Berlin, Germany’s capital, is home to 3.6 million people. No stranger to history, this energetic city dates back to the 13th century. …
Berlin, Germany’s capital, is home to 3.6 million people. No stranger to history, this energetic city dates back to the 13th century.
The city has a vibrant art scene and many museums and sights that provide a window to the city’s rich history. One for the nature lovers, Berlin is located in an area of low-lying marshy woodlands on the banks of the River Spree and Havel and one third of the city’s area is composed of parks, forests, lakes, rivers and gardens.
Home to many universities, sporting events, museums, music festivals, nightlife and diverse architecture, Berlin is a great location for the tourist that loves to explore. The diverse styles of architecture stand as a memory of the city’s rich history. Visit Museum Island where you can visit the three renowned museums – Pergamon Museum, the Altes and the Bode. Many other museums, including the splendid art museum Gemaeldegalerie, can be found in the square, Potsdamer Platz. Experience more history at one of the many churches that dot the city. Make sure not to miss the Berlin Cathedral (Berliner Dom), the largest and most important, and Berlin’s famous landmark, Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church with its damaged tower.
Then there is the Berlin Wall – something almost every visitor to Germany would want to see. The wall was a barrier that divided Berlin from 1961 to 1989. The demolition of the wall began in 1990 and was completed in 1992.Today, not much remains of the barrier but visitors can still understand the impact the wall had by visiting what is left of the wall. Today, the two halves of the city are visually merged so perfectly that it is difficult to tell East from West. Visit the East Side Gallery, a 1.3km section of the wall and a collection of 105 paintings that form the largest open-air gallery in the world. The gallery features drawings by international artists on the east side of the Berlin Wall.
Berlin has its own triumphal arch, much like many European cities, called the Brandenburg Gate. This 18th century neoclassical arch is one of the most acclaimed landmarks in Germany. It makes a beautiful backdrop for photographs.
If the weather allows, visit Treptower Park. Although not central, the park is easily reachable on a short train journey. Beautiful statues and a relaxing atmosphere make for a lovely summer’s afternoon. If you want to continue enjoying the great outdoors visit Berlin’s urban beaches including Oststrand, Strandbad Wannsee, Beach at the Box and the Traumstrand Berlin, which is very central. Berlin’s urban beaches including Oststrand, Strandbad Wannsee, Beach at the Box and the extremely central Traumstrand Berlin. There is also Strandbar Mitte which is right by Museum Island.
Berlin has a wealth of edifices including the Reichstag Building. At the very top, at the dome, you can take in spectacular views of Berlin. You can even grab a bite at their rooftop restaurant – just make sure to make a reservation beforehand. Panoramic vistas can also be enjoyed from the Berlin V Tower.
Berlin is a melting point of cultures – a cosmopolitan metropolis that hosts some of the most interesting exhibitions. The economy is booming in industries such as pharmaceuticals, T, electronics, construction and many others. In September, 2016, Berlin will host the OsiSoft Conference. The three day conference will bring together over 1000 professionals from 50 countries and over 400 organisations. The conference is organized in three parts – Operational Intelligence, Industry Forum and TechCon and will run from September 26th-29th. Maestro will be building an exhibition booth for a client in Berlin, Germany at OsiSoft. For more information on trade show booths in Germany and around the world, contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.