Berlin is a city with a rich history and vibrant culture, with interesting people on the street, amazing abandoned locations, amazing bars, and of course graffiti. There are some famous street photographers in Berlin, for example, Martin U Waltz. Martin is well known as a street photographer who makes workshops in Berlin.

If you are a photographer and planning to visit Berlin, this post will help you find the Best locations for photography. Here are some of the top photo spots in Berlin that should not be missed:

a Female photographer taking photo with her camera in front of Bode Museum in Berlin
Top photo spots in Berlin

Top photo spots in Berlin

Brandenburger Tor

a girl walking with her dog in front of Brandenburger Tor Berlin
Brandenburger Tor

I think Brandenburger Tor is a sign of Berlin, or in general, for some people, it’s the sign of Germany. This iconic symbol of Berlin is one of the most iconic and photographed landmarks in the city. If you would like to get the best photos from Brandenburger Tor, I recommend you go early morning, otherwise will be so crowded. Don’t forget, the Brandenburger Tor is a must-see for any photographer visiting the city.

Garten Der Welt- Oriental Islamic garden 

Photography Location in Berlin Garten Der Welt
Berlin Garten Der Welt

I love the blue, white, green, and black combinations on these ceramics. This ceramic is called “Zillij” This word is used for Moroccan ceramics which are used in gardens and arcades of gardens. In the past because of Islamic beliefs, painting and showing humans or animals was forbidden, artists only used forms of colors and calligraphy. For more information about Oriental Islamic garden, click here.

Berlin Wall

The Berlin Wall is a symbol of the Cold War and the division of Germany, the Berlin Wall is now a popular spot for photographers and everyone who’s visiting Berlin, you will find so many tourists around the East Side Gallery, the best time for taking photos is early mornings. The East Side Gallery, is a section of the wall that has been painted by artists.

Reichstag Building

The seat of the German parliament, the Reichstag Building, is an amazing architectural masterpiece and a popular spot for photographers. The glass dome on top of the building offers panoramic views of the city, making it a great place to capture a unique perspective of Berlin. To enter the building, you need to register your name in front of the building. I recommend you make an online appointment, you will save time, especially if you are visiting Berlin for a short period of time.

Checkpoint Charlie

Another iconic symbol of the Cold War, Checkpoint Charlie, was the main crossing point between East and West Berlin. It is a popular spot for photographers and tourists, with a museum nearby that provides information about the history of the Berlin Wall.


Gendarmenmarkt is a beautiful square surrounded by historic buildings and landmarks. The Konzerthaus Berlin, the French Cathedral, and the German Cathedral all offer stunning architectural details and make for great photo opportunities. I made some nice photos near buy this building. If you are planning to make a portrait shoot, I would recommend you use the walls and building in your background. I had a nice Advertising photo shoot in front of this building and I’m happy about the result.

Street Art

Berlin is known for its vibrant street art scene, with murals and graffiti found throughout the city. Some of the best areas for street art photography include Mitte, Neukölln, and Kreuzberg. But everywhere in this city, you will see graffiti.


Located on an island in the River Spree, the Museumsinsel (Museum Island) is home to five world-renowned museums, including the Pergamon Museum and the Neues Museum. The island is a popular spot for photographers due to its stunning architecture and cultural significance. I made around this location so many Editorial fashion photos which were published in ELLE Kazakhstan September issues.

Potsdamer Platz

Potsdamer Platz is one of the oldest places in Berlin, and it’s easy to see why it’s been such a hot spot for business since the 1920s.



The Marie-Elisabeth-Lüders-Haus is the seat of the German Bundestag since April 19, 1999.
It is located in the Mitte area of Berlin, Germany, very close to the Reichstag building, which houses the German parliament’s second chamber, the Bundestag.

This is one of the locations that I love in Berlin. If you are in street photography, probably you saw so many photos of this building from different photographers. I had a nice sport shooting in front of this building with a female model:


The Mauerpark is a large park in Berlin that’s great for spending the day and taking photos on Sundays.
so many interesting people are visiting this location. Here, people sail handcrafts and second-hand stuff. My favorite part is the stands that sailing old analog cameras. I bought some second-hand cameras from Mauerpark.

Mauerpark, located in the Prenzlauer Berg district of Berlin, is a popular location for photographers due to its rich history, vibrant atmosphere, and diverse range of photo subjects.

