berlin
Country : Germany
Currency : Euro (EUR)
Language : German
Population
City: 3 421 829 (2014)
Metro: 5 005 216 (2014)
Time
Zone: Central European Time (CET)
Berlin
closeEver since the creation of a unified Germany in 1871, the nation's tumultuous history has had a profound impact on the history of its capital Berlin.
Many historic neighborhoods and monuments were destroyed during the Second World War, but since the reunification after the fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989, historic areas like Potsdamer Platz and Pariser Platz have been completely revamped. Nowadays, Berlin is once again one of Europe's greatest cities: lively, dynamic and inviting.
Random Berlin Highlights
Reichstag, Berlin
The historic Reichstag building is one of Berlin's most important landmarks. After German reunification the building was renovated. The original dome however replaced by a strikingly modern glass one. Since 1999 the building serves again as Germany's seat of Parliament.
Charlottenburg Palace, Berlin
Schloss Charlottenburg is an early eighteenth-century Baroque palace in Berlin's Charlottenburg district. The palace was built as a summer residence for Prussian rulers. The garden behind the palace is one of the most beautiful in the whole city.
Sanssouci, Potsdam, Berlin
This former royal park in Potsdam - about 24km from Berlin - contains the large Baroque Neues Palace and the beautiful Rococo style Sanssouci Palace, a summer palace built in 1747 for Frederick the Great.
Brandenburg Gate, Berlin
The Brandenburg Gate was originally a gate in Berlin's city wall at the end of the Unter den Linden avenue. Since the fall of the Wall, Brandenburg Gate has become the symbol of a reunified Berlin.

Random Berlin Tours & Activities
Berlin Airport Private Departure Transfer, Berlin
  • Average Rating:4.5/5 stars
  • Duration: 60 minutes
From USD
$38.31
Berlin Food Tour: Classic Bites and City History, Berlin
  • Average Rating:5.0/5 stars
  • Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes
From USD
$47.52



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