About Berlin

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The Fernsehturm, the television tower in the city centre of Berlin and the tallest structure in the city stands close Alexanderplatz and is a part of the World Federation of Great Towers (WFGT). Standing tall at a height of 368 meters, the tower is easily visible throughout the central and some suburban districts of Berlin. The Fernsehturm is the fourth tallest freestanding structure in Europe, after Moscow’s Ostankino Tower, the Kiev TV Tower and the Riga Radio and TV Tower. There is a visitor platform and a revolving restaurant in the middle of the sphere. The visitor platform is at … Continue reading

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Berlin uses a zone system and the public transport system (U, S-Bahn, bus, tram) uses a common ticket. Standard tickets (€ 2.30 for A and B) are valid for any travel within two hours of validation, in a single direction, within the appropriate fare zones. There is no limit to transfers. For a single journey you can buy a cheap Kurzstrecke for €1.40, but this is only valid for 3 stops on the U-Bahn or S-Bahn (six stops by bus or tram); no transfers are permitted. Several options are available for unlimited travel but zones A and B are the … Continue reading

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The two separate entities of Berlin that existed before the Wall has now become one once again and now there is hardly a trace left of the former east-west division. The Berlin Wall, which was given the propagandistic name “Anti-Fascist Protective Wall”, was an almost impermeable border until it fell on November 9th, 1989. Today, many locations and museums pay homage to the stories of the divided city and tourists. Traces of the wall are still found in Berlin. Later, a number of museums began to dedicate themselves to the Berlin Wall and the history associated with it and are … Continue reading

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The Bellevue Palace  in Berlin, located on the northern edge of the Großer Tiergarten park, along the right bank of the Spree and close to the Brandenburg Gate, the Victory Column and the Bundestag, is the official residence of the President of Germany and has been so since 1994. It was originally constructed to serve as a summer home to the younger brother of King Friedrich II, Ferdinand of Prussia. Built and finished in1786, this palace features remarkable architecture and comprises of a long main building and two wings- a women’s wing and a Spree wing. Its façade has a … Continue reading

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Berlin has a rich heritage of historical buildings and sites and the Reichstag building happens to be a historical edifice in Berlin, Germany, which was constructed to house the Reichstag, parliament of the German Empire. It served as the house for Reichstag from 1894 to 1933, when a fire broke out to causing much damage to the building. The exact cause or the culprit behind the fire is still unknown but the Communists were blamed for it them. It gave a boost to Hitler’s Party, the NSDAP, who would soon come to power. The building was damaged even more at … Continue reading

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The Brandenburg gate in Berlin is situated in Pariser Platz 1 10117 Berlin. To reach there you can take the metro from Metro Stop Unter den Linden (S1, S2), or take Bus #100. It is cost free and so attracts even more tourists. Also, it is one of the most important landmarks of Germany and so automatically becomes a must see. The period when this gate rose to fame was the cold war. It marked the division of Berlin and Germany as it stands between East and West Germany. This gate became a symbol of Germany’s violent past and also … Continue reading

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•    Overview of the Hotel: The hotel is located at the Berlin’s historic Friedrichstrasse and provides a large spa, pretty grounds, and a unique lobby having the big staircase. The Brandenburg Gate is about 10-minutes walk away from there. The Westin Grand Berlin is the winner of the World Travel Award 2010. The hotel’s Relish Restaurant & Bar provides the modern food with French and Asian influences. A rich breakfast buffet is too provided there in the Coelln restaurant every day. The lobby bar provides the panoramic views from the windows. The hotel has total 400 rooms and it is … Continue reading

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Mediaspree is known as to be the largest and one of the biggest property investment projects in Berlin. The purpose of this project is to develop space and infrastructure for telecommunication companies along a section and about the banks of the river Spree in order to force an urban renewal of the surrounding areas there on. One of the core thrust of this project is to convert the unused or temporarily occupied real estate to be transformed into office building, lofts, hotel and other such related new structures and buildings. Though implementation of the project was to be forced into … Continue reading

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•  Overview of the Hotel: This exclusive five star hotel there is located at    Kurfürstendamm shopping street in Berlin. The world famous Gedächtniskirche church is situated about 655 yards away from there. The Kempinski Bristol’s stylish restaurant in the hotel serves international dishes, and the brasserie offers light and simple cuisine. The Bristol Bar also provided a wider range of drinks, from wine to beer. The Recreational facilities at the Kempinski involve an indoor pool, a sauna, a steam room and a gym. Massages are also available here. The Uhlandstraße subway station is located about a few steps away from … Continue reading

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Institute for Media and Communication Policy (IfM) was established as an independent research institute in 2005, the institute on account of its policies and with objective to work in the particular area was expanded to Berlin and had its one branch started working in Berlin Charlottenburg on February 2006. As according to its roles and duties the IFM is Europe’s only research institute that is entirely dedicated to issues and topics related to the media and communication polices. The funding of the institute is generated from the prominent German public and private media groups. Some of the premier scientific group … Continue reading

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•    Overview of the Hotel:This is the hotel with modern accommodations, spa facilities and a café and bar with a panoramic view all around.  The hotel is located at a short tram ride about from Alexanderplatz square. andel’s Berlin has specialties in serving the restaurant, breakfast in Delight, a buffet-style restaurant, and daytime snacks in Oscar’s Brasserie. The hotel has about 557 rooms. •    Amenities at the Hotel: With respect to the amenities in the hotel one can enjoy the general facilities as restaurant, bar, 24-hour front desk, newspapers,       terrace, non-smoking rooms, rooms/facilities for disabled guests,       elevator, express check-in/check-out, safe, … Continue reading

