Berlin - Sightseeings & Informations


Berlin is the capital and largest city of Germany by area and population, located at the banks of the River Spree. With its 3,7 million inhabitants it is the most-populous city of the European Union. Berlin is one of Germany's 16 constituent states. Among the city's main topographical features there are many lakes formed by the Spree, Havel, and Dahme rivers. About one-third of the city's area is composed of forests, parks, gardens, rivers, canals and lakes. 




First documented in the 13th century and at the crossing of two important historic trade routes, Berlin became the capital of the Margraviate of Brandenburg (1417–1701), the Kingdom of Prussia (1701–1918), the German Empire (1871–1918), the Weimar Republic (1919–1933), and the Third Reich (1933–1945). Following German reunification in 1990, Berlin once again became the capital of all of Germany.




Berlin is a world city of culture, politics, media and science. Berlin serves as a continental hub for air and rail traffic and has a highly complex public transportation network. The metropolis is a popular tourist destination. 

Berlin sightseeing. 25 minutes of interesting informations.




Its Zoological Garden is the most visited zoo in Europe and one of the most popular worldwide. With the world's oldest large-scale movie studio complex, Berlin is an increasingly popular location for international film productions. The city is well known for its festivals, diverse architecture, nightlife, contemporary arts and a very high quality of living. Since the 2000s Berlin has seen the emergence of a cosmopolitan entrepreneurial scene.


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Berlin contains three World Heritage Sites: 

  • the Museum Island
  • the Palaces and Parks of Potsdam and Berlin and 
  • the Berlin Modernism Housing Estates


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Museum Island

Museum Island in the heart of Berlin is a complex of five museums built on an island in the River Spree over the course of 130 years. Since 1999, the architectural ensemble has been a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Museum island


Berlin has numerous museums, galleries, libraries, orchestras and sporting events. These include the Old National Gallery, the Bode Museum, the Pergamon Museum, the German Historical Museum, the Jewish Museum Berlin, the Natural History Museum, the Humboldt Forum, the Berlin State Library, the Berlin State Opera, the Berlin Philharmonic and the Berlin Marathon.




Other landmarks include the Brandenburg Gate, the Reichstag building, Potsdamer Platz, the Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe, the Berlin Wall Memorial, the East Side Gallery, the Berlin Victory Column, Berlin Cathedral and the Berlin Television Tower - the tallest structure in Germany. 


More information You can find at the Official site of Berlin Tourism


Map of Berlin