Museum island is the best place to start if you’re interested in culture, history and art. The isle was awarded as a UNESCO world heritage for its outstanding monuments. It houses five of the most renowned art galleries in Europe.
Pergamon Museum is the best known museum on the island. It attracts over one million visitor annually and holds impressive collections from the 19th century such as the Pergamon Altar, the market gate of Miletus, the Processional Way and the Ishtar Gate of Babylon which are all very interesting to see.
Altes Museum is another inspiring place where different cultures join through sublime sculptures and precious ancient treasuries. At the old National Museum, guests enjoy French impressionist artwork and paintings of the most talented German artists of the 19th century.
At the northern side of Museum Island, Bode Museum welcomes visitors to explore the world’s largest numismatic collections. It’s also a popular meeting place with a great view on the river. Enthusiasts for Egyptian culture will love Neues Museum with the bust of Queen Nefertiti as well as the important Papyrus Collection.