City Break to Berlin

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The capital of Germany and the country’s largest city, also a major center of politics, culture, media, and science is undoubtedly one of the coolest cities in the world. Berlin has a lot more to offer than just beer and bratwurst. Berlin has pipped London to the title of “most fun” city in a poll of travelers. The German capital’s famed art scene, coupled with an indefatigable nightlife, gives the city its energetic yet unequivocally gritty character. The coolest and most fun city offers hundreds of reasons for you to pay it a visit and live your best life.

Things to do in Berlin

  1. Visit the Berlin Wall Memorial
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Berlin Wall Memorial is small stretches of this graffiti-covered travesty remain, including a 1.4-kilometer stretch preserved as part of the Berlin Wall Memorial, four-meter-high wall extended 155 kilometers, dissected 55 streets, and possessed 293 observation towers and 57 bunkers. Highlights of a visit include the Marienfelde Refugee Center Museum, with its exhibits relating to the one-and-a-half million people who passed through Berlin as refugees.

2. Exploring street food

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Food is definitely the foremost thing that a person looks for and the most frequent question the local guides are asked after a tour is “where’s good to eat?” There are a gallon of amazing restaurants, cozy cafes and budget eats in Berlin to choose from, but nothing can top the fantastic street food! Berlin’s streets offer endless delights for foodies. Which ranges from typical German dishes or any other international cuisine.

3.Explore Gendarmenmarkt

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The Gendarmenmarkt, one of Berlin’s largest squares, is dominated by three historic landmark buildings are the Konzerthaus, the French Cathedral and the German Cathedral. Its architectural splendor  is most popular symphony orchestras. This picturesque  17th-century square is now one of Berlin’s top tourist attractions, hosting numerous public events each year, including classical concerts.

4. Jewish Museum Berlin

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In the Jewish Museum Berlin designed by architect Daniel Libeskind, visitors will find a wide range of historical artifacts. The museum is also home to an extensive library and archives at the Academy of the Jewish Museum Berlin, where there are frequent educational programs. There are a variety of themed tour options also available, along with English language audio guides.

5. Cruise Berlin by boat

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Berlin river boat trips come in a variety of forms, whether you want to see the city by night or day, or even choose a theme such as a movie tour. You can have lunch or dinner and drinks onboard too, and even extend your tour to take in the city’s canals. Visitors are spoilt for choice when it comes to Berlin boat trips, as the city boasts miles of tranquil waterways. Sail down the River Spree, which winds through the city centre, taking in sights such as the Reichstag, Berlin Cathedral and Museum Island. Or take a longer trip along the River Spree and Landwehr Canal, which travels through the beautiful Tiergarten park, as well as passing underneath dozens of Berlin’s historic bridges. Stern und Kreisschiffahrt offer a memorable trip to Potsdam, passing luxurious Prussian villas on the way to Wannsee Lake. Many tour operators offer discounts to Berlin Welcome Card holders, so be sure to check in advance. Or you can take a Hop on Hop Off cruise, where you can board and alight at any time.

Berlin’s musical calendar is rocking the entire year with exciting concerts spanning every genre. Pulsating with museums, tasty beer, cultural land marks, creative minds and wild nightlife. Berlin leaves no reason for us to not experience the magnificent beauty of the city.

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