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A stunningly modern capital, Berlin has an atmosphere that makes it one of the most exciting capitals in Europe. Across this gleaming metropolis, you’ll discover contemporary art both in and out of galleries, sleek dance clubs and fusion restaurants. Then there’s the rich history to discover, from the Egyptian riches of Museum Island to the bullet-scarred stonework of Brandenburg Gate.

At a glance

  • Language German
  • Currency Euro
  • Time difference GMT+1 hour
  • Beer £2.50
  • 3-course meal £30

Sights across the ages

Museum Island is home to five of the city’s best museums, including the iconic Pergammon. Be sure to check out the huge Ishtar Gate of Babylon. You can come face-to-face with more recent history too, with Checkpoint Charlie and graffiti-strewn chunks of the Berlin Wall still standing.

Creative culture

There are over 400 art galleries in Berlin, with the Old National Gallery having the lion’s share of works by Friedrich, Monet and Renoir. But thanks to grand statues, memorials and laidback Bohemian districts, simply strolling the city can be an artistic experience.

Get snap happy!

There are so many iconic sights in Berlin, you’ll always need your camera at the ready to capture them all. With its gleaming glass dome, the restored Reichstag is one of the most photogenic attractions. Wait until evening for a snap of the Brandenburg Gate, when it will be cast in golden light on the night sky.