Spring is an ideal time to visit Berlin.
Below we give some highlights from the May calendar.
Anyone expecting a peaceful night out should look elsewhere. The show offers rocking percussion, entertaining comedy, and intense bursts of colour.
The Madi - tent of the senses lies directly on the Bernhard-Lichtenberg-Platz in Berlin. At this location your guests will experience dreamlike hours with oriental atmosphere. Dive in the world of one thousand and one nights! Virtually royal the splendid tent towers in the sky.
For his landscape paintings, Claude Monet repeatedly sought out the same places or made extensive series in one place. During his travels, he produced numerous paintings on the Normandy coast, in Zaandam in the Netherlands, or in London and Venice.
The BODY WORLDS at Menschen Museum gives insights into the highly complex structures of the human body and shows what connects us, keeps us upright and in motion, and what makes us laugh and love.
In the year marking the 30th anniversary of German reunification, the Gropius Bau will host a group exhibition uniting paintings created during the Cold War in both centres of global political power, including works by Andy Warhol, Il'ja Kabakov, Jackson Pollock, Helen Frankenthaler and Erik Bulatov.
"Please, Please Me", "A Hard Day's Night", "Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band"... every Beatles single is a milestone in rock history. The musical "all you need is love!" takes audiences on a journey back in time, telling the story of The Beatles with live performances of 30 of the Fab Four's hits from their humble beginnings to their final concert. The look and sound of the band "Twist & Shout" will have you convinced that you are watching Liverpool's proudest sons
The Expressionist Emil Nolde (1867-1956) is arguably the most famous "degenerate artist". No other artist had as many works confiscated, nor were their works as prominently displayed in the early venues of the 'Degenerate Art' exhibition of 1937/38.
Since 2003, the Theater des Westens has been hosting a mix of German-language versions of international smash-hit musicals from We will rock you to Mamma Mia as well as such home-grown classics as the Udo Jürgens' musical Ich war noch niemals in New York or a musical version of the popular movie Schuh des Manitu.
Glamorous costumes, breathtaking stage settings, stunning dance routines and great music - the Friedrichstadt-Palast is the European location closest to the glitz of Las Vegas! The Palast shows feature stunning dance routines with an ensemble totalling 60 dancers - including the world's longest line of showgirls.
The Neuköllner Oper brings you culture right up close - and international culture to boot. It was the home of the first German-Turkish musical theatre in Germany, and could not be more different to "normal" opera houses.
The TIPI AM KANZLERAMT marquee with its impressive four supporting masts is home to the best in cabaret and smaller venue acts.
Are you ready for a roller-coaster ride of emotions? Here is where the Nouveau Cirque is at home in Berlin and you can enjoy acrobatics, music, dance, drama and comedy by the most successful talents on the international contemporary circus scene.
The Admiralspalast has been home to top-flight entertainment for over 100 years - and offers a sparkling programme of theatre and fun, musicals and club nights!
The greatest European painters are represented in Berlin's Gemäldegalerie. This gallery within the Kulturforum (Culture Forum) displays priceless paintings from the Middle Ages and the early modernist period: works by Rubens, Biblical motifs by Botticelli or astonishingly vibrant portraits by Albrecht Dürer.
Berlin's Museum Island (Museumsinsel) is a magnificent total art work, a truly outstanding ensemble of five world-renowned museums. Apart for the legendary bust of the Egyptian queen Nefertiti, the most famous and important cultural exhibits on show here include the breathtaking Pergamon Altar and the stunning Ishtar Gate. In 1999, the Museum Island complex was inscribed as UNESCO World Heritage.
Marvel at famous works of art and architecture from 19th century Europe with a visit to the Alte Nationalgalerie in Berlin. Caspar David Friedrich, Paul Cézanne and Pierre-Auguste Renoir - these are the famous names you will meet in the Alte Nationalgalerie. The museum is part of the Museumsinsel (Museum Island) and is a UNESCO World Heritage site. In the gallery, you will see paintings and sculptures from the 19th century. The building itself looks like an ancient temple - built in the style of Prussian classicism.