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Introducing Berlin

Germany’s dynamic capital has long mesmerised visitors with its vibrant culture, turbulent history and buzzing nightlife. Must-dos in any Berlin guide include visiting Checkpoint Charlie, sampling currywurst and stopping by the dome of the Reichstag. Reunified in 1989, Berlin is filled with reminders of its tumultuous past. Begin in the histor... Read More

The best of Berlin tourism

Berlin’s cultural scene tantalises with glamour and grit. You can peruse street art in hip Kreuzberg, seek out Egyptian artefacts on Museum Island and learn about the Gestapo at the Topography of Terror – and you’ll just be getting started. When the sun is out, stroll or cycle through the city’s famous parks – Tiergarten and Tempelhof are just two of the oases to be discovered. Come wintertime, Berlin’s Christmas markets take centre stage.

Neighborhoods in Berlin