Berlin is the Capital of Germany, and it is one of the largest cities in Europe. The history is Berlin is very interesting, under the rule of the Prussian kings, it reaches its maximum splendour and most of its main avenues, squares, palaces, museums and theatres where built during this stage.
In the 20's of last century the city became the a cultural centre of Europe. But after the Second World War it was divided, and the city became known for the famous Berlin Wall, which even remains as a testimony of what happened during these sad years.
Nowadays we can move freely in what used to be two cities and admire places like Ku Damm Avenue, always full of atmosphere during day and night, with the memorial, or walk the Unter den Linden Avenue.
Palaces, Cathedrals, Museums and Theatres
Berlin has many Palaces, Cathedrals, museums and theatres to visit, to name some of the places you can visit we can mention the Berlin Cathedral or the Berliner Dom, which although it has never been the seat of a Bishop it is known by this name, the Hedwig's Cathedral, the Berlin State Opera, the Bode Museum and the Pergamon Museum.
Palaces are also places to admire in Berlin, like Charlottenburg or the Reichstag, as well as neighbourhoods such as Hansa with the big theatres, opera and concert halls.
The Brandenburg Gate is a must if you plan to visit Berlin, located in the western part of Berlin, it is the junction of the Eberstrabe Street and Unter den Linden Avenue. Near the Brandenburg Gate you have lots of places to visit like the Pariser Platz, the Holocaust Memorial and the Reichstag building.
Topographie des Terror
Today we see a XXI century Berlin, futuristic and free, a city in which the most prestigious architects have helped to rebuild a city with a lot of history.