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Our most recommended Mitte Activities

  • Berlin: 1-Hour City Sightseeing River Cruise

    1. Berlin: 1-Hour City Sightseeing River Cruise

    Join a 1-hour boat tour that starts close to Hackescher Markt at the pier "Alte Börse. Sit back and relax as you learn about the captivating history of Berlin from the onboard audio guide commentary. First, cruise along the River Spree to the Eastern part of the city, where you will see the Berlin Cathedral, the newly inaugurated Humboldt Forum, and the Marstall concert hall. Turning in front of the Mühlendammschleuse head back westwards past the oldest part of Berlin, the Nikolaiviertel. A little bit further down the river, learn more about Museum Island before cruising past Friedrichstraße before entering the Parliament district. See the Reichstag building, the Berlin Central Station, as well as the Federal Chancellery. At the House of World Cultures, the boat will turn around again and bring you back to the pier.

    Good tour. But the weather was nice, and the ceiling remained closed... not very covid-friendly

  • Berlin: Illuseum Skip-the-Line Ticket

    2. Berlin: Illuseum Skip-the-Line Ticket

    Take a break from the real world and step into the Illuseum Berlin. Located in the center of Berlin, the Illuseum is a place where nothing is as it seems and where fun, entertainment, and interactivity for visitors of all ages is the focus. Whether it's slate space or infinite space, baffling holograms or an impressive tunnel, anyone can immerse themselves for a moment in a world full of illusions, allowing themselves to fall under the spell of their senses. The guests and staff at this exciting museum believe that one is never too old to defy gravity, to lose ground under one's feet, to watch people grow and shrink with their own eyes, and to be inspired by optical illusions. As a special treat, check out clever play-areas made of sustainable wooden toys with many impressive 3D puzzles and riddles that are not only fun, but also train your logical skills. It's easy to waste a day at t...

    It’s a nice place where you can take lots of photos for the various illusions. There are multiple puzzles that you can solve also.

  • Berlin: 2.5-Hour East Side Boat Cruise with Commentary

    3. Berlin: 2.5-Hour East Side Boat Cruise with Commentary

    25 years after the fall of the Berlin Wall you can experience a special East Side boat cruise. Besides numerous sights in the old and new center of Berlin, you will also see the recent changes in the area surrounding the East Side Gallery. The boat cruise starts at the pier by the old stock exchange building, near the Hackesche Höfe. Relax onboard the boat as you listen to detailed information in English and German and enjoy a delicious food service. After passing by the cradle of Berlin – Mühlendamm Lock – the tour continues on past Radialsystem V, an energy forum, Berlin Ostbahnhof and the Mercedes Benz Arena. Pass under the Oberbaum Bridge into the east harbor with its many new residents including Universal Music, MTV, Coca Cola, and Label 1 and 2. You will also pass by the Badeschiff at Arena Treptow and the Molecule Man sculpture. Journey back to Berlin-Mitte and see the Nikolaivi...

    Good route that allows to see different Berlin districts. But we were confused: "Live Guide" in our case was loudspeakers, not a person who could answer questions.

  • Berlin Sights and Highlights Bike Tour

    4. Berlin Sights and Highlights Bike Tour

    Experience a tour ideal for short-term visitors or as the start of a new adventure in Berlin. This tour also provides many new things to discover for Berlin experts. Start in the painstakingly restored Kulturbrauerei in the trendy Prenzlauer Berg district. From there you ride to the most important highlights in the capital on the 3.5-hour tour and also discover some hidden corners in the city, such as interesting backyards and trendy parks. The tour takes you through the Government District, past Berlin Central Station, the Brandenburg Gate and the Holocaust Memorial, along the Berlin Wall, through Gendarmenmarkt and Museum Island, and many other locations. During the brief stops, your guide will explain the diverse stages of the history of Berlin – from Prussian pomp and ceremony, to the explosive growth during industrialization, all the way to the division of the city and the rapid c...

    Lauren, the tour guide, was outstanding! She was well-versed in Berlin history and she gave us keen insights into this divided and re-united city. The bike ride, furthermore, was quite invigorating.

  • Berlin: City Highlights Bike Tour

    5. Berlin: City Highlights Bike Tour

    Cycle through Berlin’s lively city blocks on a bike tour with an expert guide cycling by your side. Learn about the city’s vibrant culture, see important historical sites and famous monuments, and discover hidden gems loved by locals. Meet your guide, pick your bike, and set off to discover the German capital. Peddle alongside the River Spree, make your way over to the picturesque Museum Island, and marvel at the magnificent green domes of Berlin’s Cathedral. Cross the iconic Brandenburger Gate, peddle past the Reichstag, and take in the lush scenery of the Tiergarten’s green spaces and its majestic Victory Column. Here you can take a moment to commemorate WWII victims as you overlook the Holocaust Memorial. Admire the beautiful architectural ensemble at Gendarmenmarkt square and continue towards the notorious Checkpoint Charlie. Learn about the historical site and get a chance to see...

