Capital of Germany
890 square kilometers
WHEN TO GO
Summer temperatures are around 17-25˚C with lots of rainfalls, autumn and spring vary between 13 ˚C and 18 ˚C, spring 21 and 24 ˚C , and winter temperatures are around 15 ˚C, and winter temperatures are between -2 and 5 ˚C.
Berlin was divided with a wall until 1989
WHAT I LIKE THE MOST
No one cares how do you dress/act
HOW TO GET TO BERLIN
The cheapest tickets are by Eurowings-a (ex Germanwings)
Berlin has an operating metro, buses and trams
BEST ATTRACTIONS AND THOSE ONLY KNOWN TO LOCALS
Brandenburg Tor, Reichstag, Tiergarten, Memorial Park to the Murdered Jews of Europe, Eastside Gallery, Maurepark, Soviet War Memorial, Molecule Men, Aleksanderplatz, Fernsehturm, Potsdametplatz, Sony Center, Berliner Dom, Pergamon Museum, DDR, Neues Museum, Altes Museum, Aquapark, Unter den Linden, Neue Kirsche, Treptower, Tempelhofer Feld, Viktoriapark, Mitte, Kreuzberg, Prenzlauer Berg
THE BEST THINGS AND ACTIVITIES
Strolling down the Kreuzberg, Prenzlauerberg and Mitte. Visiting some of the numerous museums. Those born before ’90s DDR will me among most interesting ones. A trip to Potsdam by train.
My favourite neighbourhoods are Kreuzberg, Mitte and Prenzlauer Berg.
WHERE DO LOCALS GO
Mitte and Kreuzberg
THE BEST ACCOMODATION
Hotel in the city centre, but I prefer Airbnb
THE BEST EATS
Restaurants in Kreuzberg. (But I wasn’t impressed with the Currywurst 36 )
VISAS AND DOCUMENTS
Valid Passport or ID for EU citizens
HEALTH AND SECURITY
No need to worry.
Euro, ATMs all over the city
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