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On Berlin's Tourism website you will find a wide range of information about culture in Berlin.

Online Ticket shop for Berlin


Berlin is Germany’s theater capital. 53 theaters offer an astonishing diversity, from solid stage esthetics to experimental theater. Berlin’s annual theater festival (Berliner Theatertreffen) takes place every May and presents the ten most remarkable German productions selected each year by an independent jury of critics.


Throughout its history, Berlin was a musical center in North Germany. Its influential music culture remains vital until today. Berlin’s three opera houses offer a variety of classical and modern operas as well as ballet performances.

Orchestras and Concert Halls

There are several symphony orchestras in Berlin. The Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra (Berliner Philharmoniker) is one of the preeminent orchestras in the world. Its current principal conductor is Sir Simon Rattle, who took over in 2002.


Here you can find an overview on the current program of all Berlin cinemas, search for cinemas in your neighbourhood as well as get a preview of the program to come.

Germany’s first non-commercial cinema Arsenal at Potsdamer Platz presents unique cinematic culture.Since 1963 Arsenal features regular screenings of important German film classics, European and American films, New German short films, and experimental genres as well as new films from East European countries and countries of the Third World.