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Berlin amazing museums city
cultural capital of Central and Eastern Europe
Not only amazing museums, bold new architecture and stately palaces make up the sights Berlin impresses with – it is the history of Berlin Germany which could not be more dramatic. Major milestones after the 2nd World War were the division into four occupation zones and the rise of the Berlin Wall built in 1961, which separated West Berlin from East Berlin until the German Unification in 1990.
Built on sand on around the banks of the river Spree,Berlin has been one of Europe’s most influential economic, cultural and political centres – for better or worse – since it's origins as a trading post in the 13th century.
It was capital of both the Prussian and the German Empire until World War I uprooted the Hohenzollern dynasty, which had ruled since the 15th Century.
After the War the Weimer Republic was established and Berlin enjoyed a period of unprecedented prosperity and creativity – known as the ‘Golden Twenties’. Berlin Germany is packed with endless sights, Berlin is the German capital and the country's largest metropolis.
As a center of politics and culture Berlin Germany belongs to the most important and vibrant European cities. In the 30s however the German economy was collapsing and a accumulation of socio-political reasons saw Hitler and the Nazi party seize power.
With the fall of the Wall, Berlin became the capital of unified Germany and a building boom began in the 1990s that included more than 30 major construction works in the east of the city.
It has also become to be considered by many as the cultural capital of Central and Eastern Europe, excelling in every field but in particular those of dance/electronic music, contemporary art and dance, and classical and orchestral music.It's located in eastern Germany.
Berlin has three opera houses, over 150 theatres and playhouses, over 170 museums and collections and over 200 private galleries.
Berlin also occupies a special place in Europe as an extremely liberal, socially progressive and tolerant city, placed in the heart of the continent, where East meets West.
Berlin is a world city of culture, politics, media, and science. Its economy is primarily based on the service sector, encompassing a diverse range of creative industries, media corporations, congress and convention venues. Berlin serves as a continental hub for air and rail transport, and is one of the most visited tourist destinations in the EU.
Significant industries include IT, pharmaceuticals, biomedical engineering, biotechnology, optoelectronics, traffic engineering, and renewable energy.