Nov 14, 2020 | 0 Comments|
SEVEN REASONS TO VISIT BERLIN
Berlin, Germany, is a fantastic choice for a city break and best of all it's perfect at any time of the year. Packed with amazing sights, modern transports links, and plenty to see and do, there are many reasons to visit Berlin, but we are going to name only seven of them:
Less Expensive than Other European Capitals
One of the main reasons the German capital is so popular is that it is still one of Europe's cheapest city break destinations. Perfect for those looking to travel to Berlin on a budget and looking for a base to explore the city from.
With two airports for those visiting Berlin, Tegal Airport, and Schonefeld Airport, flights to this exciting city are abundant, keeping flight prices pretty low. Schonefeld Airport is associated with what we call budget airlines and is a bit further away from the city's center and has many cheaper hotels and hostels in the area.
Lots of Museums and Other Attractions
Are you a culture buff? You have picked the right place to see some fascinating museums!
Alte Nationalgalerie Museum is not only one to visit for the range of displays hosted here but the building itself is absolutely striking.
Constructed in renaissance and neoclassical architecture, the Alte Nationalgalerie is home to some of the finest sculptures, paintings and historical artifacts from the 19th century.
Delicious Local and International Cuisine
Food is everywhere in Berlin, and they are proud to serve their famous dishes for those visiting the city to try.
Local dishes that are pretty much well-known world wide include the German favorite Currywurst, Konigsberger Klopse, and Schnitzel.
Eating out in Berlin is amazingly cheap, yes you do have your high end restaurants but you can mix with the locals and try many dishes without breaking the bank.
If you are looking for a high end restaurant, maybe to celebrate a special occasion whilst here in Berlin international restaurants are popular.
You will find Indian, Mexican, Spanish, African, and many more national themed places to eat in Berlin.
Events and Festivals
With so much to see and do, it's worth a Berlin city break just for the fantastic festivals and events that are held throughout the year.
Christmas markets are must-attend venues, combining food and drink while set in a Christmas wonderland; this is a truly magical time of year to visit.
St Patrick's day in Berlin gets bigger and better every year as the city turns green for fun, food, drink and celebration.
Festival of Lights is by far one of the most visited festivals in the city as the monuments and streets are decorated for a stunning display of light.
Are you a music lover? If yes then Jazzfest Berlin held in November is the go to event for all Jazz enthusiasts.
As with any major capital city, the nightlife scene here in Berlin is second to none with a blend of nightclubs, bars, discos and themed fun pubs.
Visiting Berlin for the nightlife gives you the best of both worlds where you can enjoy the tourist party scene and relax and enjoy the local nightlife.
You will find nightlife to suit everyone in Berlin, chic cocktail bars, late night local taverns, German tourist bars, superclubs and many more.
If it's a hip club you want try Waterside, home of top DJs and set in panoramic riverside settings.
All night clubbing you want, Tresor is a 3 floor superclub situated in a former heating plant, a must for the diehard party animal.
Many of the bars around the city host live music and are great for that local feel, cheap drinks and welcoming atmosphere make these places great for a night out.
Germany is home to world famous beer and making Berlin your choice of destination will get you access to the best beers available.
You may have asked why the beer is so good in Germany compared to other countries and this is down to a 500 year old law they have with the purity.
Another reason the beer is world famous, this is a country where the beer is cheaper than the water and over the years they have perfected the beers.
Beers that you may already know include Becks, Warsteiner, and Krombacher, but there are many local brands worth trying.
Dunkel, Berliner Weisse and Bockbier are top Berlin beers, strong and can be found in most pubs in the city.
Plenty of green areas
Berlin's beauty is that it is not just an excellent option for a quick getaway but is also family-friendly and has lots of parks and recreational areas for all to enjoy.
If you are looking for open areas, lots of green space, ideal for picnics, then a visit to Treptower Park is recommended.
A vast park home to an observatory, the park itself is set in stunning surroundings alongside the River Spree.
Various historical monuments, gardens, and BBQ areas are located in the park, and throughout the year, many events and attractions for visitors to enjoy.
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