Adina Apartment Hotel
Berlin Checkpoint Charlie


Krausenstrasse 35-36
10117 Berlin – Mitte
Tel: +49 30 200 76 70
Fax: +49 30 200 76 75 99
Email:
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The Adina Apartment Hotel Berlin Checkpoint Charlie team is committed to making your visit to Berlin as pleasant and memorable as possible. With the help of Berlin Tourism and Ticketing, Adina Apartment Hotel Berlin Checkpoint Charlie can accommodate all your booking needs, whether planning in advance or at the last minute.

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Adina Apartment Hotel Berlin Checkpoint Charlie is dedicated to ensuring you get the most out of your visit to Berlin. Pick up your Berlin City TourCard at reception when you check-in (chargeable). The Berlin Welcome Card is your personal guide to all of Berlin’s hotspots including a city map with all the latest Berlin insider tips. The Card also entitles you to discounts of up to 50% on over 130 Berlin tourist attractions and services.

Top Ten Tourist Spots in Berlin


From the doorstep of Adina Apartment Hotel Berlin Checkpoint Charlie, you can explore the eclectic collection of cafes, restaurants, shops and entertainment venues of the hip, historic and happening Mitte district. Many of Berlin’s classic tourist attractions such as Checkpoint Charlie, Brandenburg Gate, Museum Island, Television Tower, Gendarmenmarkt and Potsdamer Platz are also within easy access from your Adina Berlin apartment.

1. Checkpoint Charlie Museum


You will love the convenience of Adina Apartment Hotel Berlin Checkpoint Charlie with Checkpoint Charlie, Berlin’s most classic tourist attraction just a short stroll from your Adina apartment. Now a museum, Checkpoint Charlie was originally a border checkpoint used during the Cold War to control the area surrounding the Berlin Wall. The tower was named after the third letter of the military alphabet as it was the third allied checkpoint tower between West Germany and East Berlin. Checkpoint Charlie has been featured in many films and remains as one of the most famous parts of the Berlin Wall.

2. Berlin Gardens


Originally the Royal Palace’s kitchen and herb garden, the Berlin Botanical Gardens are home to over 20,000 different plant species from all over the world. There are a vast number of hothouses and also 16 large greenhouses, all focusing on a different climate region and bursting with exotic plants. These stunning gardens, which are over 100 years old, are also home to Berlin’s Botanical Museum.

3. Museum Island


Museum Island is home to some of the most important museums in the world - Altes Museum, Neues Museum, Alte Nationalgalerie, Bode Museum and Pergamon Museum. Between them, visitors can view an incredible collection of 19th-century art as well as a famous archaeological collection.

4. Television Tower


Berlin's Television Tower is the tallest structure in the city of Berlin. The tower lift can soar up to an altitude of 200 metres in 40 seconds! Soak up the 360 degree views of Berlin from the Observation Deck or dine at the revolving restaurant. Bookings are recommended for dining and you might like to try to locate Adina Apartment Hotel while you’re there!

5. Charlottenburg Castle


This beautifully restored castle, which was the intended residence of Queen Sophie Charlotte during the summer over 300 years ago, remains one of Berlin’s true gems. Its surrounding gardens have drawn inspiration from France and England and are some of the oldest and most beautiful gardens Berlin has to offer.

6. The 'Story of Berlin' Exhibition


Discover the rich history of Berlin in an intricately detailed exhibition that traces the city’s history from the 13th century to the present day. Some of the highlights include a nuclear bomb shelter from the 1970’s and some of the original sections of the Berlin wall.

7. Potsdamer Platz, Kulturforum


Potsdamer Platz is one of the most popular attractions of the New Berlin. After the Fall of the Wall the area around Potsdamer Platz became the biggest building site in Europe. Architects like Renzo Piano and Kollhof attributed to the new symbol of the capital.
The Sony Center opened as a light-flooded arena with a tented roof. The futuristic building also houses the Filmhaus. The fastest express elevator in Europe - leads to the panorama platform of the Kollhof building with breathtaking views over the whole area.


8. Holocaust Mahnmal, Jüdisches Museum und Gedenkstätte deutscher Widerstand


The Jewish Museum, the broken Star of David, is the most significant example of contemporary architecture in Berlin embodying a complex concept and ciphers of Holocaust, Exile and aspects of Jewish history. Every Monday the museum offers a special programme with exhibition, oriental buffet and music.
Place of Remembrance, the Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe close to Brandenburger Tor presents an open Field of Stelae, a radical concept of open walkable, wave like blocks of concrete, created by the architect Peter Eisenman. Underground is a complementary Information Centre.


9. Nikolaiviertel, Kirche, Ebrahimpalast


The quarter around the Nikolaikirche characterized by narrow streets, inns, courtyards and artisans’ workshops presents one of the oldest places in town, remembering the ancient fisher village of Cölln and Berlin. Destroyed during the war, were reconstructed for 750th anniversary of Berlin. The 13th century Nikolaikirche houses the City Museum of Berlin history.
The Ephraimpalais is one of the most important architectural landmarks of the palace architecture from the18th century, as well as the baroque Knoblauchhaus nearby.
Adjacent to Nikolaiviertel at Karl-Marx-Strasse is located the second-oldest parish church in Berlin and the only medieval church still hosting service of worship. The interior with the large fresco from 1485 and the alabaster chancel are worth to visit.


10. Gendarmenmarkt


Gendarmenmarkt is one of the most beautiful squares in Europe creating an architectural ensemble with the German and French Cathedral at both sides and the Konzerthaus in his centre. The French Cathedral was built as a church for the Huguenot community in Berlin. The German Cathedral (Deutscher Dom) hosts today a survey of German history or varying expositions.

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