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Why Berlin? Because it is a paradise to enjoy and relax. City in transformation, capital, fashionable metropolis full of historical heritage, cultural center, oasis for business and much more... It is a colorful and vivid city no matter when you come. After the Second World War city has risen up rapidly and now is more than ready to reveal its secrets. No matter for what reason you are visiting Berlin, everything except the boredom can be found.
Berlin discovers all its complicated history every step you make. After visiting its old town and center, don't forget to discover the other top-sights. They include: Brandenburg Gate - probably the most famous landmark of Berlin. This multi-arched gateway represents the old divide between east and west. Olympisstadion - one of Europe's most up-to-date multifunctional arenas, Sealife Center and Aquadom - a waterworld with lots of fishes and 30 pools, and Zitadelle Spandau - one of the best preserved fortress buildings from the High Renaissance. In addition, do not forget to visit the most unique museum in the world: take a look at the real-looking sculptures of Brad Pitt, Jennifer Lopez or George Clooney in Madame Tussauds wax museum.
Along the the Great Wall of China, the Berlin Wall was one of the longest structures ever built to keep people separated. The 9th of November, 1989 is the date the Wall fell. Presently, not a lot of the Wall is remained at its original site. Many segments have been given to various institutions (universities, museums, governmental buildings) all around the world since its fall. Along the tourist areas of the city center, the German government has marked the location of the former wall by a row of cobblestones in the street. Touch the history!
Interested in taking look from above? There are numerous panoramic view locations that promise a great view of Berlin. The classic ones, like Berlin TV tower, the Victory Column, and Panorama point at Potsdamer Platz, and those that are waiting to be explored: view over the construction site of Schonefeid Airport (a 32 meter high info-tower that offers a fantastic view) and Puro - brand new lounge in Europe Center. During the night this place turns into the fashionable nightclub that is known as a lighthouse of Berlin.
Moreover, the history and arts lovers should not miss the places like German Historical Museum, Grips Theater, Jews Museum, Starts in Concert (double-show and revives of musical idols) and so on. Searching for shopping possibilities and night-life fun, should not be deluded as well. Berlin is able to fulfill every sophisticated taste and need. Arriving in Berlin can be like arriving at a buzzing construction site, and indeed it is. The last decades shitloads of money have been invested in rebuilding the city. Discover the city again and again!