Discovering Berlin – A Popular Tourist Destination

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Berlin has been transformed into world city of culture, politics, science and media after fall of Berlin wall in 1989. It has a population of 3.5 million people, is second most populous city of Europe and is the largest city of Germany. It has magnificent architecture, culture, entertainment, shopping and nightlife.

Hotel Adlon Outside - Berlin
Hotel Adlon Outside – Berlin

Reichstag (Parliament Building)

Reichstag is a historical building and was constructed in 1922 for providing meeting place of German Parliament. It was abandoned after getting severely damaged in fire. After reunification of East and West Berlin on 3 October 1990, Sir Norman Foster, British architect, designed and reconstructed Reichstag’s famous roof glass dome. You must visit Berlin using a Goibibo coupon to get best prices.

Checkpoint Charlie Museum

It is a famous tourist attraction and is also known as Haus am Checkpoint Charlie or Mauermuseum. Name has been derived from the crossing checkpoint between the East and West Germany. Important displays include history of Berlin Wall, stories of escapees from East Germany, photographs and recordings of the successful attempts of escape and escape equipment like getaway cars, chairlifts and miniature submarine. Goibibo hotels coupons can be very handy while making your travel plans.

Kaufhaus des Westens (Department Store of the West)

It is fully modernized and furnished Department Store which is Europe’s largest and classiest department store of Germany. The Jewish owner sold it towards end of war and was almost destroyed on an American aircraft crashing into it. It now has seven-floor shopping heaven and is famous for restaurants, beer bars and champagne bars.

Bar Lounge Hotel - Berlin
Bar Lounge Hotel – Berlin

Charlottenburg Palace

This palace has beautiful gardens and is one of top tourist attraction of Berlin. It is the largest palace in Berlin and is only surviving royal residence pertaining to Hohenzollern family era. It was further expended during 18th century with exquisite baroque and internal decorations were organized.

Memorial to Murdered Jews of Europe

This is an exclusive memorial for six million Jewish victims that were killed in Holocaust. It is located near the Brandenburg Gate in Berlin and holds grid of 2711 slabs of concrete called stelae. Memorial has no paths and can be entered from all the sides. Check out www.couponmama.in to know more about the travel deals and coupons.

Brandenburger Tor (Brandenburg Gate)

This was built in late 18th century and was designed as triumphal arch for the king Frederick Wilhelm ll. This is only gate out of 14 now available for entering Berlin. It is located at the junction of Unter den linden and Ebertstrabe facing Pariser Platz. It was desolated when Berlin Wall was built but was restored in 2002 by Berlin Monument Conservation Foundation.

Hotel John - Berlin
Hotel John – Berlin

Siegessaule

It is a 60meter high old monument from the top of which the visitors can have a breathtaking view of city center of Berlin. 285 steps have to be climbed for reaching top as there are no elevators but it is still worth it. Statue of Victoria has been installed at top of monument.

Berliner Fernsehturm

It is tallest TV tower measuring 368 meters high in Germany and is main tourist attraction. It also has a revolving restaurant and observation deck which is 203 meter high with visibility of 42 kilometers on clear day.