New Year Holidays in Berlin

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This exciting city is home to innumerable landmarks. The tallest structure in Berlin City, the Fernsehturm Television Tower is a prominent tourist attraction. Be sure to check out Potsdamer Platz complete with shops, bars, cafes and places of entertainment. You will come across the Egyptian Museum which incredibly houses 6000 year old artifacts. During the course of your tour you will be able to view sculptures as well as old and modern paintings by Van Gogh, Cezanne and Picasso in the many art galleries worth a visit in Berlin.

Although the majority of the Berlin Wall was demolished to great fanfare in 1990, a sizable stretch remains in place to the east of the city centre. The East Side Gallery, as it’s known, has been preserved as a showcase for a huge number of murals. Other, smaller sections of the wall are also still standing, accompanied by the Berlin Wall Memorial, a haunting tribute to those who died attempting to cross the divide.

Today, the city is home to three major opera houses, over 150 theatres and more than 170 museums. And, if this were not enough, its cultural calendar is said to boast nearly 1,500 events every day. With so much to see and do, without even taking into consideration the shopping, sightseeing and nightlife on offer, it is safe to say that Berlin has achieved a lot to overcome its former hardships.

While on city breaks, there are countless places in Berlin for shopping sprees from upmarket designer establishments to flea markets and the whole spectrum in between. Luxury designer clothes stores can be tracked down at the west end of Kurfürstendamm and in Friedrichstrasse.