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Top10 List: What to do with your Parents

Your parents are coming to Berlin for a visit and you have no idea what to do with them? Don't panic, the team of Top10 Berlin has compiled a list of locations and activities that above all your visitors will enjoy. Frankly speaking, though we Berliners would sometimes like to see a bit more extravagance, there are locations and things to do which just cannot be dropped from the list when family comes to town. Be it the gourmet floor of KaDeWe, a tour on Bus 100 or a slice of cake at Café Einstein - all our locations are certified to be fun for your dad, your mom, gramps, granny and even aunt Fiona when they come to Berlin. Tip of the Top10 Berlin team: check our other list with must-see sights or the most famous museums. And under our heading "Hotels" you will find plenty of special places for your guests to sleep.
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Rank 1: Boat Cruise on the Spree

4.78 of 5 Top10Points

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Check out Museum Island, the Berlin Cathedral and Angela Merkel's Office in one day without walking a single step!

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Rank 2: Gourmet Floor of KaDeWe

4.60 of 5 Top10Points

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The gourmet department of Kadewe is Europe's biggest food department in any shop with 34.000 products laid out on 7.000 square metres!

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Rank 3: Schlosspark Theater

4.51 of 5 Top10Points

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Your parents may know Dieter Hallervorden, Ilja Richter and Robert Atzorn from seeing them on TV, but at the Schlosspark Theater your mom and dad can see the actors live on stage.

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Rank 4: Tour on Bus 100

4.40 of 5 Top10Points

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The tour on Bus 100 is most likely Berlin's best-known secret for entertaining your family when they visit. And totally right so! For as little as the cost for a single fare ticket, you get the entire tourist programme!

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Rank 5: Shopping on Friedrichstraße

4.39 of 5 Top10Points

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Next to Kurfürstendamm, Friedrichstraße is Berlin's most famous shopping mile - one reason why it appears on the to-do list of many parents visiting Berlin. You can get anything from designer fashion to souvenirs here.

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Rank 6: Kabarett-Theater DISTEL

4.38 of 5 Top10Points

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The DISTEL ("Thistle") was the first national political cabaret theatre of the GDR and closely linked to the changes of political course of the ruling party SED and the resulting cultural reverbarations.

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Rank 7: Segway Tour on Tempelhofer Feld

4.35 of 5 Top10Points

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A Segway tour on the area of Tempelhofer Freiheit is an idea for all who would like to do something else than a normal city tour with TV Tower and the likes but at the same time give a different approach to Berlin City life.

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Rank 8: Café Einstein Unter den Linden

4.34 of 5 Top10Points

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A trip to the famous Café Einstein Unter den Linden is normally linked for many Berlin tourists with the hope of bumping into a celebrity by chance - actually quite a realistic hope!

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Rank 9: Visit to St. Nicholas Quarter

4.06 of 5 Top10Points

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If you intend to show your guests the historical Berlin and follow the tracks of Heinrich Zille, you should take them to a walk through St. Nicholas' quarter.

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Rank 10: Walk through Scheunenviertel

3.75 of 5 Top10Points

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Hackesche Höfe, New Synagogue and Clärchens Ballhaus - Scheunenviertel in Mitte has lots of sights to discover which can be explored on foot with your parents.

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