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
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.
Kaiser Wilhelm Gedächtniskirche, Berlin
The Kaiser-Wilhelm-Gedächtniskirche, a partially destroyed nineteenth-century church, is a constant reminder of the ravages of war. In the 1960s a modern church was built next to the damaged church tower.
Siegessäule, Berlin
The Siegessäule is a 69 meter tall victory column in Tiergarten, a large park in the center of Berlin. On top of the column is a gilded statue of the Goddess of Victory, known as “Golden Else”.
Hackesche Höfe, Berlin
Once ubiquitous in Berlin, courtyards such as the Hackesche Höfe are now a rarity. The elaborate jugendstil decorations make this series of courtyards a popular attraction.

Random Berlin Tours & Activities
Berlin Airport Private Arrival Transfer, Berlin
  • Average Rating:4.5/5 stars
  • Duration: 60 minutes
From USD
$30.78
Cold War Walking Tour of Berlin, Berlin
  • Average Rating:5.0/5 stars
  • Duration: 4 hours
From USD
$13.68
Skip the Line: Lunch atop the Berlin TV Tower , Berlin
  • Average Rating:4.5/5 stars
  • Duration: Varies
From USD
$39.89



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