Having suffered through some of the darkest periods in world history Berlin has come out the other side as a liberal and forward thinking city. Berlin is now a melting pot of world cultures and a diverse city where every taste can be catered for. No where is this better reflected than by the wide variety of nightlife in Berlin.
Berlin nightlife can range from a refined evening at the theatre, to a lively pub crawl to dancing till the early morning at one of the many techno and dance music nightclubs. The wonderful variety of Berlin nightlife means that everyone will find something to keep them entertained after the sun goes down.
Those looking to enjoy the relaxed side of nightlife in Berlin will love a night at one of the many Berlin Theatres. Berlin has for many years had a strong association with performing arts, one that even the Nazi occupation during world war II did not manage to diminish.
Like so many countries in this part of Europe, Germany has strong links to some of history’s greatest classical musical composers. A range of beautiful Berlin venues offer classical music recitals, such as the wonderful Charlottenburg Palace – truly the most refined way to enjoy Berlin nightlife.
For many the highlights of Berlin nightlife are the city’s famous variety shows. At famous Berlin theatres such as the Wintergarten you can see all manner of performers from acrobats to magicians and beyond.
Cabarets, comedies, operas, dramas and avant-garde 21st century productions such as the Blue Man Group add to the diverse landscape of Berlin theatre and there is bound to be a performance to suit all tastes.
Pubs in Berlin
If a night at the theatre seems a little serene and you want to get out and enjoy the slightly livelier side of Berlin nightlife then head to one of the numerous Berlin pubs. Pubs are an important part of life in Berlin and you will find them to be a place to eat, drink and be merry! A fine array of Bavarian beers are available in all the flavours you could imagine (banana beer anyone?) and are complimented by a range of traditional German delicacies such as sauerkraut and Bavarian sausages.
The range of pubs in Berlin can be overwhelming for visitors so to help you discover the very best of this aspect of Berlin nightlife why not book yourself onto an organised Berlin pub crawl?
Nightclubs in Berlin
If the pubs of Berlin have left you wanting more or you are keen to get a dose of the electronic and techno music for which Berlin nightlife is so renowned then head to one of the many Berlin nightclubs. Scattered all across the city, while Berlin nightlife may have an immediate association with high energy dance music, Berlin nightclubs are as plentiful and diverse as they are outrageous and there will be a venue to cater for all tastes.
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