Family and Co.

zooZoological Gardens

The Berlin zoo is an easy walk from the hotel. It’s adjacent to the ‘Zoo’ train station and just 2 minutes away from the stops of two underground trains and various above-ground transportation.

naturkundemuseumFamily offers in the Natural Science Museum

Did you ever search for real fossils, pitched your tent on a fossilized ocean floor and gathered your own collection with scientific guidance? No? Then check out our offer for “Adventure camp in the Nothosaurus Sea” and much more.

labyrinth_kinder_museumChildren’s Museum Maze

Touch, try out, and discover things while playing

Learn by doing—that’s the route not only children take to make genuine headway. Uncover correlations and find solutions. Children who learn by doing will grow into adults with common sense and healthy attitudes.

stadfhrungen-kinderCity sightseeing for children

Berlin offers city tours and activities guaranteeing loads of fun for children and parents alike while playing and learning. The program includes things of interest for both younger and older folks, irrespective of the weather, and devotes special attention to your offspring.

rittersportRitter Sport Chocolates Workshop

A workshop teaches children between 7 and 18 about the cacao bean’s amazing transformation into chocolate and its nourishing ingredients. At the end, the wannabe chocolatiers can choose from a large selection of goodies in their favorites flavors and shape them with tasty RITTER SPORT chocolate into cubes.

seepferdchenAquadom & Sea Life

Ready for an underwater trip through the oceans without getting wet? Here swims and splashes everything right before your nose—from sea horses to sharks while you listen to SEA LIFE experts making sense of this wondrous world. So, take the plunge and be a deep sea explorer in your next SEA LIFE.

legolandLegoland

Inside the LEGOLAND® Discovery center Berlin, you’ll share unbelievable adventures with pirates and jungle rangers, ride dragons into the wild blue yonder, build tricky houses and vehicles, and admire in LEGO MINILAND® the neighborhood with all its elaborate details in miniature

filmparkFilm Park Babelsberg

Immerse yourself in the world of movies and TV. For your trip there, 5–6 hours should be set aside in order to see all he attractions and Live shows. The current show times can be found on your admission ticket.

schwimmkindOutdoors swimming pass for the entire family

Summer is just around the corner and rising temperatures kindle the urge to cool off. Berlin has more than 30 outdoors swimming pools or lake beach facilities. Most are recommended for families with children. The water quality of Berlin’s lakes is constantly monitored before und during the season.

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Guided Tours in Berlin

Tired of old-fashioned Sightseeing? Join a Guided Tour and do some Sight-Jogging or discover Berlin by Segway. For a real Berlin-Experience try a Trabi-Ralley. If you feel realy active, a Bike Tour alongside the Berlin Wall might just be the thing to do.

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Creative Ku’damm. Now and then

... From the stars of the 1920s to contemporary art, fashion and architecture – a cultural-historical walk: upper class grand buildings and avantgarde buildings, places with Italian flair and many cafés, antiques shop and fashion labels... Discover the charming West in a new light!is an easy walk from the hotel.

gedaechtniskirche_120_120Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church

... is an easy walk from the hotel. The church was built by F. Schwechten between 1891–1895 in neo-Roman style. After being destroyed by bombs in World War II, it is preserved as a somber edifice reminding us of the horrors of war. The Hollywood Media Hotel is its sponsor.

schloss_charlottenburg_120_120Charlottenburg Castle

Berlin’s largest castle and a masterpiece of barock architecture, it is surrounded by a magnificent garden. Take some time out to discover this castle, named after the extraordinary queen Sophie Charlotte. You’ll go on a fascinating journey, traversing three centuries at the very place where history was made.

 

siegessaeuleThe Victory Column

... is a national edifice commemorating the “Unification Wars”. Following the victorious wars against Austria and France, it was crowned with the Golden Victoria. In street lingo, she is known as “Golden Eliza” (Goldelse). The observation platform affords a beautiful view of downtown.

potsdamer_platz_120_120Potsdamer Square

... has a long history. Before the World War II, when situated in front of the intercontinental railway station of the same name and its many intersecting trolley and bus lines, it was one of the busiest squares in Europe. It also featured Europe’s first traffic lights.

checkpoint_charlieCheckpoint Charlie

... used to be the notorious border crossing through the Berlin wall between 1961 and 1990. It connected the Russian and American sectors. The history of “Checkpoint Charlie” is chronicled in the “House at Checkpoint Charlie”.

