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Top10 List: Places for the Best View Over Berlin

Where do you get the best views in Berlin? It's true, the city doesn't really have that many hills and mountains as viewpoints from which you get a look over Berlin, but still there are some places where you can enjoy a spectacular view. If you are in for a bit more of a thrill, watch the bustling metropolis soaring above it in a balloon or with a cocktail in your hand while watching the sunset on a rooftop terrace. The Top10 Team hopes you enjoy the 10 best viewing points of Berlin. Our tip: Don't forget to bring your camera!

Rank 1: TV Tower Berlin

4.75 of 5 Top10Points

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Berlin's TV Tower is one of the most emblematic sights of the city and with its 368 metres of height not only Berlin's but Germany's highest building.

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Rank 2: Weltballon

4.56 of 5 Top10Points

Foto: Welt/Axel Springer

Berlin's Weltballon is among the world's biggest helium-filled balloons. The sensation of floating in mid-air is however just an illusion: the balloon is secured to the ground with a strong steel cable. During the rise, the pilot will answer all your questions about the sights of Berlin.

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Rank 3: Panoramic View from Kollhoff Tower

4.50 of 5 Top10Points

Foto: Panoramapunkt im Kollhoff Tower

Europe's fastest lift and most likely Berlin's best sunset - only two of the things the 103 metres high Kollhoff Tower is scoring with.

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Rank 4: Belfry of the Olympic Stadium

4.15 of 5 Top10Points

Foto: Glockenturm | Olympiastadion Berlin GmbH

The Belfry at the Olympic Stadium was built for the 11th Olympic Games.

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Rank 5: Siegessäule

4.13 of 5 Top10Points

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The Siegessäule (Victory Column) is one of Berlin's most well-known landmarks. If you want to be close to the gilded statue of Viktoria, Goddess of Victory (affectionately nicknamed "Goldelse" by the locals) you have to be sure your feet will carry you up the spiral staircase.

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Rank 6: Teufelsberg

4.08 of 5 Top10Points

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Grunewald's Teufelsberg is with its 120 m Berlin's highest hill and offers a fabulous view to the other end of the city with the right weather conditions. Additionally, an abandoned listening post adds a spooky element to the place.

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Rank 7: Neukölln Arcaden

3.88 of 5 Top10Points

Foto: Mathias Grigo

The Neukölln Arcaden are basically a shopping centre. A wide variety of various stores can be found on several floors.

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Rank 8: Canteen "Skyline" of the Technical University in the Telefunken Skyscraper

3.83 of 5 Top10Points

Foto: TU Pressestelle I Dahl

The cafeteria "Skyline" of the Technical University allows a great view over the roofs of Berlin.

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Rank 9: Flak Tower Humboldthain

3.58 of 5 Top10Points

Foto: Top10 Berlin

Stairs under shading trees lead your way up to the 85 metres high flak towers of Humboldthain.

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Rank 10: Prussian National Monument on Kreuzberg

3.55 of 5 Top10Points

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With 66 metres of height, the Kreuzberg in Viktoriapark is the highest natural elevation in Berlin's inner districts.

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