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Altes Museum

Altes Museum (Museumsinsel, Lustgarten, Berlin Mitte) – this is another museum located on Berlin’s Museum Island. Built during the 1820s, Altes is one of the foremost examples of classical architecture. Its permanent exhibition, titled “New Antiquity in the Old Museum” (collection of classical antiquities and gold treasury) showcases Greek and Roman art and sculptures. The […]

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Alte Nationalgalerie

Alte Nationalgalerie (Bodestrasse 1-3, Berlin Mitte) – located on Berlin’s Museum Island, this museum (a.k.a. Old National Gallery) houses a collection of 19th century art from the French Revolution period to World War I, from classicism to secessionism. Highlights of the Sculpture Collection include the famous “Two Princesses”, a statue depicting Princesses Luise and Friederike. […]

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Allied Museum

Allied Museum (Clayallee 135, Berlin Zehlendorf) — a relic of the Cold War period, the Allied Museum is located in a one-time movie house for the U.S. troops that guarded the former U.S. sector of the city. With a permanent exhibition and regular special exhibitions, the Museum recognizes USA, UK and France’s efforts to defend […]

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Allied Museum

Allied Museum (Clayallee 135, Berlin Zehlendorf) –– a relic of the Cold War period, the Allied Museum is located in a one-time movie house for the U.S. troops that guarded the former U.S. sector of the city. With a permanent exhibition and regular special exhibitions, the Museum recognizes USA, UK and France’s efforts to defend […]

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Berghain/Panorama Bar

Berghain/Panorama Bar (70 Am Wriezener Bahnhof; Friedrichshain, Berlin) – this is considered one of the more popular nightspots in Berlin, complete with two dance floors: Berghain, a dark main room where most DJs play techno, and Panorama Bar, an upstairs space that’s more focused on house, though the music policy in both rooms is very […]

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Air Force Museum Gatow

Air Force Museum Gatow (Am Flugplatz Gatow 33, Berlin Spandau) — this airfield acts as the German Air Force’s museum – tracking the development of the country’s air force since the mid-1980s. Visitors can see military planes, trucks, helicopters and much more in the hangers, the tower and on the former runways (over 100 aircraft […]

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Allianz Arena

Allianz Arena (Werner-Heisenberg-Allee 25, Munich) – home of the FC Bayern football team, this stadium has a capacity of nearly 70,000 spectators. Visitors continue to be particularly impressed by the facade. 2,760 diamond-shaped cushions form the world’s biggest membrane cladding covering an area of 66,500 m². Even if it is not your first visit, it’s […]

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Alexa Shoppingcenter

Alexa Shoppingcenter (Grunerstrasse 20, Berlin Mitte) – this 56,000 M2 shopping mall has 180 retailers and 17 restaurants – making this one of Berlin’s largest shopping centers. Retailers there include Adidas, Billabong, Esprit, H&M, Lacoste, Mango, Quiksilver, Tommy Hilfiger, and Zara, among others.

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CAR RENTALS

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About Germany

The very name of this country goes back to the Roman period, when Julius Caesar called it “Germania” – a land of barbarian tribes that his empire was unable to conquer (unlike nearby Gaul – modern day France, which he did). During the medieval period, Germany first gained historical prominence when the Holy Roman Empire […]