Germany

Germany Travel Guide

A one-stop shop for photography junkies.

This eponymous gallery of one of the New Leipzig School’s founders shows the work of emerging artists.

Internationally renowned jeweler that also makes objects in iron and rock crystal.

The massive, 315-year-old market, set amid the city's gabled houses hung with fir branches and angels, sprawls across several historic center squares between the Gothic cathedral and ivy-clad castle.

The Gleis 17 Memorial was constructed to commemorate the deportation of Jews via the German railway system during the Nazi regime. The site of the memorial, Grunewald Station, serviced trains carrying Jews between 1941 and 1942.

Why It’s Cool: Modernism is a trend that shows no sign of ebbing—what else are those ubiquitous glass-walled apartments but takes on Philip Johnson’s 1949 Glass House?Current designers also still seem keen on creating factories like the BMW Central Building, whose mass-produced g

In addition to its 17-meter pool and glass-and-stainless-steel fitness room with Künzler equipment (known for its “standing movement” weight machines), the hotel spa also offers massages ($75 for 30 minutes). Day passes are $41; a two-hour pass is $25. Open weekdays 7 a.m.

Berlin's oldest beer garden. In the hipster neighborhood of Prenzlauer Berg. The interior is as bare as can be, with wooden benches and simple chairs, but after a couple of halb-litres of Prater schwarzbier the place becomes as comfy as an old shoe.

Located near Rosa-Luxemburg Platz, Pro QM is arguably one of the most unique and influential bookstores in Berlin.

The market stretches along the Maybachufer bank of the canal. Sample a smorgasbord of fat navel oranges, hot spinach böreks that flake to nothingness in your grasp, glowing aubergines, piles of octopus glistening in olive oil, every gradient of feta known to the Bosporus.

One of the five museums on Berlin’s Museum Island, the Bode Museum opened in 1904. The museum is renowned for its Museum of Byzantine Art, as well as its impressive Sculpture Collection.

A car-delivery center accessorized with restaurants and shops. The swooping glass-and-steel leviathan, designed by Austrian firm Coop Himmelb(l)au, looks like a spaceship touching down.

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