Berlin and West Berlin... Read more

Day 2

Berlin Museums - Part 1

For the second and third day of this 4 Day Berlin Itinerary, you will be exploring Berlin's museums. I would... Read more

Day 2 - Stop 1

Gendarmenmarkt

This beautiful town square is the place tourists go to for a full experience of Berlin’s historic structures. At the... Read more

Day 2 - Stop 2

Museum Island

Aside from war memorials, Berlin is also a place with tastefully-curated museums showcasing local and global history. The largest and... Read more

Day 2 - Stop 3

Altes Museum - Old Museum

The Altes Museum, or the Old Museum in English, is dedicated to classical antiquity. The building itself is from the... Read more

Day 2 - Stop 4

Neues Museum - New Museum

The Neues Museum (New Museum) contains two permanent collections. The first collection is the "Ägyptisches Museum und Papyrussammlung", which provides... Read more

Day 3

Berlin Museums - Part 2

As mentioned above, Day 3 will be a continuation of Day 2. Again, I would recommend choosing and visiting 1... Read more

Day 3 - Stop 1

Alte Nationalgalerie (Old National Gallery)

The Old National Gallery, or Alte Nationalgalerie in German, contains romantic and impressionist masterpieces. The collection is historical and only... Read more

Day 3 - Stop 2

Bode Museum

The Bode Museum has the most impressive exterior architecture of all the museums on Museum Island. The round dome-shaped building... Read more

Day 3 - Stop 3

Pergamon Museum

The Pergamon Museum contains three permanent exhibits. The "Antikensammlung", which is a collection of classical antiques from Greece and the... Read more

Day 3 - Stop 4

Kulturbrauerei - Culture Brewery

Contrary to its name, Kulturbrauerei is not strictly a beer business. Although you can find great food and alcohol here,... Read more

Day 4

Exploring the Wall

Your fourth and final day in Berlin is all about exploring the Berlin Wall. A preserved part of the wall... Read more

Day 4 - Stop 1

The Wall Museum

The Wall Museum contains innovative displays that present the events and history of what Berlin was like when the wall... Read more

Day 4 - Stop 2

East Side Gallery

The East Side Gallery is a public, free to visit, 1.3 km long section of the Berlin Wall that has... Read more

Day 4 - Stop 3

Berlin Wall Memorial

Further north, near where the day first started, is another preserved section of the Berlin Wall. However, this part has... Read more

Day 4 - Stop 4

Visitor Center of the Berlin Wall Memorial

At the end of the Berlin Wall Memorial is a small visitor centre. It contains multimedia information boards that explain... Read more

Conclusion

In Summary

Berlin, along with Munich, is rich in historical significance and culture. Four days in this unique city is barely enough... Read more