At the very centre of Berlin, Mitte is the city’s most exciting hive of activity and culture. The city centre is such that, whether you are an art enthusiast, historian or shopping aficionado, you will never be wondering what to do in Mitte. The perfect blend of European history and contemporary culture makes for a diverse and exciting experience. From heritage sites to memorials and galleries, there are so many places to visit in Mitte. When you get hungry, there are also plenty of trendy cafés and upmarket restaurants to enjoy.
From the Television Tower to Checkpoint Charlie, there are plenty of iconic sights in Mitte. However, turn down a quieter street and you’ll find old-fashioned residential buildings, rebellious street art and cozy restaurants. If you’re interested in hitting the shops, you’ll find high-end designer outlets and expansive shopping centres around every corner. If local hawkers suit your style a little better, you’ll find plenty of markets in Mitte to explore too.
One of the most iconic sights in Mitts is the remaining section of the Berlin Wall, standing as a memorial to the lives lost and a testimony to Berlin’s progress. On your tour of Berlin’s history, you can also visit the Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe and Museum Island. If art is more your style, you can explore the dozens of galleries that have appeared in the city in recent years.
With some of the country’s best restaurants, most lively nightlife and most exciting tourist attractions – there is so much to love in Mitte. For more information on the best things to do and places to see, continue reading our Berlin area guide.