Berlin has a rich history, a vibrant culture, and a creativity that knows no boundaries. It’s no wonder that Berlin has captured the hearts of travelers from all over the world. Whether you’re captivated by Berlin’s historical landmarks, inspired by the city’s cultural life, or simply want to immerse yourself in Berlin’s creative culture, you’ll find yourself in a city that is rich in history, in culture, and in innovation.

Popular Events Berlin

UEFA Champions League and Europa League in Berlin

While UEFA Champions League and Europa League games may not be played in Berlin on a regular basis, the city’s football fans follow these tournaments with great interest, often coming together in bars, pubs and sports arenas to watch the games.

Public viewing and fan events during major football tournaments like FIFA World Cup or UEFA European Championship are held as well in various parks, squares and outdoor venues throughout Berlin. These events provide an opportunity for fans to come together and enjoy the beautiful game while supporting their national teams.

DFB-Pokal (German Cup)

The DFB Pokal is Germany’s top knockout cup competition, featuring top-division clubs from all over the country.

Cities near Berlin

  • Potsdam: is located to the Northwest of Berlin and known for its rich history and picturesque gardens.
  • Hamburg: is located to the Northwest of Berlin and is Germany’s second largest city.
Here's an overview of what you can do in Berlin

Tourism in Berlin

Berlin Wall and East Side Gallery: Berlin Wall and its remains are a symbol of the city’s separation during the Cold War and a reminder of Germany’s bold past.

Brandenburg Gate: The Brandenburg Gate is one of Berlin’s most famous landmarks. It has been a witness to many important events in German history, such as the conquest of Germany by Napoleon and the toppling of the Berlin Wall.

Reichstag Building: The Reichstag building is home to the German Bundestag and features a glass dome with views over the city.

Berlin Activities and Events

  • Berlin International Film Festival: Here you can explore one of the most prestigious international film festivals in the world, with a wide variety of world-class films, world premieres and industry events to choose from.
  • The Carnival of Cultures: is one of the most popular street festivals in Berlin. It is a celebration of music, dancing, food, and culture from all over the world.
  • Street Food Markets: Explore Berlin’s ever-changing street food markets, like Marketthalle Neun’s Street Food Thursday or Bite Club where you can try a variety of cuisines from around the world.
  • Art Galleries and Exhibitions: Explore the many art galleries in fashionable districts such as Mitte or Kreuzberg or visit modern art galleries such as the KW Institute for Contemporary Art or the Berlinischer Galerie.
  • Museum Hopping: Museum Island is home to some of the world’s finest museums, such as: Pergamon Museum Altes Museum Neues Museum from ancient art to modern art

Berlin Football

The primary football stadiums in Berlin are

  • Olympiastadion Berlin: Is home to Hertha BSC which is Berlin’s top football club. The capacity of the stadium exceeds 74,000 seats. The stadium was built in 1936 for the Summer Olympics and since that time has hosted many sporting events. The stadium hosted the final of the FIFA World Cup in 2006. The stadium features a blue running track and has a unique roof structure and a high bell tower.
  • Stadion An der Alten Försterei: Is the home of FC Union Berlin, one of the most known clubs in Berlin. The stadium seats approximately 22,000 people and provides an atmosphere that is both intimate and electric. The stadium was built in 2008-2009 by the club’s supporters and volunteers as part of a community-oriented project. The standing terrace is one of the most popular features of the stadium. Fans can cheer their team while standing together on the terrace.