Tourism in Berlin

Holding a central role in European History for the last century, Berlin offers a fabulous setting of classic views through its numerous historic landmarks and spots of antiquity combined with a calming atmosphere represented by its tranquil parks as well as its metropolitan festivities, making it perfect for both relaxation and exploration.

To choose among so many major attractions of the city, the must-visit ones would likely be Berlin’s three World Heritage Sites: Museum Island; the Palaces and Parks of Potsdam and Berlin; and the Berlin Modernism Housing Estates, all displaying European classic designs and panoramas storing pieces of the city’s narratives in the past. For more touch of antiquity tourists can go to Berlin’s series of world-class museums and galleries such as the Bode Museum, Pergamon Museum, and Old National Gallery, some libraries like Humboldt Forum and the Berlin State Library as well as Berlin State Opera and Berlin Philharmonic for classic show enthusiasts, not to exclude other popular landmarks such as Brandenburg Gate, the Reichstag building, the Berlin Wall Memorial and the Berlin Television Tower, the tallest structure in Germany.

Berlin is of course not all about classic and antiquity as the city also owns diverse modern rendezvous through its pubs, bars, restaurants and nightclubs providing outstanding cuisines and entertainments with relatively low price compared to other European destinations. The heat of festivities can be found in its annual festivals such as Berlin Film Festivals, Lange Nacht der Museen, and Oberbaumbrücke Festival hosting various musical and cultural shows creating a hectic atmosphere to blend into the local crowd. Tired of the metropolitan noises and wishing for a little relaxation, tourist can always count on the city’s ‘green oasis’ such as Tiergarten, Tempelhofer, and Görlitzer Park or Grunewald providing fresh air with tranquil view, an escape from the city’s bustle.

Why Invest in Short Term Rental in Berlin

Being the third-most-visited city destination in Europe, Berlin possesses the appeals to attract a steady flow of international tourists every year as the city is home to major historic landmarks in Europe. A simple short-term property rental service like AirBnb in such a city is considered to be a never-lose business in which there is so little risk and much to gain.

Transforming your property into an accommodation service could be a convenient way to earn extra money or even a stable income especially if your property is located near any major attraction of the city. Furthermore, it could be an alternative to maintain your property’s condition in the case that you don’t occupy it yourself.

The city recorded 28.7 million overnight hotel stays and 11.9 million hotel guests in 2014. The tourism figures have more than doubled within the last ten years which hints at a big opportunity in the tourism sector especially accommodation service since tourists will always need a place to stay while exploring the city. If you want to join the accommodation business but are not familiar with AirBnb service yet, Bnb Way can help you find the best AirBnb management company for your property as well as connect you to all the components you need in the sector.

Popular Sightseeing | Sights to Visit in Berlin

The Brandenburg Gate — Berlin’s most famous historic landmark with Neoclassical design, once a symbol of a divided nation and now a symbol of unity and peace.

The Rebuilt Reichstag — A magnificent construction offering superb views of the city’s surrounding, especially at night from the Rooftop Restaurant.

Museum Island —  A UNESCO World Heritage Site, consisting of the city’s oldest and most important museums.

Berlin Wall Memorial — One major historic landmark tracing the city’s history, a symbol of unification.

Tourism Growth Graph in Berlin

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Number of tourist arrivals in Berlin 2015-2019 (Credit: Statista)

The number of tourist arrivals in Berlin has been rising for the last few years and is expected to increase at the same pace as the German government makes tourism one of their biggest concerns and air travel is getting more accessible and affordable.

FACTS about Berlin

Berlin is bestowed the title of UNESCO City of Design and is thus included in the UNESCO Creative Cities Network. 

Berlin is the only city in the world that has three opera houses holding performances: The Deutsche Oper, the Staatsoper Unter den Linden and the Komische Oper 

Berlin is the only European city that has more museums than rainy days. On average there are 99 rainy days a year, and there are around 175 museums.

Berlin with its roughly 300 galleries for classical modernism and contemporary art has the largest gallery scene in Europe.

The world’s largest universal museum is being built on the Museum Island in the centre of Berlin.