  • Berlin: Private City Highlights Bike Tour

    6. Berlin: Private City Highlights Bike Tour

    Cycle through Berlin’s lively city blocks on a bike tour with a private guide cycling by your side. Learn about the city’s vibrant culture, see important historical sites and famous monuments, and discover hidden gems loved by locals. Meet your guide, pick your bike, and set off to discover the German capital. Peddle alongside the River Spree, make your way over to the picturesque Museum Island, and marvel at the magnificent green domes of Berlin’s Cathedral. Cross the iconic Brandenburger Gate, peddle past the Reichstag, and take in the lush scenery of the Tiergarten’s green spaces and its majestic Victory Column. Here you can take a moment to commemorate WWII victims as you overlook the Holocaust Memorial. Admire the beautiful architectural ensemble at Gendarmenmarkt square and continue towards the notorious Checkpoint Charlie. Learn about the historical site and get a chance to see...

  • Berlin: Ticket for World Balloon with Perfect View

    7. Berlin: Ticket for World Balloon with Perfect View

    The new Berlin World Balloon is as unique as the city itself and one of the largest helium balloons in the world. The World Balloon has become something of a second icon of Berlin and draws countless visitors each day. Ascend to a height of 150 meters in total silence in a gondola secured by an extremely strong steel cable. Hover over Berlin from this height and enjoy an unobstructed view in every direction. Exactly in the center of Berlin, the World Balloon floats above Checkpoint Charlie, the buildings around the Axel Springer building, the Sony Center and the Brandenburg Gate. Get a unique look at historic Berlin and an incredible view of the new heart of Europe. On warm summer weekends, you can enjoy the beautifully-lit skyline of the capital after dinner with family and friends.

    Interesting experience! Very few cities have such an attraction. It is worth trying it.

  • Berlin: Entry Ticket to the Studio of Wonders

    8. Berlin: Entry Ticket to the Studio of Wonders

    Embark on an adventure and enjoy one of the most exciting art-concepts of recent years that has opened in the center of Berlin. Discover the studio with over 20 interactive installations built for taking amazing pictures and videos. Have a marvelous time while creating your own wonders and will become part of the exhibits.  Explore more than 500 m2 that the studio offers and enjoy plenty of room to re-explore your inner child and dwell in stunning moments.  Nothing is as it might seem at first sight: its creators use optical illusions, infinity effects, and different perspectives to address all your senses. Plants are brought to life in the Wonder-Forest while lighting effects and a combination of scents and soft sounds draw the visitor deeper into the exhibit until they are completely immersed and everyday life is a distant memory.

  • SEA LIFE Berlin Tickets

    9. SEA LIFE Berlin Tickets

    Discover the wonders of the underwater world and encounter sharks, rays, and octopuses at SEA LIFE Berlin. More than 37 basins, home to over 5,000 creatures, offer you a glimpse into a magical world. Follow the lives of aquatic creatures from the Spree River to the depth of the Atlantic ocean. Walk through a glass tunnel and find yourself face-to-face with incredible sea creatures. Explore underwater habitats and learn how to protect the seas from plastic.

    Great place to bring smaller children, not too long, but not super small either.

  • Berlin: Art and Graffiti Walking Tour

    10. Berlin: Art and Graffiti Walking Tour

    Discover Berlin from a unique perspective on an art and graffiti themed walking tour. Experience breathtaking colors and hear stories of Berlin’s past, present, and future through inspiring and provocative urban art works. See the areas visited by the best artists, where they paint, and where they admire the work of their peers. Some of the places are off the radar of casual observers and tourist groups. Learn about the cultures, the politics, and other driving forces that inspires the art on the city’s walls. Admire how the walls transform into canvases for “paintings” and the streets are transformed into art galleries. Take in large volumes of work, from tiny to gigantic, sprouting between buildings, wedged into corners, hidden in the courtyards, and along the streets of the Mitte, Kreuzberg, and Friedrichshain districts.

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What people are saying about Mitte

Lauren, the tour guide, was outstanding! She was well-versed in Berlin history and she gave us keen insights into this divided and re-united city. The bike ride, furthermore, was quite invigorating.

The trip was quick and easy to book and the moderation and description of the area was interesting and easy to understand. The service was good too. I would do it again.

It’s a nice place where you can take lots of photos for the various illusions. There are multiple puzzles that you can solve also.

Mega Something got in the way - a phone call and we could only start the boat tour later that same day.

My friend and I had a wonderful time… especially with the bartender!