Berlin Tourism Links
There’s lots to see and do on a trip to Berlin, and in fact, the whole of Germany, so here are a few links to help you find out more about this fascinating country.
Germany Tourism is packed with information about not only Berlin, but also the rest of Germany with information about culture and events, activities, parks, castles, gardens, places of interest, and a fantastic interactive map of Germany where you can zoom in and out to see exactly where things are.
Berlin International, on the other hand, has loads of great information specific to the city of Berlin. Visit this official site to find out all about accommodation, attractions, sightseeing, events, museums, shopping, there’s even an A-Z.
Fancy spending New Year at the Brandenburg Gate? This year, next year, it really doesn’t matter, it’s always one of the best places to see in the New Year, with thousands of revellers enjoying fireworks and live music. Of course, the Brandenburg Gate is well worth visiting, whatever time of year you happen to be in Berlin.
Checkpoint Charlie is a much visited symbol of the once divided city, and now thousands of tourists flock there every year with their cameras taking snapshots of the reconstructed soldier’s posts and guardhouse. There’s even a museum where you can find out about the troubled past of this German landmark, and also the positive future. Find out all about the rise and fall of the Berlin wall, right where it happened.
The Natural History Museum of Berlin is certainly somewhere not to be missed on your visit to this exciting city. Even if you’re not keen on looking at small creatures pickled in jars, there are more than 300 million exhibits so there’s sure to be something to take your fancy.