Gedenksttte_berliner_mauer_120_120“Berlin Wall” Memorial

...is the central location of remembrance commemorating Germany’s partition, located in Bernauer Street in the city’s center. It preserves a symbolic stretch of the wall, with all its surrounding death strip obstacles to convey a realistic impression of the fortification’s forbidding presence at the end of the 1980s. Photo: P. Leibing, Bildarchiv Preußischer Kulturbesitz

gendarmenmarktGendarmenmarkt

... is an architectural gem and considered one of Europe’s most attractive squares. The French Cathedral, the German Cathedral and the Concert Hall combine to make it a vista of architectural beauty and harmony.

LuftbildMuseumsinselMuseum Island

Berlin’s Museum Island is part of the Unesco’s cultural heritage. It is the core of Berlin’s vast array of museums and, as one of the foremost museum complexes in the world, serves as a magnet for tourists from all over.

denkmal_f_ermord_judenMemorial for Europe’s murdered Jews

The Holocaust memorial, as it is commonly called, mourns the millions of Jews murdered during the Nazis’ reign of terror. The structure was erected between 2003 and spring 2005 on 19,000 sq.m. of space in the vicinity of the Brandenburg Gate.

east_side_galleryEast Side Gallery

is the world’s longest mural and revisits German reunification. View graffiti and murals stemming from the time around the early 1990s that were officially preserved as historic landmarks on the occasion of the 20th anniversary of the wall’s fall.

alexanderplatzAlexander Square

The name was given in honor of the 1805 visit of czar Alexander. The square gradually lost its character as a trading place. Today it holds the TV tower, the global clock, the Fountain Celebrating all Nation’s Universal Friendship, and the popular shopping center ALEXA.

brandenburger_torBrandenburg Gate

Is the city’s preeminent landmark. Together with being a national symbol, it evokes many historic events woven not only into Berlin’s, but Germany’s and Europe’s past as well, especially relating to the 20th century. The Brandenburg Gate represented the former demarcation line between East and West Berlin.

unter_den_lindenUnter den Linden

is Berlin’s showcase, central thoroughfare. It runs from Pariser Square at the Brandenburg gate’s east end for about a mile eastward to Schlossbrücke and forms a link to Museum Island and the eastern part of downtown with its hard-to-miss TV tower.

Videobustour

Videobustour

Experience a unique combination of sightseeing and multimedia on a Videobustour!

Trabbi_SafariTrabi Safari

With this unique sightseeing offer in Germany you you can combine unsurpassed driving feeling and nostalgic sightseeing with the real atmosphere of the past "East".

ZeitreisenZeitreisen

The city explorations of Zeitreisen (time travel) are very special discoveries. They tell the story of the city and take a look behind the scenes.

DrachenbootDragonboats Berlin

The Berlin Dragaonboat Company e.V. creates individual offers, from paddle tours and tours with dragon boats to professional sprint regattas and major events together with a culinary and musical social program.

Stern_und_Kreisschiffahrt Stern und Kreisschifffahrt

Leave the hustle of Berlin’s busy streets behind and enjoy the most beautiful view of the city as you cruise along riverbanks of Havel and Spree and picturesque lakes.

Shopping

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Kurfürstendamm—Berlin’s tradition-rich, magnificent mile

Kurfürstendamm is one of the best-known avenues to see and be seen. On it, you’ll find an abundance of shopping in all its forms, be it retail, boutiques or department stores. A number of cafés and restaurants are welcome stops to rest your tired feet while admiring the stunning buildings erected around the turn of the 18th century.

