Berlin — Germany’s Capital With International Flair

Berlin is the capital and the biggest city of Germany, with 3.4 million inhabitants from more than 180 nations. It is one of the most famous cities of Europe.

The metropolis was separated in to many parts after World War II. East Berlin developed into the capital of the East part of Germany, at the same time West Berlin was converted into an enclave bounded by the Berlin Wall from 1961–1989. After the re-union of Germany in the year 1990, the city got back its position as the capital of entire Germany.

It is the third frequently visited tourist place in Europe. This capital is residence to well-known colleges, research centers, sports schools, orchestras, museums and film centers.

Its scenery and past legacy has made it a fashionable location for global movie creations. Familiar for its festival celebration, modern structural design, nightlife and ultra-modern arts, Berlin has developed into an important spot for those attracted by moderate way of life, modern culture, but also low cost living.

The TV tower at Alexanderplatz in Mitte was built in 1969 (hey, my birth year!). It is considered as the second highest construction in the European Union which is visible throughout most of the inner districts of Berlin.

The East Side consists of a gallery with an outdoor presentation of art decorated directly on the last existing section of the Berlin Wall. It is one of the prime remaining proof of its historical separation.

Berlin is a modern city with numerous impressive sights, magnificent museums, touching theaters and cinemas, sophisticated cafés, lively pubs and extraordinary nightclubs. It’s a city that thrives on change, and that has made a virtue out of reinventing itself.

Berlin is a charming metropolis year-round, even though the majority of the tourists come between May and September, when the climate is the most reliable. Summer is a beautiful occasion to be here because a lot of life moves outdoors. Rain is, however, possible in any month — in Germany anyway.

Go sightseeing! Every Saturday and Sunday, the Panorama S-Bahn starts from the Ostbahnhof and returns back covering Südring and the Stadtbahn. The guided tours of Berlin Underworlds’ Association take you to the hidden parts by visiting bunkers from the Second World War and the Cold War and disclose the dark sides of the history of this city.

Explore its famous and hidden sights on a town rally. People make a pleasant tour through the ancient parts of Berlin with the unique charabanc Altberliner Kremser and the Eiserner Gustav.

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