With such a long, rich and varied history to it's name, Berlin is quite literally brimming with incredible historical sites, making selecting just 10 particularly difficult. This 10 best list therefore contains a variety of must-see historic sites well worth a visit whilst you're in the city- from centuries-old Palaces to what remains of the Berlin Wall. No matter where your interests lie when it comes to history, there are bound to be a few places which will have you wrapped in information and artefacts.
Those interested in taking a look at some of Berlin's most famous and beautiful architectural delights should head to Brandenburger Tor and the berlin Fernsehturm, possibly the citys two most iconic landmarks. For stunning Baroque and Rococo buildings head to Charlottenburg Palace and the Gendarmenmarkt (known for being the most beautiful square in Berlin).
For those looking to learn more about the city's recent history, the East Side Gallery is an incredible site to visit being Berlin's longest remaining stretch of the original inner and outer Berlin Wall. The 'Palace of Tears' and Checkpoint Charlie are also well worth a visit for a more in depth look into the history of the Wall.
Even just wandering around this amazing, historically rich city, you're bound to stumble upon remnants of buildings destroyed during the war or a section of still standing Wall- every part of Berlin has a story to tell.
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