Culture and traditions

Charlottenburg – Berlin

Charlottenburg It is located within the Charlottenburg-Wilmersdorf district in Berlin Germany. The city is located between the Havel River and the Spree River.

It was founded in 1705, now the former Charlottenburg is divided into the districts Westend, Charlottenburg-Nord and Charlottenburg.


This neighborhood is known for the palace that bears his name. Sofia Carlota in 1695 built a residence that after the coronation of Frederick I of Prussia was converted into a castle.

In 1806 Charlottenburg was occupied by the French. Napoleon used the palace as a residence while his troops camped outside the city.


This beautiful palace is surrounded by a huge baroque park. The palace has classic art pieces inside. They emphasize the immense collection of French paintings of the 18th century.

If you wish you can take a trip to Charlottenburg Palace, there are guided tours and, you can have dinner and listen to the Berlin Resident Orchestra. The seats for the concert are usually sold out soon so you must reserve them in time. The prices of these packages (concert + dinner + guided tour) are from 47 to 68 euros depending on the type of seat you reserve for the concert.

Charlottenburg- Berlin

If you only want to visit the palace, it opens its doors from Tuesday to Sunday, from April 1 to December 23. Its schedule is from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Admission is 6 euros for adults and 5 euros for children.

On this page you can find museum and restaurant information to be found around the Palace.

You will be able to enjoy the beauty of the Prussian palaces and gardens. Many tour packages to get to know Berlin take that place into account because of its cultural appeal and long history that covers almost 400 years.

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