berlin
Country : Germany
Currency : Euro (EUR)
Language : German
Population
City: 3 431 675 (2008)
Metro: 5 025 272 (2008)
Time
Zone: Central European Time (CET)
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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 the greatest European cities: lively, dynamic and inviting.
Random Berlin Highlights
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.
Pergamon Museum, Berlin
The Pergamon is the most famous of the five museums on Berlin's Museum Island. It boasts a Babylonian gate and the enormous Pergamon Altar among many other attractions.
Statue of Frederick the Great, Berlin
The statue of Frederick the Great was completed in 1851, 20 years after sculptor Christian Daniel Rausch started with the design of this monument. It is decorated with sculptures of generals and contemporary leading figures.
Potsdamer Platz, Berlin
Once the busiest crossing in Europe, the Potsdamer Platz was completely destroyed after the war. In 1998 the new Potsdamer Platz, full of modern buildings, officially opened.

Random Berlin Tours & Activities
Berlin Street Art Tour and Graffiti Workshop, Berlin
  • Duration: 4 hours 30 minutes
From USD
$50.77
Kreuzberg District Tour: Food, Culture and Street Art, Berlin
  • Average Rating:4.0/5 stars
  • Duration: 3 hours
From USD
$71.60



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