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
Berlin Wall, Berlin
Most of the Berlin wall has been demolished since the border between East and West Berlin opened in 1989. The more than 1km long East Side Gallery is the most important part still standing.
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.
Museum Island, Berlin
Berlin's Museumsinsel (Museum Island) is home to no less than five major museums, all clustered together. The museums were built over the span of a century, with the last one, the Pergamon Museum, opening in 1930.
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.




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