KaDeWeKaDeWe

Kaufhaus des Westens is the largest and likely most spectacular department store on the continent. You can readily acquaint yourself with the latest in Paris couture or check out the delicatessen area to sample oysters, lobster or a glass of champagne.

friedrichstraeFriedrich Street

It’s a brief hop by S train from the hotel to this destination. It used to be a border crossing during Berlin’s partition. Today, it represents one of the most popular shopping streets in Berlin. The Lafayette department store and the Friedrichstadt passages are located here.

hackescher_markt_nachtHackescher Market

Another shopping mall. International and sophisticated fashion labels have cast roots here and young designer boutiques abound. A detour into the side streets is worth its while to witness the up and coming designer generation at work.

schlossstrasseSchloß Street

is the main shopping area for the Steglitz district. With its 137,000 sq.m. of  floor  space, it represents Berlin’s second largest retail outlet after City West and is a hub for the southwestern part of the city.

potsdamer_platzPotsdamer Square

During the nineteen-nineties, the location morphed into “Europe’s largest construction site”. From as “Info box” designated observation container across on Leipziger Square, natives and tourists could follow the progress of construction work, including the shopping center.

Museums

Alte_N_galerie_120_120Old National Gallery

The Old National Gallery is an art museum in Berlin. Its structure, erected between 1867 and 1876, is an integral part of Museum Island. It exhibits works from the neo-classic, romantic and Biedermeier periods, in addition to impressionism and early modernism.

PergamonmuseumPergamon Museum

It belongs to the grouping of museums on the Museum Island. The three-winged complex houses the antiquity collection with its architectural samples and sculptures, the Near East Museum and Museum for Islamic art.

Altes_MuseumOld Museum

It was built by Karl Friedrich Schinkel in neo-classic style between 1825 and 1828 and houses the antiquity collection of the Berlin State museums. The landmark-protected building is one of the outstanding examples of this epoch and is considered a high-water mark in Schinkel’s architectural career.

NeuesMuseum_SdseiteEgyptian Museum

It grew out of the Egyptian department of king Frederick Wilhelm III’s art collection on the recommendation of Alexander von Humboldt. In 1920, James Simon bequeathed to the museum among other pieces the bust of queen Nefertiti, centerpiece of the collection.

BodemusemBode Museum

It was inaugurated as Kaiser Friedrich Wilhelm Museum in 1904 and also belongs to Unesco’s cultural heritage. It houses the sculpture collection, the museum for Byzantine art, and coin collection.

NeueNationalgalerieNew National Gallery

Dubbed ‘shining temple of glass’, it houses European paintings and sculptures of the 20th century, from classic modernism through the art of the 1960s. Here we find works by Munch, Kirchner, Picasso, Klee, Feininger, Dix, and Kokoschka.

Deutsches_Historisches_MuseumGerman Historic Museum

It is dedicated to the ‘understanding and appreciation of the bond between the German and all other European nations”. It is home to 300 years of collection history from the Zeughaus (military provisions storehouse), Museum for German History (GDR) and the German History Museum.

Naturkundemuseum_120_120Museum of Natural History

It comprises a treasure trove of archival material for the history of the earth and life sciences. Centerstage takes Brachiosaurus brancai, the world’s largest dinosaur skeleton. “Jurascope” has dinosaurs roaming in their virtual environment.

Technikmuseum_120_120Technology Museum

An institute of international renown, it documents the histories of communications, traffic, manufacturing, and energy technologies.

 

JdischesMuseumJewish Museum

It reflects on two millennia of German-Jewish history, with all the peaks and valleys experienced by Jews and Gentiles in Germany. The museum has a permanent collection, several temporary exhibitions, a large archive, the Rafael Roth Learning Center and research facilities.

LoxxLoxx Berlin in miniature format

The extensive miniature world shows the capital city from a unique vantage point. TV tower, zoo, Brandenburg gate or chancery—stroll at a relaxed pace through the cityscape in 1:87 ratio.

ddr_museumThe DDR Museum

is an interactive museum located in the center of Berlin. Its permanent exhibit depicts the daily lives and everyday customs in the former GDR. You will find it below the Karl Liebknecht bridge in the Dom Aquarée, across the Berlin Cathedral. Unlike is the case in other museums, a great many of the exhibits may be touched.

fotografie_museumMuseum for Photography

Since 2004, the museum has turned out to be a favorite haunt for photo enthusiasts from all over the world. More than 700,000 visitors came during recent years to see exhibitions by the Helmut Newton foundation on “Sex and landscapes” to “Newton, Nachtwey, Lachapelle: Men, War, and Peace” to “Pigozzi and the Paparazzi”.

