|Adina Apartment Hotel|
Berlin Hackescher Markt
|An der Spandauer Brücke 11|
Tel: +49 (0) 30 2096 980
Fax: +49 (0)3 2096 98 599
Things to do in Berlin
Berlin Tourist Tours & Tickets
|The Adina Apartment Hotel Berlin Hackescher Markt 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 Hackescher Markt can accommodate all your booking needs, whether planning in advance or at the last minute.|
Berlin City TourCard
|Adina Apartment Hotel Berlin Hackescher Markt 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. |
Things to see in Berlin
|From the doorstep of Adina Apartment Hotel Berlin Hackescher Markt, 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 Hackesche Höfe (which boast ancient courtyards with an exquisite selection of shops, restaurants and theatres), the Red Town Hall, the Berlin Cathedral, Boulevards Unter den Linden, Alexander Platz are within easy access from your Adina Berlin apartment.
1. Hackesche Höfe
|The Hackesche Höfe is a complex of traditional buildings and ancient courtyards located right next to the Adina Apartment Hotel Hackescher Markt, where you can find a variety of cultural institutions, shops, theatres and restaurants. |
2. 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. |
3. 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!|
4. Brandenburger Gate
|Brandenburg Gate, the last remaining city gate, is the true symbol of the city. Situated in the no man's land just behind the wall, it also became symbolic of the division of the city. In 1794 the building was crowned with the “Quadriga” and goddess of victory. Pariser Platz forms the link between the Brandenburg Gate and the magnificent boulevard “Unter den Linden“. Since the fall of the wall, renowned international architects have built a range of modern buildings.|
|The Reichstag is the seat of the federal government, German Bundestag. His glass dome is today one of the landmarks in the city. Build end of the 19th century for the parliament of the new German state it was devastated several times and has an immense historical implication.|
|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, it was reconstructed for the 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.
7. Pleasure Garden „Lustgarten“ and Museum Island
|The Berlin Cathedral is the former court cathedral of Prussia`s royal family, the Hohenzollern and was conceived as a protestant answer to St. Peter`s Basilica in Rome with sumptuous ornaments and an impressive dome, inspired by the Italian High Renaissance style. The royal crypt, the sarcophagi of Frederic I and the golden altar frieze are attracting remains.|
In front of the Cathedral is located the “Lustgarten” who stretches out until the next attraction the Museum Island. This unique cultural inheritance comprises five important museum buildings on the river Spree and is considered World Heritage. The New Museum reopened 2009. The Old Museum presents the sculpture gallery, the Old National Gallery presents treasures of Modern Art, the Pergamonmuseum invites with his main attraction the famous Altar of Zeus from Pergamon and the Bode Museum is leading the entire complex with his imposing dome.
8. Bebelplatz, St.Hedwig Kathedrale
|The Bebelplatz is one of the most attractive tourism attractions. On this square the Nazis staged the “burning of the books” May 1933. Today an underground monument commemorates this historical event, visible in a subterranean room, through a transparent plastic window in the place surface. |
This place is made famous by the surrounding buildings. They are of the most important monuments in the city. The “Staatsoper Unter den Linden”, the Royal Opera, was built under Frederic the Great in Prussian Classical style. Inside it presents a sumptuous rococo style. Further the roman catholic St. Hedwig’s Cathedral inspired by the Pantheon in Rome and symbol of religious tolerance of Prussia by Friedrich II; The Royal Library (named “Komode/ chest of drawers” for her architecture) and the Humboldt University remembering a rich history. It represents the counterpart of Free University in West Berlin and is the second largest university in Berlin.
|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. The third of the spectacular buildings is revered as a treasure of German neoclassical architecture. Schinkel’s 1821 Konzerthaus building had first opened in 1776 as theatre, later on being used as concert hall. Until today, it presents a varied and exciting programme, which takes place in the four halls. Every year the “Classic Open Air” at Gendarmenmarkt presents one of the main events in Berlin.|
10. Potsdamer Platz
|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 Centre 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.