Bookmark us now! Hotel, Resort, Restaurant, & Vacation Reviews
unbiased travel reviews for top vacation destinations
 
Travel Directory | Community

       
 
Introduction
Facts & Information
Berlin History
Berlin Hotels
Berlin Attractions
Berlin Tours
Transportation
Picture Gallery
Resources

Berlin.

Germany Facts & Information

 Location Central Europe, bordering the Baltic Sea and the North Sea, between the Netherlands and Poland, south of Denmark
 Climate Temperate and marine; cool, cloudy, wet winters and summers; occasional warm foehn wind
 Terrain Lowlands in north, uplands in center, Bavarian Alps in south
 Population 82,398,326
 Nationality German
 Ethnic groups German 91.5%, Turkish 2.4%, other 6.1% (made up largely of Serbo-Croatian, Italian, Russian, Greek, Polish, Spanish)
 Religions Roman Catholic 75%, Protestant or other 25%
 Languages German
 Government Type Federal republic
 Capital Berlin
 Currency Euro
 Description of Flag The German flag has three equal horizontal stripes of black, red, and gold.
 Germany Flag Flag of Germany

More Information
 www.travel.state.gov
 www.cia.gov

 

Berlin Culture

Germany consists of people from all different ethnic backgrounds. The Turkish people form the largest groups in Germany. Berlin also has a large population of refugees from Eastern European countries. People of Italian, Spanish, Greek, and German descents also live in the country. German is the native language, and is spoken throughout the country. Germany consists of people from all different ethnic backgrounds. The Turkish people form the

largest groups in Germany. Berlin also has a large population of refugees from Eastern European countries. People of Italian, Spanish, Greek, and German descents also live in the country. German is the native language, and is spoken throughout the country. The German culture reflects various traces of medieval art and architecture in the form of cathedrals, monasteries, and castles that surround the country. Music and literature are apart of the German culture and everyday lives of the people. Many Jewish communities and people add to the German culture by opening up museums that reflect the World War II era. Germany is a great place to visit for the historical aspect because some of the most difficult yet triumph days of Berlin waits to be explored by you.

More Information:
 www.state.gov

 

Berlin Shopping

Shopping in Berlin is worth the trip. European goods are a great buy here and the quality of clothing will feel like snowflakes on your skin, cool and light. The best shopping areas in Berlin are Ku’damm. Ku’damm is the Fifth Avenue of Berlin, where you can find quality stores as well as outlets for all your shopping needs. Cheap souvenirs and T-shirts are a great buy here. Most stores in Berlin are open Monday to Friday 9 or 10am to 6 or 6:30pm. Many stay open late on

Thursday evenings, often to 8:30pm. Saturday hours are usually 9 or 10am to 2pm. Some things to look for are clothing, ceramic sculptures, and one of a kind wooden toys. Other great places to shop are, Scheuenviertel, Tacheles, and Johanna Petzoldt.

 

Berlin Restaurants
   
Read reviews for some of the best restaurants in Berlin. You'll find the perfect restaurant for your vacation here. Choose a restaurant by cuisine type or visitor rating.
   

 


Berlin Travel Guides
 Frommer's Berlin
 Lonely Planet Berlin
 Let's Go Berlin
 Fodors Berlin