Go by bus through the city, is the best way to get an overview. Especially favorable is the ride on the bus line 100 from Bahnhof Zoo to Alexanderplatz. It's passing the main sites. Guided tours offer:
City-Circle-Tour with 14 stops, where you can get off or on.
Address: Kurfürstendamm/Meinekestraße (Starting-point)
Opening hours: 10.00-16.00 o`clock (in summer), every 15 minutes
Fees: 20 Euro / person
Getting there: Subway (U9, 15): Kurfürstendamm
On the tours of Kreuzberg, middle or around the Potsdamer Platz, the tour guide Monika Saffrahn tells facts and stories mixed up cheerfully. The participants have to guess what is wrong. An entertaining and funny trip, where you can learn a lot (German language skills advantageous!).
Opening hours: mostly Sundays
Address: Different meeting-points (checkout Webpage)
Fees: 10 Euro / person
Getting there: -
The highlight is a trip with the Panorama City-train, which drives Saturdays and Sundays. Tickets are inter alia at the customer center at the Alexander Platz (Phone 29720648) and at the customer center Ostbahnhof (Phone 29720178). Fees: 16 Euro, reduced 9.50 Euro
On a tour Through Marzahn (2 hours), we learn details about life in the plate. Even an apartment will be visited, set up in the GDR-style of the 1970s.
Opening hours: -
Fees: 15 Euro/person
Getting there: -
Star Tours Berlin
In the footsteps of stars and celebrities in a huge limousine (maximum 7 people) through Berlin.
Opening hours: -
Fees: 39 Euro / person
Getting there: -
Berlin Tourismus Marketing GmbH
Opening hours: Mon-Sat 10.00-19.00, Sun 10.00-18.00 o`clock (April-Nov)
Address: Europe Centre (Entrance Budapester Straße)
Getting there: Subway (U 1, 2, 15): Wittenbergplatz
Center | Pariser Platz (Brandenburger Tor | South Wing) | Daily 10.00-18.00 o`clock
Center | Panoramastr. 1a (at the TV tower) | Daily 10.00-18.00 o`clock
Center | Central Station | Europaplatz 1 | Daily 8.00-22.00 o`clock
Charlottenburg | Kranzler-Eck | Passage Kurfürstendamm 21 | Daily 10.00-18.00 o`clock
Berlin Tourist Information Call Center: Mon-Fri 08.00-19.00, Sat/Sun 09.00-19.00 oÂ´clock | Phone: 030/250025 | Fax: 25002424
Bikes & Velotaxi
To explore the city on your own, the bike is an ideal mean of transport. Bicycles can be rented in most bike shops in the city center. Practically is the offer "Call a Bike" by Deutsche Bahn. The striking metallic-coated DB-bikes are distributed throughout the city and waiting for tenants. It works like this: Simply choose a bike, then select (by cell) 070005225522 and enter the credit card number. Immediately after this, you can start (a radio code is releasing the bike). 5 Euro credit will be charged. The normal cycling with "Call a Bike" costs 8 cents per minute, maximum 15 Euro per day (24 hours). Calculated will be the period between lending and return call. We higly recommend to use a landline, calls with your cellphone, in matters of roaming costs are astronomically high. That way you would pay (give or take) 3 Euro a minute with a roamed cell, if you can even call those service numbers, that is.
He, who does not want to drive by himself, rents a Velotaxi. On four tracks, the rickshaws (April-October) are on the road: Kurfürstendamm, Tiergarten, Potsdamer Platz, Unter den Linden. A half-hour bike tour with individual route costs 15 Euro. Preorders at 0800/83568294 (Mon-Fri), or 44319428 (on weekends). Or simply stop a free rickshaw on the street and enter. The first kilometer costs 5 Euro, each additional 2 Euro.
Europe's largest Chinese garden offers a rocky landscape with waterfalls, a lake with bridges and pavilions typical for this country on 2.7 hectare. Impressive: the tea ceremony in the "Berghaus zum Osmanthussaftâ€. In the same area, there are also a Japanese, an Islamic and a Balinese garden.
Opening hours: Daily 09.00 o`clock to sunset
Address: Eisenacher Straße 99
Fees: 2 Euro
Phone: 5129498 (guidances from April until October)
Getting there: Subway (U5): Cottbusser Platz, then Bus (195): Erholungspark Marzahn
Theatre box offices
For late bookers, HEKticket offers remnants shortly, before the event starts at half price. Branches are available at the Alexanderplatz (Liebknechtstr. 12) and at the station Zoo (Hardenbergstr. 29d | Phone 2309930 | http://www.hekticket.de).
In the stores of Karstadt, Hertie, Wertheim and in the KaDeWe, Showtime-concert and Theatre box offices offer tickets for cultural events (Phone Card Service: 80602929 | http://www.showtimetickets.de).
Pool and Sauna area in Berlin-Lichterfelde
For relaxation after work, a walk to the sauna in Lichterfelde is just the thing. It offers Finnish sauna 80 Â° C and 95 Â° C, herbal sauna, bio sauna with panoramic view, bath, shower temple, outside area with relaxation area, heated outdoor pool with underwater massage and a Bistro.
There are also massages, spine therapies and natural-remedies offered. On Mondays, sauna is only for women.
Opening hours: Daily 10.00-22.00 o`clock (except Mo from 12.00 o`clock)
Address: Hindenburgdamm 9-10
Getting there: Bus (M11, M85, X11, 184, 285): Goerzallee/Drakestraße
Thermae at the Europa-Center
Over the roofs of the capital and centrally located in City-West, there are many amenities offered to the guests. Forget the stress of everyday life and enjoy an oasis of relaxation.
Not only in winter, even in the summer, the Bath and the perfect place for relaxation. Enjoy the 500 square meter landscaped roof terrace.
In addition to the numerous offers from various saunas, plunge pool and a unique saltwater swimming pool, the hot thermal infusions are known all over the town. New, with its own area only for women! In the SPA, no wish remains unfulfilled. Furthermore, the guests can indulge their selves with culinary delicacies and beverages from the restaurant.
Opening hours: Mon-Sat 10.00-24.00, Sun 10.00-21.00 o`clock
Address: Nürnberger Straße 7, directly at the Kurfürstendamm
Getting there: Subway (U3): Augsburgerstraße