Berlin – a cultural capital in constant flux
One of Europe’s most popular capitals, Berlin is a destination beloved of tourists from around the world. One reason is the city’s tumultuous history. In addition, it offers an incomparably rich and diverse range of cultural activities.
The city’s multifaceted past is reflected in its numerous historic buildings and sites. Berlin offers some very moving insights into German and European history. Checkpoint Charlie is one of Berlin’s most popular museums, allowing visitors to experience the history of the Berlin Wall and the individual fates tied up with it at first hand.
Inspired by its history and by artists of every type, Berlin offers an unparalleled cultural spectrum. More than 175 museums are the perfect place to spend a few happy hours gazing in wonder at the countless exhibits. Contemporary art is also enjoying a real boom in the city: alongside the museums of modern art, an extremely lively gallery scene showcases the full range of modern architecture, painting, video art and photography.
Visitors to Berlin can enjoy all manner of entertainment at the city’s three opera houses and more than 150 theatres. From cabaret and classic theatre to the famous Berlin State Opera: every conceivable aspect of stagecraft can be experienced in Berlin.