The area known as the Altstadt is centered on Rathausmarkt. Here, you can visit the 647-room Rathaus (Rathausmarkt; 49-40-428-312-470), one of the most...more
To get a quick visual history of the city, start at the 19th-century Hauptbanhnof (central train station), restored under the eye of architect Sir Norman Foster...more
Berlin boasts more new buildings designed by top international architects than perhaps any other European city. At the turn of the last century, it was, after...more
Munich's third Pinakothek, the Pinakothek der Moderne, opened in September 2002. It's the little sister to the Old Pinakothek, which houses 14th- to...more
Berlin remains a place where artists can rent studios and gallery spaces can be opened for a reasonable sum. But Mitte no longer has the lock on the gallery...more
The unavoidable Oktoberfest was invented in 1810 to celebrate the nuptials of Crown Prince Ludwig (later Ludwig I) and Therese von Saxe-Hildburghausen. It...more
BMW's headquarters are a formidable part of the Munich skyline—its four cylindrical towers suggest a car engine. The factory below is a car freak's...more
Only a few bone-chilling remnants are left of this concentration camp, where 250,000 people suffered and 56,000 died between 1937 and 1945. From 1945 to 1950,...more
When the Wall went up, Charlottenburg became the commercial heart of West Berlin, as it remains today. The Lehrter Bahnhof is the point of entry for many...more
Remnants of the Berlin Wall are few and far between these days, and most locals are happy about that. Nostalgia for the former German Democratic Republic,...more
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