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What To See From The TV Tower

At 368 meters tall, the TV Tower is the tallest structure in Berlin (and, actually, in the whole of Germany!). What should you look out for during a trip to the top?

Reichstag

Designed by British architect Sir Norman Foster, the glint of the German parliament building's distinctive glass dome should easily catch your eye.

Brandenburg Gate

Just south of the Reichstag, you'll see the iconic symbol of German reunification.

Photo: Yukiko Matsuoka@ Flickr (CC BY 2.0)

Olympic Stadium

See if you can spot the white circle of the stadium, where the infamous 1936 Olympics took place. These days, it has become home to arena concerts and important football matches.

Tiergarten

What's that massive patch of dark green in the middle of the city? It's the Tiergarten, Berlin's answer to Central Park, dating back to 1527.

Revolving Restaurant

Feeling peckish? No need to come back down to earth. The revolving restaurant allows you to enjoy lunch or dinner while getting 360-degree panoramic views from your seat.

Our insider tips

Do I need to book a tour in advance?

It's advisable, since this is definitely one of the top attractions in Berlin. Many tour options will come with a Fast View ticket, which will take you straight to the front of the line.

When should I go?

Any time of year is fine, but the skies will generally be clearer (and the sunset will happen later!) from May onwards.

What are the opening hours?

Entry is from 9:00AM until midnight from March to October, and 10:00AM to midnight from November until February.

Is the tower wheelchair accessible?

Unfortunately, the tower is not wheelchair accessible for reasons of fire evacuation.

Good to know

  • When should I visit?
    The TV Tower is a great place to experience Berlin's late evening summer sunset in July or August. Make a dinner reservation, or book a ticket for between 8:30PM - 10:00PM.
  • Is it expensive?
    Normal adult tickets start from €13.00, and more VIP experiences range upwards from there.
  • Will I need a guide?
    Not necessarily, though there are several Berlin city tours that include a trip to the top.
  • How to get there
    The TV Tower is located in Berlin's Alexanderplatz, a central transportation hub that is easily accessible by multiple U-Bahn, S-Bahn, bus, and tram lines.
  • Additional information

    • This attraction is free for children under four years old.

    • There is a time limit on restaurant table reservations, in order to accommodate all guests.

What people are saying about TV Tower

Perfect Evening for our first night in Berlin

My wife and I had a wonderful first night in Berlin atop the TV Tower. This affordable coupon I found online before we traveled gave us a voucher that got us to the front of the line, to the top of the Tower, and a window seat overlooking the city at sunset. Could not have been easier. I definitely recommend it for everyone.

Fantastic views it was rather hot up there but it was Avery hot day .

I recommend a pre booked fast pass ticket with restaurant makes it a bit more of a treat. One waitress was rather rude but most staff super helpful and kind .

TV Tower Berlin: Fast Track Entry & Restaurant Inner Circle Reviewed by a GetYourGuide Customer, 05/30/2018

We had a great time visiting the TV tower

Getting into the tower and up the elevator was a really nice experience. We did not have to queue except a minute or so right in fron the of the elevators. The elevator operator was very nice and friendly. The view from up the tower was great.

TV Tower Berlin: Fast Track Ticket Reviewed by Andre, 04/18/2018

A must do activity when you visit Berlin!

The building is amazing and the view is fantastic from 200 metres up in the observation deck. I heartily recommend fast track tickets too - we hardly had to wait and it made the whole thing much quicker and more manageable with kids. Definitely the best way to see the city and you can enjoy a drink in the bar when you're up there against the spectacular view. A definite must do for visitors to this fascinating city.

TV Tower Berlin: Fast Track Ticket Reviewed by Paul, 04/05/2018

Excellent. Well worth booking a table. Foood superb.

This was an amazing tour. Would definitely recommend booking priority to beat the queue. Reserving a table for dinner was a great choice. Excellent food, service and views.

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