Despite its vast size, there are many areas of Berlin which are perfect for strolling along the streets to take in some of the city’s best sights. Kurfurstendamm (or Ku’Damm) is a lively, popular district attracting Berlin locals with its beautiful architecture and cool boutiques which are spread along this major shopping boulevard. An interesting experience in this area is to visit the Story of Berlin museum, will take you an 800 year tour of Berlin’s history, spanning its time as the Great Elector and the capital of Prussia, to the fall of the Berlin wall. You can also visit a nuclear bunker which is located underneath the museum. Another picturesque area is the walkway along Berlin’s Spree River waterfront, where you can walk from the Reichstag to Monbijoupark past Museum Island to enjoy close-up views of the city’s dramatic government building architecture. One of the best ways to see the highlights of the best sights in Berlin is to take a guided walking tour of the city, where you will be guided throughout the East and West sides of the city to learn about the turbulent history of the city. Local companies such as Berlin Walks offer guided tours which last for approximately 4 hours per tour.
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