Today Berlin is a world cultural and tourist center, as well as a major European transport hub. Berlin's universities, research institutes and museums are known all over the world. Artists, diplomats and immigrants from all over the world live and work in the city.
Berlin's only surviving city gate, the main symbol of the city. Located in the central Mitte district on the Parisian square, where the boulevard Unter den Linden meets the Tiergarten. This gate to the Berlin Customs Wall was erected in 1788-1791 to commemorate the establishment of peace in the Netherlands.
memorial in Berlin, Germany, erected in memory of Jews - victims of Nazism. Construction began on October 30, 2001. The memorial was opened in 2005. The memorial is located in the center of Berlin between the Brandenburg Gate and elements of the bunker of the former leadership of Nazi Germany. It is a huge field of more than 2,700 gray slabs.
one of the most famous museums located on the Museum Island on the Spree River in the center of Berlin. The building of the museum was built in 1910-1930 according to the project of Alfred Messel and Ludwig Hoffmann, first of all, for the Pergamon altar discovered by Karl Human, as well as for the collection of late antique painting and sculpture, exhibits of the Near East Museum, including works of the Hittite, Assyrian, Babylonian and Persian art and the Islamic Museum. At present, the exposition of the museum is subdivided into the Collection of Antiquities, the Western Asia Museum and the Museum of Islamic Art. In 2013, the Pergamon Museum was visited by about 1.26 million visitors - it is the most visited museum in Germany and the 45th museum in the world in terms of the number of viewers.
the largest evangelical church in Germany. Located on the Museum Island of Berlin. The cathedral was built in 1894-1905 according to the project of Julius Raschdorf as the main church of the Prussian Protestants and the court church of the ruling Hohenzollern dynasty instead of the old cathedral, decorated according to the facades according to the project of Karl Schinkel. At present, the crypt of the Hohenzollern dynasty is also open to visitors, where 70 of the 89 surviving burials are presented; among them is the magnificent sarcophagus of the Great Elector and his wife Dorothea. The organ for the cathedral was built by the famous German organ master of the Romantic era, Wilhelm Sauer.
is located in the Mitte metropolitan area, close to Alexanderplatz. This 368-meter structure is the tallest in Germany and the fourth tallest in Europe. In 1969, the TV tower was the second tallest in the world. More than a million visitors come here every year, making the Berlin TV Tower one of the ten most popular attractions in Germany.
the palace-museum, the largest and most significant palace complex of the Brandenburg electors, Prussian kings and German emperors in Berlin. One of the finest examples of Baroque architecture in Germany. Its dome is considered one of the symbols of the German capital. The entire palace and park ensemble is a historical and cultural monument under the protection of the state. According to one version, the palace is among the 100 most beautiful castles and fortresses in the world. One of the ten most popular museums in Berlin in terms of the number of visitors - 548 thousand in 2018.
Berlin's central square, an important transport hub and landmark of the German capital. The pedestrian square has a regular rectangular shape and is located in the historic quarter of Königsstadt in the Mitte district. More than 360 thousand people are welcomed to the square every day. Since 1701, the square was officially called "Royal Gate Square". Due to the rapid population growth during the industrialization process, the area has gained popularity among poor people. Pre-war buildings have also survived on the square: Alexander House and Berolina House. In the post-war period, during the GDR, in 1966-1970. the area was built up with new buildings, and its size increased in the direction of the center of east Berlin.
covers an area of 35 hectares in Berlin's Tiergarten district and is one of the largest zoos in Germany. No other zoo in the world has so many animal species. Together with the adjoining aquarium, on three floors of which not only fish are presented, but also reptiles, amphibians, insects and invertebrates, Berlin Zoo is one of the main attractions of Berlin. About 2.6 million people visit the zoo every year.
square in the center of Berlin is considered one of the most beautiful squares in the capital of Germany. The center of the square's composition is formed by the Concert Hall, which frames the French Cathedral from the north and the German Cathedral from the south. The square received its modern look under Frederick II after the construction of two identical temples along its edges in 1780-1785 - the German and French cathedrals designed by Karl von Gontard. For a model for them, Frederick the Great took the Roman square Piazza del Popolo with two domed temples.
border checkpoint on Friedrichstrasse in Berlin, created after the city was divided by the Berlin Wall. NATO used Latin letters in the names of its checkpoints. Since this crossing was intended for the military personnel of the Allied forces, in October 1961 the checkpoint on Friedrichstrasse became the scene of the so-called "tank confrontation". Having become a symbol of the contradictions between the USSR and the USA, Checkpoint Charlie became the most famous checkpoint in Berlin. At checkpoint C, dramatic events unfolded associated with attempts to escape from the GDR to West Berlin.
The best time to visit the German capital is from late spring to early autumn. Berlin is not famous for its hot climate, so in order not to wrap yourself up in jackets and coats, it is better to come in late spring. It is then that you can fully enjoy both parks and walks along the city streets.
The easiest way to purchase air tickets to Berlin and back is to use the online booking service of the AVIA.MD. Payment is also carried out remotely, without the need to visit the office. Find out with what bank cards you can pay for air tickets. The purchase and sale agreement for air tickets can be easily read online. If you need access to the Terms of Service, you can read online at AVIA.MD.
Also, in order to get the most out of your travel, while buying an air ticket, the AVIA.MD website provides online booking of a room in one of the many hotels in Berlin.