City Guide Berlin, Germany

Visiting Berlin

While it was synonymous with a divided Germany for so many years in the past, Berlin now symbolizes the unification of the country. Today the German Parliament sits here to discuss issues affecting the country just footsteps away from the Brandenburg Gate, a reminder of both division and unity. The German capital also makes for the perfect city destination, with plenty to do both before and after dark.

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Berlin Podcasts

Berlin - On Museumsinsel

Located at the top of Unter den Linden in Berlin, Museumsinsel is where you will find the German capital's main museums. These include the Altes Museum and Pergamonmuseum. In this podcast Hostelworld.com's Colm Hanratty speaks to Mechtild Kronenburg from the National Museums of Berlin to find out about these museums and more.

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Germany Videos

How to save money in Munich

Our video for Munich has five really useful tips on how to save money there.

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Berlin Pocket Guide

Berlin Pocket Guide

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Berlin City Reviews

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    Wonderfull city! Many historical places to see. Another highlight of the city are the modern buildings that were incorporated into the old city.

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    GO. its amazing, dosnt matter what your into, you can have it here. nightlife, shopping, art, urbex, cafe culture, history upon history. its amazing, and the vibe of the city is amazing. go go go.

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    Nice city!

    We didn't spend too much time in Berlin, but what we saw was very nice. Lots of history and they are busy rebuilding lots. Many different food choices.

    Insider Tip:Take a walking tour if you're there for a short period. It was a great way to see the city and learn more.

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    Amazing city

    There's so much to do and see in Berlin which makes it such an amazing city. You can gawk at marvelous architecture by day and enjoy the pulsating nightlife til sundown!

    Insider Tip:none

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    Spend alot of time here

    Cheap transport, cheap food, accommodation is also cheap. Cheap cheap cheap! But spend a few days here.

    Insider Tip:Eat before you get to the airport to take off. There's nothing there.

Germany: Itinerary

Berlin is Germany's best known city due to its turbulent history. But that's all in the past now and Berlin is a city looking forward. It offers travellers the perfect mix of sightseeing, history and culture. On top of that it has a stomping nightlife and endless (yet reasonable) restaurants.

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