Tempodrom Berlin

The Tempodrom is a multipurpose event venue located in the Mitte district of Berlin. In my opinion, one of the main attractions of the Tempodrom for photographers is its unique and versatile architecture. The tent-like structure, with its curved lines and transparent walls, provides a visually striking backdrop for photos. I my recommendation would be: don’t forget your wide-angle lens.

Tempelhof Airport (Flughafen Tempelhof)

Tempelhof Airport, located in the Neukölln district of Berlin, The airport is surrounded by a large park, which offers plenty of green space for outdoor photos. The park is also home to a number of sporting and recreational facilities, providing additional photo opportunities.


Teufelsberg, located in the Grunewald district of Berlin, is a popular location for photographers due to its unique history and interesting architecture.

BTB thermal power station Adlershof

The BTB thermal power station is a coal-fired power plant located in the Adlershof district of Berlin. The plant, which was built in the 1970s, is known for its massive size and distinctive architecture. I saw an amazing car Advertising campaign in front of this building with amazing lights.

Botanical Garden and Botanical Museum (Botanischer Garten und Botanisches Museum)

photo shooting at Botanischer-Garten Berlin
Berlin photo spots Botanischer Garten

One of my favorite locations in Berlin is Botanischer Garten, for this location you need to get a ticket.

Bode Museum

Top photo spots in Berlin Bode Museum

One of the best photo spots in Berlin for the shooting is the Bode Museum. I did a lot of photo shoots like portraits and fashion around this place. I’m using the architecture of the museum as a Background.

Alte Nationalgalerie 

Shooting in Berlin
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I like this location with its beautiful Architecture which gives you many different variants that you could place your model in different positions and get the best result.

Berlin Holocaust Memorial

Berlin Holocaust Memorial

Bahnhof Friedrichstraße

Female model in Bahnhof Friedrichstraße Berlin
Bahnhof Friedrichstraße

I prefer this spot for Photo shooting, especially in Winter, you will have great daylight and not cold and windy like outside. The only problem is this is a busy station, you need to wait for people.


The Olympiastadion in Berlin is a must-visit location for photography enthusiasts. Located in the western part of the city, the stadium was originally built for the 1936 Summer Olympics and has since become a popular tourist attraction for photo hooting.


Berlin’s Karl-Marx-Allee is a beautiful and historic boulevard that serves as a popular photo spot for both tourists and locals alike. Located in the heart of the city, the boulevard stretches for almost two miles and is lined with impressive Soviet-style buildings.

The Karl-Marx-Allee was built in the 1950s as a showpiece for the East German government and was intended to demonstrate the superiority of communism over capitalism. The boulevard was named after Karl Marx, the founder of communism, and was meant to be a symbol of the country’s socialist ideals.


Berlin RAW-Friedrichshain is a former railway site that has been transformed into a trendy and vibrant photo spot in the heart of the city. Located in the Friedrichshain neighborhood, this industrial complex features a series of striking graffiti murals, street art installations, and colorful wall paintings.

Volkspark Friedrichshain

Volkspark Friedrichshain, located in the heart of Berlin, is a popular spot for photographers looking to capture the vibrant and diverse culture of the city. With its wide open spaces, towering trees, and beautiful landscaping, this park offers a variety of photo opportunities.

Oberbaum Bridge

Berlin’s Oberbaum Bridge is a popular photo spot for tourists and locals.

Berliner Dom

Female Model in Front of Berliner Dom
Location: Berliner Dom

Berliner Dom, also known as the Berlin Cathedral, is a popular photo spot located in the heart of Berlin, Germany. So many Instagram influencers when they are visiting Berlin they are having some photos in front of Berliner Dom.


The Regierungsviertel (Government Quarter) in Berlin is a popular location for photographers, with its modern and iconic governmental and parliamentary buildings providing a unique and visually striking backdrop. Located in the Mitte borough, the Regierungsviertel is home to the Bundeskanzleramt (Federal Chancellery), the Bundestag (German parliament), and the Bundesrat (Federal Council).


Karina laying under sun on the sands at Berlin Müggelsee

If you are looking for a location with sands in Berlin, you should try to shoot at Müggelsee-Berlin.


Berlin Photo Spots