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
Holocaust Memorial, Berlin
This Memorial to the victims of the Holocaust is an undulating forest of 2711 slabs of concrete, each of a different size. It was dedicated 60 years after the fall of the Nazi regime.
Sanssouci, Potsdam, Berlin
This large 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 the Friedrich the Great.
Potsdam, Berlin
The capital of Brandenburg, just an S-Bahn ride from Berlin, is a popular day trip destination. The city boasts many historic buildings, including the sumptuous Sanssouci Palace.
Alexanderplatz, Berlin
The Alexanderplatz, a famous square in Berlin's central district Mitte was used as a podium for the GDR's architectural ambitions. The 1197ft/365m tall Fernsehturm is one of the results.

Random Berlin Tours & Activities
Hard Rock Cafe Berlin, Berlin
  • Average Rating:4.5/5 stars
  • Duration: 2 hours
From USD
$25.80
Berlin City Hop-on Hop-off Tour, Berlin
  • Average Rating:4.0/5 stars
  • Duration: 48 hours
From USD
$33.02
Berlin Evening Cruise, Berlin
  • Average Rating:3.5/5 stars
  • Duration: 3 hours
From USD
$29.58



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