About Berlin in Germany
Located in the northeast part of the country, Berlin is the capital and largest city of Germany.
Berlin has a sophisticated history. Formerly divided into East Berlin and West Berlin, the city was reunified along with East and West Germany again on Oct. 3, 1990. Nowadays, Berlin is one of the most important and influential centers in the fields of politics, culture and science in Europe Union. The city of Berlin has a mild climate. It has a population of about 3.8 million residents. Berlin is also home to world famous
Berlin Film Festival.
Berlin is proud of its larger number of historic sites and impressive architecture. The Brandenburg Gate is a world-renowned symbol of Berlin and Germany,
which has been the centre of many political rallies over a few centuries. Located on the famous Unter den Linden, it is the State Opera. The Nikolaiviertel is the historical core of Berlin. The Reichstag building is the traditional seat of the German Parliament. The Checkpoint Charlie Museum houses the
remains of the famous tower that was long a symbol of the Cold War. The Berliner Philharmonie is a concert hall.
The Gemaldegalerie has a huge collection of 18th century European paintings. The Berlin Wall Museum houses
remains of the Berlin Wall, recording the history behind the wall. The Deutscher Dom is a cathedral built 300 years ago. The Schloss Charlottenburg is an early 18th century baroque palace in Berlin's Charlottenburg district. In front of Charlottenburg Palace, the Egyptian Museum of Berlin houses one of the most important collections of Ancient Egyptian artifacts in the world.
The 368-meter-high Fernsehturm is the highest building in the city, built in 1969. Other attractions include Pergamon Museum, Jewish Museum, Humboldt Museum and German Museum of Technology.