• Berlin, Germany
    Berlin, Germany

    Discover the most cosmopolitan city in Europe:

    • Explore the map of the city and download it to your phone to use without the Internet;
    • Learn about Berlin's history and discover interesting facts about the city;
    • Preview top-rated attractions and choose what to see first;
    • Find nearby landmarks and get directions to them;
    • Listen short audio stories about Berlin's top attractions;
    • Find and schedule the best tours of the city with one of the trusted tour guides;
    • Visit one of recommended restaurants or book a food-tasting tour with our local experts.
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  • Brandenburg Gate
    Brandenburg Gate

    Learn facts about one of the most known symbols of Berlin:


    • It was commissioned to be built by Prussian King Frederick William II in 1788 and officially opened on August 6, 1791;
    • The gate is made up of twelve Doric columns, six to each side, forming five passageways;
    • It is one of the eighteen original gates of the Berlin customs and excise wall and is the only remaining gate today;
    • The Quadriga was added on top of the Brandenburg Gate in the year 1793;
    • After the 1806 Prussian defeat at the Battle of Jena-Auerstedt, Napoleon used the Brandenburg Gate for a triumphal procession after which he took the Quadriga to Paris;
    • After the completion of the Berlin Wall in 1961 the gate was closed for almost thirty years;
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  • Museum Island
    Museum Island

    Discover a Unesco World Heritage Site - Museum Island:


    • Museum Island is the northern tip of Spree Island and covers an area of about 8.5 hectares.
    • The completion of the first museum happened nearly 200 years ago, in the year 1830. Today, this museum is known as The Altes Museum or simply The Old Museum.
    • The island is now home to five beautiful museums, collectively forming the State Museums in Berlin (Staatliche Museen zu Berlin).
    • In 1999, Museum Island was designated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. This recognition highlights its outstanding cultural value and its significance as a unique ensemble of museums.
    • Museum Island serves as a cultural hub, attracting millions of visitors each year with its diverse and extensive collection of art and historical artifacts.
    • The Humboldt Forum, a cultural institution dedicated to art, history, and science, is the most recent addition to Museum Island. It opened in 2020 and continues to expand the island's cultural offerings.
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  • Berlin Cathedral
    Berlin Cathedral

    Discover Berliner Dom, which was the royal church of the Prussian monarchy:


    • It is located on Museum Island in central Berlin;
    • It is the largest Protestant church in Germany and one of the most important dynastic tombs in Europe;
    • The original Berlin Carthedral dated back to the 1451 and was part of the Berlin City Palace. In the early 19th century, leading Prussian architect Karl Friedrich Schinkel rebuilt the court church in a neo-classical style.
    • The last German emperor and King of Prussia, Wilhelm II hired architect Julius Carl Raschdorff to build a more elaborate Cathedral which was consecrated in 1905.
    • The Cathedral was severely damaged during the Second World War.
    • Berliner Dom is often used used for magnificent light shows on special ocasions
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  • Reichstag Building
    Reichstag Building

    Learn about one of Berlin's most significant historical buildings :


    • The original Reichstag building was designed in 1884 by architect Paul Wallo;
    • The Neo-Renaissance building was completed in 1894 and served as the Reichstag of the German Empire;
    • After 1918 it housed the parliament of the Weimar Republic;
    • The so-called Reichstag Fire completely destroyed the plenary chamber in 1933;
    • The disused building sustained additional damage during World War II, and neglect in postwar years led to further deterioration.
    • By the 1970s it had undergone partial restoration and became a museum of German history. 
    • Extensive renovation took place, under the direction of British architect Sir Norman Foster, after the reunification of West and East Germany in 1990.
    • After the seat of the German government was transferred from Bonn to Berlin, Reichstag became the Bundestag’s permanent home. Its inaugural session took place on September 7, 1999.
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Berlin Guide is a free, easy-to-use smartphone application that replaces outdated printed pocket guides. It offers downloadable maps, provides valuable travel tips, and helps to find great locations and book the best activities.

While this site provides some basic information about beautiful Berlin and its vicinity, we encourage you to install and use the App on your smartphone or a tablet as it has many more features and content.

The App is a work in progress, and its content is continuously expanded and updated. We are constantly adding new locations, restaurants, activities and updating audio stories.

  • Sightseeing Tours
    Sightseeing Tours
  • World War II Tours
    World War II Tours
  • Food Tours
    Food Tours
Berlin Guide App Features
Intuitive User Interface
User-friendly interface design makes it easy to operate, even for less savvy smartphone users
Audio Stories and Tours
Listen to professionally narrated stories about historical places and local landmarks.
Map of Attractions
Never get lost and stay informed about interesting nearby locations and attractions
Downloadable Content
Keep content on the phone to access it in places without a reliable network connection (train, plane, etc.)
Tours with Local Guides
Plan your visit - browse recommended tours from local guides and book ahead of time
Lots of Additional Info
Get the historical and cultural context as well as useful tourist information like best times to visit etc.
Top Attractions
Museum Island
Museum Island
Reichstag Building
Reichstag Building
Brandenburg Gate
Brandenburg Gate