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The coat of arms of Berlin is extensively used for and is employed as for the representation and identity to the German City. Tough the different boroughs in Berlin use their different emblems and in such circumstances where a number of options were available to the city, the symbol of Bear had to struggle too much to place it at the respected spot for enjoying it at the current time. For centuries, bear had to share the spotlight with the eagles of Brandenburg and Prussia on Berlin’s coats of arms and seals. After the structuring and deployment of the constitution … Continue reading

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•    Overview of the Hotel: As about 220 yards away form the Kürfurstendamm shopping street, this particular 5-star hotel in the Charlottenburg district of Berlin provides the luxurious rooms, 2 international restaurants, and a spa center with having an indoor pool. The hotel is recently renovated in 2010. The Augsburger Strasse and Kurfürstendamm subway stations are about the 5-minutes walk away from there. They provide services to all sights and the ICC convention center. Food from the hotel bakery is available on the terrace. Hotel has about 397 rooms and it is the chain of Steigenberger Hotels & Resorts. •    … Continue reading

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The Staatsoper Unter den Linden is a German opera company whose permanent residence is situated at the Unter den Linden Boulevard in the Mitte district of Berlin that even hosts the Staatskapelle Berlin orchestra. With perspective of historical background of the place, King Frederick II of Prussia after the short time of his succession to the throne constructed the building at the site. Construction to the opera started on July 1741 on the basis of design by Georg Wenzeslaus von Knobelsdorff to be the first part of a “Forum Fredericianum” on present-day Bebelplatz. Though the opera was not completed to … Continue reading

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•  Overview of the Hotel: This hotel provides grand gourmet restaurant and a free pool that along with Jacuzzi. It is located across about the Berlin Zoo and a four minute walk away from the memorial church and the Kurfürstendamm shopping street. The hotel has a piano bar and a breakfast room as looking towards the Berlin Zoo. The Creative cuisine there is served at the First floor restaurant that even has a Michelin star. Zoologischer Garten Station is about 5 minute walk away from Hotel Palace Berlin. It provides easy access to Schönefeld Airport and Tegel Airport. There are … Continue reading

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Berghain is a Berlin nightclub, which is recognized and is popular and also is named for its location between Kreuzberg and Friedrichshain. Philip Sherburne a noted popular cult musicians has named and it has quite possibly the current world capital of techno, much as E-Werk or Tresor that was there at the respective heydays and the best times. The club is located in a former power plant in Friedrichshain that is situated behind the Berlin Ostbahnhof railway station. The building can be differentiated from other structures due to the massive dimensions that it keeps. It is too tough to adjust … Continue reading

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•    Overview of the Hotel: This 5-star hotel in Berlin is located hardly away from the Berlin Zoo and the Kurfurstendamm shopping street. The hotel has a very attractive terrace that let Guests to enjoy and relax on the terrace during the summer. Zoologischer Garten S-Bahn train station is located hardly 10-minutes  walk away from the Pullman Schweizerhof. There on-site parking is too available. The hotel has around 384 rooms and it is the chain of the Pullman Hotels and Resorts. •    Amenities in Hotel: With reference to services in the hotel the major ones are consisted of room service, … Continue reading

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Overview of the Hotel: Prenzlauer Berg is one of Berlin’s trendiest districts, with its lively bars, diverse restaurants and thriving art scene. Pay a visit to the Kollwitzplatz neighbourhood, where you will find the historic Wasserturm (water tower) and lots of stylish bars and restaurants. The adjacent Helmholtzplatz area is a great place to be on market days. Colourful boutiques and Berlin’s oldest beer garden – the Prater Garten, are located on nearby Kastanienallee. You can watch a show at the Kulturbrauerei (former brewery), which also is the starting point for organised cycle tours through Berlin. A stay in Prenzlauer … Continue reading

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Overview of the Hotel: This 3-star Superior hotel is 2 subway stops from the Kurfürstendamm shopping street and the ICC convention center. Nearby is Charlottenburg. Located in western Berlin, this elegant district is home to the historic Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church and famous Kurfürstendamm boulevard with its countless shops and boutiques.  Spend time at the Europa-Center, the city’s first shopping mall, or Berlin’s popular zoo. Other highlights include the Theater des Westens (Berlin’s oldest musical theatre), the Deutsche Oper (German Opera House) and the notorious Bahnhof Zoo station, which used to be the capital’s main railway station. Charlottenburg Palace and … Continue reading

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The Neue Synagoge (New Synagogue) was constructed during 1859 and 1866 in Berlin as the primary synagogue of the Berlin Jewish community, on Oranienburger Straße. Due to the magnificent Moorish style it has adopted and likeliness to the Alhambra it is considered as an important historical and architectural monument of the second half of the 19th century in Berlin.The building was designed by Eduard Knoblauch and due to his illness, the construction of the structure passed away to the Friedrich August Stüler as he took responsibility for the majority of construction as well as for the interior arrangement and design … Continue reading

In and around Berlin

Districts

Berlin City Centre 28 Hotels

Charlottenburg 61 Hotels

Friedrichshain 26 Hotels

Gesundbrunnen 11 Hotels

Köpenick 8 Hotels

Kreuzberg 16 Hotels

Lichtenberg 2 Hotels

Marzahn-Hellersdorf 35 Hotels

Mitte 61 Hotels

Neukölln 7 Hotels

Pankow 42 Hotels

Prenzlauer Berg 28 Hotels

Reinickendorf 6 Hotels

Schöneberg 14 Hotels

Spandau 7 Hotels

Steglitz 9 Hotels

Tempelhof 42 Hotels

Tiergarten 23 Hotels

Wedding 10 Hotels

Weißensee 67 Hotels

Wilmersdorf 22 Hotels

Zehlendorf 51 Hotels