Berlin museums might house the iconic Nefertiti bust, the Ishtar gate of ancient Babylon or Rembrandt masterpieces, but they still trail global counterparts in popularity — and the coronavirus is making things worse. Millions of euros have been poured into the institutions, yet the 19 museums managed by the Prussian Cultural Heritage Foundation (SPK) attracted just 4.2 million visitors last year, while the Louvre alone drew 9.6 million.
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Accessible cities: Europe’s top wheelchair-friendly holidays; Jemma Porter; Skyscanner’s Travel Blog
Packed with accessible cultural attractions, these are the must-visit cities in Europe for wheelchair-friendly holidays. Read on for Skyscanner’s top tips.
Berlin’s Museum Island celebrates 20 years of UNESCO status; Elisabeth Yorck von Wartenburg; Deutsche Welle
A trip to Berlin wouldn’t be complete without a side visit to Potsdam. What an unexpected surprise for me. I had no idea that Potsdam had such a beautiful…
Planning a trip to Germany? Here’s where to go, what to see and what to eat if you only have 48 hours in Germany’s capital city, Berlin.
Berlin inaugurated a new addition to its UNESCO-listed Museum Island on Thursday, after a construction delay lasting several years and at costs that were twice the budgeted sum.
World Traveler: Germany’s Berlin is a pragmatic yet cosmopolitan place with top global cuisine; Denys Krasnikov; KyivPost
BERLIN — A city of hipsters, Berlin only looks chaotic — behind the scenes, it runs like a clock. Germany has the world’s fourth-largest economy, so one might expect its capital, Berlin, with 3.6 million people, to be an ultramodern metropolis. But it’s not. As the city comes into view from the train window, one […]
BERLIN ON A BUDGET: FREE Itinerary & Travel Guide 2018; Vins Carlos; The Poor Traveler Itinerary Blog
This wouldn’t have been my first time in Berlin. When we were backpacking across Europe, our initial plan was to stop in Berlin for a week. But because of…
A first-time visit to Berlin is bound to be an absolutely incredible experience, filled with an eclectic mix of history, culture and gorgeous sights, it’s a city that intrigues yet embraces us visitors with open arms.
Whether you’re going for a long weekend, a week or even months, it’s likely you’ll be scrambling for time to catch all the places in this vibrant city… especially if you keep stopping for a cheeky currywurst and a tipple or two!
Just like other German cities like Hamburg and Cologne, Berlin has a pretty diverse mix of sights that you must see on your first visit with a hefty proportion being included in Germany’s Top 100 sights to see as chosen by visitors actually exploring the country.