HamburgerBahnhofHamburg Station—Museum for Contemporary Art—Berlin

Hamburg Station was conceived in 1874 as a rail station terminal. From the entrance hall, you will reach the twin-floor western Ehrenhoff wing, which is dedicated as permanent exhibit space to the works of Joseph Beuys. Its eastern wing is occupied by a restaurant and auditorium. The large hall and modern galleries are used for special exhibitions.

filmmuseum_potsdamFilm Museum Potsdam

Opened in 1981 as “GDR Museum of Film”, it was the first of now six film museums existing in Germany. Centerpiece of its exhibits is the world’s oldest film studio, its productions and the artists who acted in films made by Bioscop, UFA, DEFA and Studio Babelsberg. Temporary and family-oriented exhibitions round out the program.

 

regular fairs and congresses

January

International Green Week

The International Green Week (IGW) is a one-of-a-kind international exhibition for the food, agricultural, and horticultural industries. Producers from all over the world use the IGW to test-market food and luxury items and establish a brand image.

Bread & Butter

The BREAD & BUTTER is a tradeshow for selected brands, a worldwide leading trade show for Street- and Urbanwear and takes place at Tempelhof airport biannually.

Fashion Week

Twice a year, the Berlin Fashion Week transforms Germany’s capital into an international stage for fashion and lifestyle. Fashion buyers, industry professionals and media representatives meet at fashion shows, awards shows and fashion fairs, while also finding time to attend exhibitions and off-site events.

February

FRESHCONEX

FRESHCONEX is the meeting point for the international fresh produce convenience industry in Europe. This international trade fair focuses on fresh produce products, i.e. salads and ready-to-eat products made from fresh fruit and vegetables. FRESHCONEX runs in parallel with FRUIT LOGISTICA. Trade visitor tickets are valid for both fairs. It takes place on the fairgrounds of Messe Berlin.

FRUIt LOGISTICA

The FRUIT LOGISTICA on the fairgrounds of Messe Berlin is the leading international meeting place of the fresh produce trade. More than 2,000 companies from across the entire fresh produce value chain will be present in a single location – including global players as well as small and medium-sized suppliers from all around the world. FRUIT LOGISTICA runs in parallel with FRESHCONEX. Trade visitor tickets are valid for both fairs.

German Cancer Congress

Every two years the German Cancer Congress will take place on the fairgrounds of Messe Berlin. Scientist and specialists for cancer diseases meet there to discuss the current results of research.

Berlinale

The Berlinale is a great cultural event and one of the most important dates for the international film industry. Around 300,000 sold tickets, almost 20,000 professional visitors from 130 countries, including about 4,000 journalists: art, glamour, parties and business are all inseparably linked at the Berlinale.

March

ITB Berlin

The whole world meets at ITB Berlin on the fairgrounds of Messe Berlin: People, working in the travel industry and people, who want to catch up on the most beautiful travel destinations. The combination of trade exhibition, public exhibition and the biggest professional convention worldwide attracts tens of thousands of visitors, exhibitors and media representatives every year.

Laser Optics Berlin

The International Trade Fair and Convention for Optical & Laser Technologies takes place on the fairgrounds of Messe Berlin biennial.

VELOBerlin - bike fair

Of 23 to 24.03.2013 is the bike show VELOBerlin for the third time in the radio tower in the Berlin fair. Here trends and innovations for the coming season will be presented.

Trade Fair and Congress for Water and Wastewater

The congress WASSER BERLIN INTERNATIONAL features discussion forums with international experts on a variety of water-related topics. It is a capital investment exhibition for international water supply and is an ideal interface for theory and practice.

