8 Art Galleries in Berlin that you should visit - With photos & details

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8 Art Galleries to explore in Berlin

Capital and largest city of Germany by both area and population. Berlin is a world city of culture, politics, media and sciences, and its economy is based on high-tech firms and the service sector, encompassing a diverse range of creative industries, research facilities, media corporations and convention venues.

Alte NationalgalerieBodestraße 1-3, 10178 Berlin, Germany

Art gallery showing a collection of Neoclassical, Romantic, Biedermeier, Impressionist and early Modernist artwork. Among the most important exhibits are Friedrich's Der Mönch am Meer (The Monk by the Sea), von Menzel's Eisenwalzwerk (The Iron Rolling Mill) and sculptor Johann Gottfried Schadow's Prinzessinnengruppe, a double statue of princesses Louise of Mecklenburg-Strelitz and Frederica of Prussia. The Alte Nationalgalerie houses one of the largest collections of 19th-century sculptures and

Berlin Wall MemorialBernauer Str. 111, 13355 Berlin, Germany

Commemorates the division of Berlin by the Berlin Wall and the deaths that occurred there. The monument includes a Chapel of Reconciliation, the Berlin Wall Documentation Centre, and a 60-meter (200 ft) section of the former border as it was when the Wall fell, a window of remembrance and a visitor center.

Brücke MuseumBussardsteig 9, 14195 Berlin, Germany

Brücke Museum houses the world's largest collection of works by memberso the "Die Brücke(The Bridge)", an early 20th century German expressionist movement. The museum features paitings, sculptures, several thousand drawings, watercolors and prints.

GemäldegalerieMatthäikirchplatz, 10785 Berlin, Germany

Museum where the main selection of paintings belonging to the Berlin State Museums is displayed. It holds one of the world's leading collections of European paintings from the 13th to the 18th centuries.

Hamburger Bahnhof - Museum für Gegenwart - BerlinInvalidenstraße 50-51, 10557 Berlin, Germany

An old railway terminus converted into a contemporary art museum. Part of Berlin National Gallery.

Martin-Gropius-BauNiederkirchnerstraße 7, 10963 Berlin, Germany

One of Germany's most beautiful historic exhibition buildings. Opened in 1881, the exhibition rooms surround an atrium decorated with mosaics and coats of arms of German states by the sculptor Otto Lessing. The museum is well known for it's selection of the exhibitions it displays.

Neue Nationalgalerie BerlinPotsdamer Straße 50, 10785 Berlin, Germany

Neue Nationalgalerie is a museum of modern art, with a focus on art from early 20th century. The museum owns masterpeices from artists like Pablo Picasso, Ernst Ludwig Kirchner, Joan Miró, Wassily Kandinsky and Barnett Newman. Despite the large size of the museum, the exhibits are rotated at intervals as the collection of artworks at the museum is very large.

Zion ChurchZionskirchplatz, 10119 Berlin, Germany

A historically important church with role in East Germany's resistance movement and it's punk scene. The Zion Church now also serves as a artspace. On sundays visitors can climb up to the top of the church tower with a small fee.