Best things to do in Berlin

Discover the city according to locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

Experiences you might enjoy

Here are some activities hosted by locals that would help you explore the city.

Locals’ favourite places

Here’s your definitive guide to the best parks, restaurants, landmarks and local spots, all according to locals

1. Mauerpark
55 Gleimstraße
429local recommendations
Vulpix says “Every Sunday, more than five thousand people pack themselves into the Mauerpark flea market and adja...” ·
2. Fleamarket at Mauerpark
63-64 Bernauer Str.
400local recommendations
Noam says “Every Sunday, more than five thousand people pack themselves into the Mauerpark flea market and adja...” ·
3. Berghain | Panorama Bar | Säule
Am Wriezener Bahnhof
339local recommendations
Noam says “Liberal, disorientating, brutal and beautiful... Berghain. Oh, if the walls of this hardcore party ...” ·
4. Freizeitgelände Tempelhof Field
351local recommendations
Daniel says “This is a former airport which is now turned into a park. You can ride the bike or inline skates on ...” ·
5. Club der Visionäre
Am Flutgraben
166local recommendations
Noam says “This essential summertime party venue occupies a ramshackle old boat house on a side canal of the Sp...” ·
6. Viktoriapark
158local recommendations
Christopher says “Beautiful park with a hill which is rare for Berlin with summer waterfall, beer garden and cafe. Kre...” ·
7. Berlinburger International
5 Pannierstraße
151local recommendations
Anke says “BBI or Berlinburger International is a tiny place located at Pannierstrasse. Easily overssen it offe...” ·
8. Markthalle Neun
42/43 Eisenbahnstraße
255local recommendations
Tally says “Tuesdays, Fridays and Saturdays there are excellent local farmers selling fruits, vegetables, meat, ...” ·
9. Burgermeister Schlesisches Tor
8 Oberbaumstraße
138local recommendations
Petros says “Perfect stop if you visit East Side Gallery. Great hamburgers and buns! The shack is an old renovate...” ·
10. Badeschiff
4 Eichenstraße
149local recommendations
Mikael says “Why swim in the river when you can swim in a pool... that's inside the river! This crazy place has a...” ·
11. Il Casolare
30 Grimmstraße
144local recommendations
Anke says “Sit outside for authentic but reasonable priced pizza. Or do as a real German and visit the famous A...” ·
12. Watergate
49 Falckensteinstraße
137local recommendations
Noam says “To electronic music lovers, Watergate is an essential destination thanks to a flawless booking polic...” ·
13. Klunkerkranich
66 Karl-Marx-Straße
210local recommendations
Anke says “Beer garden / culture roof garden. On top of the parking garage of the shopping mall "Neukölln Arcad...” ·
14. TiER
42 Weserstraße
128local recommendations
Stef says “Beste Bar im Kiez! Toller WhiskeySour and noch besseres Bier - Best bar around! Amazing whiskey sour...” ·
15. The Bird
5 Am Falkpl.
134local recommendations
Eric & Akala
Eric & Akala says “It is one of the best burger joints you can find in Berlin. Each burger is made with fresh ground be...” ·
16. Museum Island
231local recommendations
Imre says “A small island in the middle of the river Spree, with a complex of five internationally significant ...” ·
17. East Side Gallery
3-100 Mühlenstraße
447local recommendations
Noam says “Berlin's East Side Gallery is made up of a stretch of what was once the Berlin Wall, now displaying ...” ·
18. Schiller Burger
7 Herrfurthstraße
114local recommendations
Antonia says “Great, city-famous burgers and fabulous fries. Also vegetarian and vegan choices. Mon - Sun: 11.30-1...” ·
19. Volkspark Friedrichshain
301local recommendations
Venus says “I nice place to take a walk or run. It's usually busy with the locals taking advantage of some natur...”
20. Salon - Zur wilden Renate
70 Alt-Stralau
112local recommendations
Andreas says “I love this club! It's a very friendly place and feels like going to the party of a friend who is fr...” ·
21. Prater Beer Garden Berlin
7-9 Kastanienallee
106local recommendations
Noam says “This rowdy beer garden has been doing Berliners a brisk service since 1852, and lies across the cour...” ·
22. DUDU
134 Torstraße
104local recommendations
Jan says “Euro-Asian fusion cuisine with the chance of seeing Brad Pitt or George Clooney. Try the "Crunchy Du...” ·
23. Sasaya
50 Lychener Str.
98local recommendations
Anke says “While being one of, if not the best Japanese restaurant in Berlin you can have your share of Japanes...” ·
24. Il Ritrovo - Cucina Casalinga Popolare
2 Gabriel-Max-Straße
102local recommendations
Lance says “Home made pasta & pizza + Punk rock hall of fame. Decently priced. Children welcome.” ·
25. Café Anna Blume
83 Kollwitzstraße
101local recommendations
Eric & Akala
Eric & Akala says “Located in a tranquil area, this is the ideal spot for outdoors breakfast. Their breakfast menu are ...” ·
26. Kurfürstendamm
164local recommendations
Bekah says “Shopping Avenue.. Everything from designer shops to H&M, KdW (Kaufhaus des Westens) department store...” ·
27. New Odessa Bar
89 Torstraße
97local recommendations
Noam says “This chic bar on Mitte's Torstraße is chock-full with people in the evenings. It's the right place f...” ·
28. Maybachufer
161local recommendations
Florian says “Every Tuesday and Saturday the calm Maybachufer transforms in noisy and busy „turkish market“, widel...” ·
29. Ankerklause
104 Kottbusser Damm
96local recommendations
Christina says “Great place eto play some music from the jukebox, and if you are lucky you can catch the huge beach ...” ·
30. Monsieur Vuong
46 Alte Schönhauser Str.
89local recommendations
Anke says “Best vietnamese restaurant of Berlin, try the "lemon grass chicken with rice", they always have it o...” ·