Ofen when people think of Berlin initially the numerous landmarks come to mind. The Brandenburg Gate for example is one of the city’s most visited landmarks. The only surviving city gate is today a symbol of German Reunification and is also one of the best examples of German Classicism. It is especially worth taking an evening stroll to Brandenburg Gate which is extensively illuminated. The Alexanderplatz with the famous TV tower makes up the centre of Berlin. At the “Alex” you will find next to a number of shopping opportunities there is also a great number of cafés which are popular meeting places for the locals.
The longest piece of surviving Berlin Wall can be found in East Side Gallery. Over 100 photos from artists around the world document the life on the east side of the wall. The museums island, Checkpoint Charlie and Mauerpark offer lots to see and take you on a unique time travel. Should you during your stay in of our furnished apartments be more interested in an extensive shopping tour then you should not miss out on going to Kaufhaus des Westen. Here different designers and boutiques will provide you with a wide selection of luxury goods. On the gourmet floor, the largest delicatessen department in any department store in the world, you can indulge in an array of delights from across the globe.
The LP12 Mall of Berlin has 270 specialist shops that range from fashion, technology all the way to everyday food items.
The Kurfürstendamm invites you to wander around with family and friends along the 3.5 kilometre long street with exclusive boutiques and well known fashion brands.
The cultural offering in Berlin can be found nearly at every street corner and there will be something matching everybody’s taste. Thanks to the great choice of museums like the Wall Museum or the German Technology Museum there is always something new to discover in the capital. Particularly the Botanical Garden Berlin is an important cultural asset of the city. Here one can see 22,000 different types of plants across 43 hectares making the Botantical Garden Berlin the largest of its kind in Germany and giving it worldwide prominence. The Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra that also has an internationally distinguished reputation regularly attracts large audiences and is also an important cultural landmark of Berlin. Next to these very well known attractions there are also a number of insider tips that make a stay in the capital a great experience.
Especially the gastronomy in the capital is diverse and multi-faceted. Here there is traditional German food, Italian specialities as well as a number of exotic delights offering something for everybody. Particularly sought afer are alternative restaurants that offer vegan or paleo diet dishes. In Prenzlauer Berg the restaurant Lucky Leek mainly serves vegetable based, vegan dishes whilst the restaurant Sauvage is focused on paleo diet food, meaning dishes without wheat, gluten, milk product or vegetable oils. Regardless what you might fancy Berlin is sure to have the right gastronomic offer for you. For some time now a number of street food markets have been held in Berlin becoming popular places to meet up and attracting many culinary friends from across the globe. Why not also pop by and be inspired!
The Princess Gardens in the midst of the capital ensure that all Berliners get to know the process of growing fruit and vegetables. Everybody has the opportunity to help: one can sponsor a patch, put in seeds yourself or buy the produce directly from the source.
In your free time you can either unwind in one of unique furnished apartments or be part of the action in Berlin. Directly at the Pariser Platz you can see some extraordinary wax figures in Madame Tussaud’s Berlin from a number of international and national personalities. A spa visit like to the Club Olympus Spa Fitness in Berlin-Tiergarten will bring the day to a perfect end and take away all the strains and stresses of everyday life. Whether you are seeking a quiet and relaxing or an action-packed and exciting day – here in Berlin you will always find the right offer.
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