The Brandenburg Gate is among one of the most impressive and visited landmarks in Berlin, representing more than 200 years of German history. Once a symbol of a divided Germany, the Brandenburg Gate became a national icon of German re-unification when the Berlin Wall fell in 1989. From the Radisson Blu Hotel, Berlin, it’s a short walk across the River Spree and down the tree-lined Unter den Linden Boulevard to reach this iconic landmark.
Area highlightsApart from the beautiful buildings along the Unter den Linden Boulevard, nearby you can visit Checkpoint Charlie, the famous crossing point between East and West Berlin during the Cold War.
For a different, yet equally unique Berlin experience head to, Friedrichstrasse, an exclusive shopping district filled with boutiques, cafes and galleries.
Tastes of BerlinOnsite at the hotel you can enjoy waterfront views and an ethnic inspired dinner at our restaurant HEat. The restaurant also boasts an extensive winelist, show kitchen and private dining room. If you’re in the mood for coffee and cake after a day of exploring, or a delicious cocktail with family or friends, head to our Atrium Bar, under the luminous AquaDom.
When it comes to the city’s specialties, you cannot miss out on sampling a traditional currywurst on your trip to Berlin. Currywurst is steamed then fried sausage which is usually cut up and seasoned with curry ketchup. You can even visit the German Currywurst Museum, between Brandenburg Gate and Checkpoint Charlie for a delicious experience.
If you’re after something a little finer, Berlin offers many outstanding restaurants including Käfer Dachgarten, located on the rooftop of the Reichstag building, the two star Reinstoff, Edison Höfe, located in an old light bulb factory or, the one star Weinbar Rutz.