Berlin is a popular travel destination. It is a modern city with excellent infrastructure offering holidays in all seasons. It has many monuments and historic buildings that deserve your attention as you navigate the city while you do not miss opportunities and entertainment, renowned for its nightlife.
Berlin is the capital of Germany located in the northeast of the country. It is the largest and most populous city in Germany and in the population is the second largest city in the European Union. Also, the city of Berlin is the German state and federal.
It is a city with modern infrastructure and a lot of green spaces. Beautifully decorated, imposing buildings. That would say that is the main feature, as well as the city has no unique natural beauty. But the beauty comes from human works.
The capital of the now united Germany, Berlin is a destination for all tastes. The union of two worlds gives a variety of options for unique and very interesting. From a symbol of disunity after the fall of the Berlin Wall, became a symbol of unity and reconciliation.
According to historical sources, was founded in Berlin until 1237. Since 1415 was the capital of different states and became the seat of kings and emperors.
In 1871 it became the capital of the German Empire. One of the most important periods in the history of the city played during the Second World War. The end of the war found the broken and divided Berlin into zones of influence. The division of the city ended with the partitioning of the famous Berlin Wall in 1961. The wall fell in 1989 and in 1990 Berlin was the capital of united Germany now.
Where to go - what to see
During your stay in Berlin, there are some attractions must be seen to get an overview of the history of the city. Like:
the Brandenburg Gate, which is the hallmark of the city. This is the only one of the gateways of the old Berlin saved. Built in 1791 as a symbol of peace. It is the culmination of the famous boulevard Unter den Linden, where they paraded the troops of Hitler.
North of the Brandenburg Gate you will see the German parliament, the Reichstag. It is a building rich with history. The building burned in 1933 and suffered extensive damage during the war. The damaged canopy was replaced by modern glass dome which symbolizes openness.
You will visit the Museum Island, which is a museum complex is surrounded by water. Of particular interest is the Pergamon Museum, where exhibits are impressive. In section of Greek exhibits, dominates the market of ancient Miletus and the Altar of Pergamon.
You will see the Wall and Checkpoint Charlie (Checkpoint Charlie) who became a symbol of the Cold War dividing Berlin into East and West.
I impress the church's memory of Emperor William, which is a symbol of the Second World War. Destroyed during the bombing and its central tower destroyed has been retained to commemorate the suffering of war. Next to it, has built a new church. It is a modern building, a representative sample of the new season.
In Berlin, the entertainment options are varied, and satisfy all tastes of travelers. You can watch opera, theater and dance. But have fun in bars, clubs clubs with live shows and of course in traditional pubs. Do not forget that Germany is famous for beer production. Try So the great German beers their unique flavor and combine it with traditional sausages and meats that are the classic dishes of German.
Author: Anthi Kontosorou
Translation: Aspasia Polymerou
Copyright: Marinet Ltd