Bucket List: Berlin

Berlin is a quirky and happening city, with literally so much to do. It’s basically impossible to find the time to do everything, see everything, and eat everything that makes Berlin, Berlin! From wandering the colorful graffitied streets to seeing your history textbooks come alive. Berlin is a city where the past becomes the present, despite the amount of time you have in the city, check out these top things you should do!

If you’re headed to Berlin for a weekend or a few days, check out my guide on “Two Days in Berlin”

1. Indulge in a Currywurst (or two), spoil yourself and get some Pommes

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2. Marvel at the intense colors and architecture of the Berlin Cathedral 

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3. Time travel through the Brandenburg Gate 

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4. Walk the most potent symbol of the Cold War: Berlin Wall 

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5. Admire the street art of the East Side Gallery 

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6. Get your model on in a Photoautomaten

Bucket List: Berlin | Chasing Krista | Berlin, Germany

7. Check out Checkpoint Charlie 

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8. learn the history on a free walking tour (which starts at the Brandenburg Gate)

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9. Dedicate an afternoon to Museum Island 

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11. Pay your respects at the Holocaust Memorial 

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see you soon Berlin ✌🏽

Have you been to Berlin? What did you include on your bucket list? Tell me below! I can’t wait to go back to the quirky city and experience more!

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If you’re headed to Berlin for a weekend or a few days, check out my guide on “Two Days in Berlin”

Bucket List Berlin | Chasing Krista | Berlin, Germany

47 Replies to “Bucket List: Berlin”

  1. Awesome blog post! Can’t wait to get to Berlin and tick all these things off my list!

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  2. Beautifully set out and really helpful information. A really enjoyable post!:)

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  3. Wow, Berlin is so beautiful. Haven’t made it up there yet, but will definitely keep these in mind when I do!

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  4. I love Berlin so much. I did a study abroad in northern Germany and we took a side trip to Berlin. I loved it so much, I just HAD to return after my program was over. Your recommended points of interest are fantastic and amazing. We took a street art tour, so maybe that could be on your list!

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    1. I can’t wait to get back! aww thank you for your sweet words! A street art tour was so high on my list, I sadly didn’t have enough time. but that’s why I HAVE to go back!

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  5. Great list! You started with my absolute favorite thing about Berlin: Currywurst! Why isn’t it as popular everywhere else?? (I’ll never know!)

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  6. Berlin has been on my bucket list for years! Crazy, when it’s so close to where I live!! I must make an effort- it looks amazing!!

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  7. Wow..amazing photographs. The Berlin cathedral looks stunning. Berlin sounds like a great place to visit in Germany. Thanks for sharing.

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  8. You listed nicely good spots of Berlin.

    But Berlin also has a special atmosphere with nice interesting cafes and nightclubs. Kreutzberg area is cool to see.

    And department stores cafes have so good and sweet cakes.

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    1. Ah yes, I wish I could have spent more time in Kreutzberg. I really need to go back and spend some time there! One day! And I will for sure check out the department store cafes!

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  9. I haven’t visited Germany at all, but since I live in Europe, I will definitely visit it one day – included Berlin. Pinned it for when the time comes.

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  10. Your photos are amazing! That cathedral is definitely something I would love to see. It’s absolutely beautiful.

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    1. It was gorgeous, I have seen photos of it before but once you stand in front of it, you are just taken away! Thanks so much, I’m glad you liked them!!

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    1. The history alone makes the trip worth it, that combined with the food and the people and the atmosphere. It will be a great trip for you!!

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  11. Berlin is such an interesting place. Berlin wall intrigues me the most. The history behind it is world famous. I would love to take the walking tour. I think walking helps one in indulging in immersive travel.

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    1. The wall was intense just walking by it, I am a huge history person and to be able to stand next to something that was so meaningful to so many people was just speechless. I love love walking tours, you get to learn the history and I beat everyone in the FitBit challenges haha!

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    1. It was moving that is for sure, even just walking around Berlin, pass the Berlin Wall, everything was just wow. I’m glad it is on your list! it is a must!

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  12. This is a great post! I adore Berlin, and it was so lovely seeing your adventures through the city. The Holocaust Memorial was so humbling; I remember being at a loss for words walking through the outdoor structures. Wow. Keep on adventuring!

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  13. Berlin is an awesome city for sure. I actually lived in Germany for 6 years and visited Berlin many times, but that was several years ago. The intense, living history is the big highlight. I would love to return and see how Berlin and changed and stayed the same.

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  14. This one is a city I want to see precisely for the same reasons… Berlin Wall, the holocaust museum and the cathedral… So much to experience here. Someday!!!

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  15. This one goes into my bookmark. I am contemplating a tour to Germany soon and I need more and more guides on the places to visit. This seems to be a wonderful window to Berlin and what all one can do there.

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  16. Berlin comes alive in vibrant colour in your post. Really there is so much to see and experience in Berlin. Love its magnificent architecture and the street art. Of course the Holocaust memorial has tinges of the aura of the cold war and is a chilling reminder to Man.

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  17. You make Berlin look like such a fun place to visit. I would definitely love to check it out one day and looking forward to Museum Island and also trying some curryworst

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  18. Stunning images. I started travelling eight years ago and my journey hasn’t quite stopped yet. Berlín was my first destination. Reminiscing my visit through your post.

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    1. That is so thoughtful of you, thank you! I’m beyond happy that you are still traveling the world, I wish I could keep going!! You’re an inspiration!!

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