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Berlin Guidefor vistors and residents
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Berlin, Germany's capital
Berlin is the capital of Germany and one of Europe's largest cities. Bearing the scars of a century of upheaval, war and division, it is a vibrant, delightfully unpretentious city with something for everyone, whether backpacker or jetsetter.
This guide, created by a long-time Berlin resident, aims to provide you with the information you need to plan a successful Berlin trip. As well as the classic tourist destinations such as the Brandenburg Gate, we cover some out-of-the way places you won't find in the standard guidebooks.
This guide is divided up into thematic sections - see the menu on the left, or our quick overviews below. And the search function is the quickest way to find specific keywords.
Welcome to Germany's capital city
Berlin-Schönefeld International Airport SXF
Airport Berlin Brandenburg International (BBI)
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