May

conhIT congress

The conhIT Industrial Fair offers visitors a comprehensive look at Healthcare IT. Established solutions, the latest technologies and future developments are presented here.

DFB Cup

June

Der Hauptstadtkongress Medizin + Gesundheit - medicine and health

Every year the Hauptstadtcongress takes place on the fairgrounds of Messe Berlin (ICC) and important reform projects will be discussed there. Over 8.000 participants from all industries of healthcare visit the three-day convention of medicine, care and management.

ILA – Berlin Air Show

Every two years you can visit the ILA – Berlin Air Show in Berlin/ Brandenburg. Different types of aircraft can be visit there.

July

Bread & Butter - Fashion fair

The BREAD & BUTTER is a tradeshow for selected brands, a worldwide leading trade show for Street- and Urbanwear and takes place at Tempelhof airport biannually.

Berlin Fashion Week

Twice a year, the Berlin Fashion Week transforms Germany’s capital into an international stage for fashion and lifestyle. Fashion buyers, industry professionals and media representatives meet at fashion shows, awards shows and fashion fairs, while also finding time to attend exhibitions and off-site events.

September

IFA - The leading trade show for consumer electronics and home appliances

International experts from industry, commerce, the trades and media head to Berlin when the leading consumer electronics and home appliances manufacturers present their latest products and innovations at IFA. The IFA takes place every year on the fairgrounds of Messe Berlin (ICC).

InnoTrans - every two years

InnoTrans is an ideal venue for, an international platform for buyers and sellers of passenger and freight transport technology. InnoTrans has become established as an international industry showplace focusing on Railway Technology. A full range of rail vehicles are presented in static displays on Messe Berlin tracks located outside the exhibition halls. Other key InnoTrans features include Railway

Berlin Marathon

Runners and inline skaters will fill the streets of the German capital on the last weekend in September. The course is known as the fastest in the world, the crowds are legendary, the atmosphere is hard to top at this most international marathon in Europe. The course of the marathon is one big sightseeing loop through one of the most exciting cities in the world. Unforgettable moments will forever be remembered, especially when running over the final part of the course on the Avenue Unter den Linden through the Brandenburg Gate and past the grandstands on the last 400 meters to the finish line.

Popkomm

Popkomm is one of the largest international meeting places of the branch. Whilst the focus lies on Germany and Europe Popkomm is attracting exhibitors e.g. from the USA, Australia and South America. Eastern European Countries are drawn to Berlin, confirming its position as the 'Gateway to the East'. Popkomm is business oriented and offers a communicative and compact presentation area. Every year Popkomm takes place at the former airport Tempelhof.

CMS  - international trade show for cleaning systems and infrastructure services

More than 354 exhibitors from 19 countries (CMS 2011) and a unique array of products, systems and techniques confirmed the CMS Berlin market leadership position and firmly established the event as the main meeting place for the European cleaning industry.

October

Deutscher Kongress für Orthopädie und Unfallchirurgie - German congress of orthopaedics and accident surgerye

Every year the congress takes place on the fairgrounds of Messe Berlin.

November

HochzeitsWelt - world of marriage

A world for beloved! Here you can find out all about wedding, whether you would like to buy a wedding dress or just find the best location for your wedding.

DGPPN congress

It is thus the largest and oldest scientific association of doctors and scientists working in the field of psychiatry, psychotherapy and psychosomatics in Germany. It yearly takes place at ICC Berlin.

Boot & Fun Berlin

The boat and fun Berlin has become to one of the biggest fairs for boats. Exhibitors present their products and services there. Here you can get information on motor yachts, sailing boats, plunge, surfing and fishing.

Import Shop Berlin

A World full of Beauty - For many years, Import Shop Berlin has successfully presented a unique concept: "Global Market for Local Products". Each year, arts and crafts retailers and manufacturers meet in Berlin with enthusiastic buyers of high-quality ethnic and natural products. This event is truly unique in terms of size, overall experience and success.irregular fairs and congresses

irregular fairs and congresses

ECHO - Messe Berlin

CWIEME Berlin - The World’s largest International Coil Winding, Insulations & Electrical Manufacturing Exhibition,

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