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10 Most Romantic Places In Berlin, Germany - Updated 2020

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Germany’s capital, Berlin, may not come across as a romantic city at first; especially in comparison to other European cities such as Paris, Venice or Switzerland. Due to its history of war, it is often associated with a revolutionary, hipster and a free-spirited attitude. Even though this great city has had a rough past, it would be wrong to overlook all the secret fairy-tale like spots, forests and bridges which often make the ingredients of a beautiful love story! We’ve compiled a list of our top favorite spots that the city has to offer which would be perfect for you and your partner. Check out this list of the best romantic places in Berlin, Germany.

1. Charlottenburg Palace


This magnificent and well-maintained palace is absolutely a must-see in Berlin. It is a definite treat to the eyes with its baroque-style architecture, adorned with paintings and a vast collection of vintage cutlery and furniture. It also has a stunning garden in the backyard area. The audio guide is informative and really useful if you wish to delve into the history of this palace. This palace also plays host to a number of musical concerts and Christmas markets as well.

Charlottenburg Palace

Address: Schloss Charlottenburg - Old Castle, Spandauer Damm 20-24, 14059 Berlin, Germany

Website: Charlottenburg Palace

Opening hours: Monday : Closed, Tuesday - Sunday : Winter - 10:00 am - 4:30 pm ; Summer - 10:00 am - 5:30 pm

Price: 13 USD

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2. Insel der Jugend


The Insel der Jugend translated to ‘The island of youth’ lies between Treptow Park and Forst Plänterwald (Plänterwald Forest). This is a beautiful place for young couples to relax with a beer. Cross over the Abbey Bridge (Germany’s first steel composite bridge) to find a perfect picnic spot by the River Spree. This place also hosts many cultural and musical events for the young and old on a regular basis.

Insel der Jugend

Address: 12435 Berlin, Germany

Website: Insel der Jugend

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3. Botanical Garden and Botanical Museum


The Botanical Garden and Botanical Museum is part of the Free University of Berlin. It has an area of 43 hectares (103 acres) and around 22,000 different plant species which makes it an excellent place for a date or a long peaceful evening stroll. Due to its beautiful backdrop of exotic plants, the garden is ideal for a couples’ photography as well!

Botanical Garden and Botanical Museum

Address: Freie Universität Berlin, Königin-Luise-Straße 6-8, 14195 Berlin

Website: Botanical Garden and Botanical Museum

Opening hours: Daily (except on Christmas Eve) : 9:00 am - 7:00 pm

Price: 6 USD

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4. Bürgerpark Pankow


Bürgerpark Pankow is home to a 150-year-old tree population which consists mainly of oak trees, birch and various maple species. It also has a cafe where you can relax with a hot cup of coffee and delicious cakes. A lovely stream runs through the park where you can dip your feet in, which makes it a perfect setting for a romantic date.

Bürgerpark Pankow

Address: Wilhelm-Kuhr-Straße 9, 13187 Berlin, Germany

Website: Bürgerpark Pankow

Opening hours: Monday - Sunday : Open 24 hours

Price: Free

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5. Teufelsberg

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Teufelsberg is German for Devil’s Mountain and it is a one-of-a-kind man-made hill made from rubble, in Germany. This site definitely makes for a unique place to visit with your partner, especially if both of you enjoy strolls and graffiti art.

Teufelsberg

Address: 14055 Berlin, Germany

Website: Teufelsberg

Opening hours: Wednesday - Sunday : 11:00 am - 5:00 pm ; Monday - Tuesday : Closed

Price: 17 USD

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6. Pfaueninsel


Pfaueninsel which means Peacock Island is an amazing little island with lots to explore! Discover this protected nature reserve and UNESCO World Heritage Site with its enchanted world of romance by simply taking a short ferry ride. Enjoy taking long strolls and a visit to the castle with your better half on this beautiful island.

Pfaueninsel

Address: Pfaueninselchaussee 100, 14109 Berlin, Germany

Website: Pfaueninsel

Opening hours: Castle: April to October: Tuesday to Sunday from 10am to 5.30pm ; Meierei: April to October: Saturday and Sunday from 10am to 5.30pm

Price: 3.4 USD

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7. Museum Island


The Museum Island is a single island which is home to five exquisite world-famous museums. It is home to the legendary bust of Nefertiti and the Pergamon Altar. Immerse yourself in a world of art and history as you walk through fascinating paintings and age-old architecture. These museums are sure to keep you busy and intrigued all day long!

Museum Island

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Website: Museum Island

Opening hours: Tue/Wed/Fri/Sat/Sun 10:00 am - 6.00 pm , Thursday 10:00 am - 8.00 pm; Mondays : Closed

Price: 20 USD

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8. Plötzensee Lake


The Plötzensee is a small and pretty glacial lake located in the residential area of Wedding in the north of Berlin. Enjoy a day out with your beau either sitting or sun-bathing by the lake on a summer day or choose to go in for a quick refreshing dip.

Plötzensee lake

Address: 13351 Berlin, Germany

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9. Berliner Philharmoniker


The Berliner Philharmoniker is a concert hall which was founded in 1882 by 54 musicians and it has been one of the world’s most eminent orchestras for a long while now. Check in for an evening of soulful live music with your better half at this world-famous concert hall.

Berliner Philharmoniker

Address: Herbert-von-Karajan-Straße 1, 10785 Berlin, Germany

Website: Berliner Philharmoniker

Price: starts at 11 USD

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10. Humboldthain park


The Volkspark Humboldthain is a great green space in the middle of the city which is a perfect spot for a picnic, biking or a relaxing walk for two. Don’t miss a visit to the lovely rose garden which is part of the park and the view from up the hill on your day out here!

Humboldthain park

Address: Brunnenstraße, 13357 Berlin, Germany

Website: Humboldthain park

Opening hours: Open 24 hours, daily

Price: Free

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Visit Berlin for an off-beat romantic setting

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Berlin, with its beautiful monuments, historic architecture and out of the ordinary dating spots make for an ideal tourist destination, more so in the company of your partner. So get packing and head out to this one-of-a-kind destination with your loved one now!

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