Fernsehturm (TV Tower)
Have a coffee in the revolving Telecafé at the top of this 1,207-foot-high tower and enjoy a spectacular panorama of Berlin from all directions. Alexanderplatz. www.tv-turm.de/en/index.php
Brandenburger Tor, Kaiser-Wilhelm Gedächtniskirche and the Reichstag
The Brandenburg Gate has been a symbolic gathering point in times of crisis and celebration; the bombed-out Kaiser Wilhelm Church is a symbol of the horrors of war; and the Reichstag is symbolic of reunified Germany. (Pariser Platz; Kurfürstendamm at Breitscheidplatz; Platz der Republik, (49-30) 273-2131.
Innovative cocktails and groovy electronic music make the urban views from this glass-walled lounge-bar, located on the 17th floor near Potsdamer Platz, all the more appealing. Stresemannstrasse 76; (49-163) 765-2700; www.solarberlin.com