How to spend a weekend in Berlin | EUROtoday

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Berlin has busied itself because the fall of its notorious Wall with turning into one of the stimulating inventive and cultural centres in Europe. It is a hub for hedonists, hipsters and historical past buffs alike – one that really gives one thing for everybody.

Its slew of artwork areas, notoriously tolerant nightlife and burgeoning start-up scene seize the headlines most frequently, however the metropolis can be a welcoming vacation spot for households because of a wealth of inexperienced areas, glowing lakes and a usually child-friendly infrastructure. Luxury travellers are catered for with a slew of five-star accommodations, Michelin-starred eating spots and indulgent spas; and for historical past followers, there’s lots – in any case, town was on the coronary heart of a lot of the turbulent twentieth century.

Alongside world-famous cultural and historic sights – such because the Unesco-protected Museum Island and the domed Reichstag, Alexanderplatz and Checkpoint Charlie – the inner-city neighbourhoods (Prenzlauer Berg, Friedrichshain, Kreuzberg, Neukölln and Schöneberg) are enormous on native environment and peppered with hip bars and eating places, in addition to unbiased boutiques and quirky museums.