An important part of former West Berlin but now a western district of the united city, Charlottenburg has retained its old-world charm. Elegance is the keyword here. Whether you’re strolling and shopping around Savignyplatz or pausing for a refreshment at the LiteraturHaus, you’ll be impressed with the dignity of both the neighborhood’s architecture and its inhabitants. Kurfürstendamm (or Ku’damm, as the locals call it) is the central shopping mile, where you’ll find an international clientele browsing brand-name designers, or drinking coffee at sidewalk cafés.
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The Story of Berlin
You can't miss this multimedia museum—just look for the airplane wing exhibited in front. It was once part of a…Learn More >
Museum für Fotografie–Helmut Newton Stiftung
Native son Helmut Newton (1920–2004) pledged this collection of 1,000 photographs to Berlin months before his unexpected death. The man…Learn More >
A grand reminder of imperial days, this showplace served as a city residence for the Prussian rulers. The gorgeous palace…Learn More >