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Berlin Mitte is the first borough of the German capital. Berlin Mitte was created in 2001 from three distinctive areas, Mitte, Tiergarten and Wedding. The resulted town took the name of Berlin Mitte and includes the most important tourist attractions of Berlin. This is also the reason why it kept this name, as in German "Mitte" means "middle". If you plan visiting this great town, do not forget to stop by the great attractions located in the Berlin Mitte area.
Top Attractions within Berlin Mitte
Museum Island or Museumsinsel is the name that Germans gave to half of the island existing on the Spree River. This is the site of the old Colln city. In present, this area of Berlin Mitte is filled with museums, including Altes Museum, Neues Museum, Alte Nationalgalerie, Bode Museum and Pergamon Museum. Since 1999, this area of Berlin Mitte is included in the UNESCO World Heritage Sites list.
Brandenburger Tor or Brandenburg Gate is the former city gate of Berlin. This is located in the center of Berlin Mitte, near Pariser Platz. This is one of the most famous landmarks of the German capital. In the 18th century this was rebuild and it bears a Neoclassical style in present.
Postdamer Platz or Postdam Square is one of the most gorgeous public squares of Berlin Mitte. It bears the name of the city of Potsdam, which is located at about 25 kilometers away of Berlin. After World War II, this site was totally destroyed and after the reunification of Germany, in 1990, this was one of the most important restoring projects of Berlin Mitte.
Plenarbereich Reichstagsgebaude or simply Reichstag Building is a historical building of Berlin Mitte. It is the place where the German parliament, named Bundestag, meets. The name of the building is kept from the times of the Holy Roman Empire, when "reichstag" was used to describe the parliament.