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Visit Berlin

Berlin is a city rich in history and architecture, with some of the most iconic buildings and monuments of any European city. A true cultural capital, the city boasts more than 150 museums, five of which are located on the UNESCO-protected "Museum Island". While it is very much aware of its heritage, Berlin is very modern and forward-looking, with wonderfully diverse café and restaurant culture and a vibrant nightlife.



Tourist favorites in Berlin

Reichstag building

The Reichstag building is an historical edifice constructed to house the Reichstag, parliament of the German Empire. It was opened in 1894 and housed the Reichstag until 1933, when it was severely damaged in a fire. The ruined building was partially refurbished in the 1960s, but no attempt at full restoration was made until German reunification on October 3, 1990. It underwent a reconstruction led by internationally renowned architect Norman Foster. After its completion in 1999, it once again became the meeting place of the German parliament - the modern Bundestag.
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Stasi Museum

The Stasi Museum, located in the Lichtenberg locality, is a research and memorial centre concerning the political system of the former East Germany. It is housed in the former headquarters of the Stasi, on Ruschestraße. The centrepiece of the exhibition is the office and working quarters of the former Minister of State Security.
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Berliner Philharmonie

The Berliner Philharmonie is a concert hall as well as home to the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra, standing on the south edge of the city's Tiergarten. The building is notable for both its acoustics and its architecture and comprises a 2,440-seat Großer Saal used for orchestral concerts and a 1,180-seat chamber-music hall, the Kammermusiksaal. The Hall, a singular building, was constructed by Hans Scharoun in 1960-63 to replace the old Philharmonie, destroyed by British bombers on 30 January 1944.
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Gemäldegalerie

The Gemäldegalerie, one of the most popular visitor attractions in Berlin, is an art museum and one of the Berlin State Museums. The museum first opened its doors in 1830 and was rebuilt in 1998.

The Gemäldegalerie holds one of the world's leading collections of European art from the 13th century to the 18th century. Its collection includes masterpieces from such artists as Albrecht Dúrer, Lucas Cranach, Hans Holbein, Rogier van der Weyden, Jan van Eyck, Raphael, Titian, Caravaggio, Peter Paul Rubens, Rembrandt and Johannes Vermeer.
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Museum Island

Museum Island, the site of the old city of Cölln and one of top must visit attractions of Berlin, is the northern part of an island lying in the Spree river in the central Mitte district.

The Museum Island is home to the complex of five internationally significant museums added to the UNESCO list of World Heritage Sites in 1999. The island, tracing its roots back to 1841, also comprises the Lustgarten park and the Berlin Cathedral.
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Great hotels in Berlin

Eastern Comfort Hostel Boat

Moored a mere 10 metres from the East Side Gallery and a short stroll from the Oberbaumbrücke, Eastern Comfort Hostel Boat Berlin is situated in a lively part of the city, on the borders of the Friedrichshain and Kreuzberg areas. The centrally located Mitte district can furthermore be reached in 10 minutes using public transport. Temporarily, the Western Comfort boat offering additional cabins is moored 100 meters from the Easter Comfort main boat. Eastern Comfort Hostel Boat Berlin is a ship with three decks. The upper deck has an area where it is possible to pitch a tent in the summer months. Berlin Hostel Boat Eastern Comfort furthermore has a breakfast area and lounge. Every Wednesday guests have free entrance to the language party held here: a vibrant exchange of language and culture with live music. The multi-lingual staff can furthermore offer advice on the city’s hotspots and arrange a free boat trip on the Spree. The lower deck of the Eastern Comfort has 16 single, double, triple and quadruple 2nd class rooms with portholes and built-in wardrobe. The 1st class cabins are located on the middle deck and have two large windows. They are available with a double bed or a single bed. Furthermore, all these cabins have en-suite bathrooms. There is also the Western Comfort boat offering 2nd class double and triple bed cabins with large windows and shared bathroom facilities.
 

Goldmarie Berlin

Located in Friedrichshain in the east side of the city centre, Goldmarie Berlin is within walking distance to the Berlin Wall. A short walk down Warschauer Strasse leads to the famous East Side Gallery, which runs along Mühlenstrasse up to the Ostbahnhof. A popular arena for large-scale events in Berlin, O2 World is also accessible within a five minute walk of the hotel. Nearby ‘Warschauer Strasse’ S-Bahn station provides direct access to Alexanderplatz and many more attractions. After a long day sightseeing in the city, the interior lounge is a great place to relax. For your comfort Hotel Goldmarie can also make your life easier with a laundry service, tour desk and ticket booking service as well as a cash machine on site. Complimentary wireless Internet is accessible throughout the property.  Other services such as 24hour front desk, safety deposit box and shuttle service are also available. Rooms in Goldmarie Berlin have characteristic high ceilings and a range of comfortable furnishings. You can choose between a private room or a bed in a dormitory, and some rooms have en-suite bathrooms. Each room is heated; private rooms enjoy a rich selection of amenities including blackout curtains, a work desk and a television. 
 

Bornholmer Hof

Bornholmer Hof is a city center Berlin hotel located in the area of Prenzlauer Berg with Berlin's entertainment, shopping and business districts all on its doorstep. Berlin Wall Memorial is nearby and ou will be within easy reach of Reichstag Building and German Chancellery. Also close by are Brandenburg Gate and Alexanderplatz. This Prenzlauer Berg hotel in Berlin offers shopping on site, a safe deposit box at the front desk and coffee in the lobby. If you are visiting Germany for business or on vacation, make sure to take some time to relax as you will find a sauna and a steam room on offer. Guests can make use of the wireless Internet access that is provided free of charge. Other amenities include a front desk available during limited hours, a patio and a garden.
 

Greifswald

Located in the historical district, Greifswald is a hotel in the area of Prenzlauer Berg, Berlin. There are many great attractions nearby, including Brandenburg Gate, Alexanderplatz, TV Tower and Nikolaikirche. Also close by are Berlin Cathedral and Museum Island. This 3.0-star Prenzlauer Berg hotel, Berlin offers shopping on site, complimentary wireless Internet access and a 24-hour front desk. Other amenities include complimentary newspapers in the lobby and a garden.  
 

Old Town Apartments - Gartenstrasse

Old Town Apartments – Gartenstrasse Berlin is conveniently located near the centre of the city. Nordbahnhof train station is just around the corner and Zinnowitzer Strasse metro station is also easily reached on foot, allowing you to quickly and easily reach the entire city. Old Town Apartments – Gartenstrasse Berlin is situated in a contemporary building with an elevator so your apartment is easy to access. This location offers apartments that can accommodate up to 4 or up to 6 people. They are fitted with large windows to create a bright and spacious atmosphere. The apartments have been refurbished and now feature a modern design. They feature a fully fitted kitchen, bathrooms and well-equipped dining areas. Some of the apartments have two balconies. Furthermore, the bed linen, Wi-Fi and towels are all included free of charge, making the Old Town Apartments – Gartenstrasse in Berlin a perfect place for a carefree stay.
 



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