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New Year's Eve in Berlin

Top New Year's Eve Destinations

Celebrate with a crowd of roughly two million revelers at Germany's largest open-air New Year's Eve event in front of iconic Brandenburg Gate


One million-plus hedonists and hipsters can't be wrong. The 1.2 mile stretch between the Victory Column and Brandenburg Gate is the place to celebrate Silvester — German for New Year's Eve. Live bands and fireworks highlight this notorious outdoor party. For those ready to start their resolutions early, here's our alternative pick: the annual New Year's Eve Run through the idyllic Grünewald forest.


Reinstoff: The historic brick-clad Edison building showcases industrial chic and modern cuisine with classic German influences.

Charlottenburg Palace: An exclusive four-course dinner in the Orangerie's west wing followed by a classical concert featuring baroque costumes and the music of Mozart and Strauss.

Spreegalerie: Three exhilarating dance floors, a dedicated New Year's Eve buffet and glamour with an urban edge in the former East Berlin's Mitte district.


Hotel de Rome: Decadent décor, spectacular views of the fireworks from The Rooftop Terrace and stumbling distance from the Brandenburg Gate festivities.

Hotel Adlon Kempinski Berlin: The Brandenburg Gate at your doorstep, a glamorous night of ballroom dancing and a full-service spa for recuperating from the festivities.

Get details about the festivities at the NYE Party Berlin official website

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