If you are steering your vacation destination towards Germany, Berlin is a place that you mustn't miss to visit. Being the German capital, Berlin is the administrative, financial and cultural hub of the country. Considered as the Spree-Athens, Berlin is the home to world-famous universities, research institutes, sporting events, orchestras, museums, and historic sites. Overall, it is the major center of culture, politics, media and science in Europe. No wonder why it is one of the most trendiest tourist destination not just in the European Union but worldwide.
The best thing about Berlin, is that it got the most modern set up along with the remnants of history. It's like classicism and modern elegance combined. The Berlin Wall, as one of the city's historical landmark, runs along the River Spree in the Muhlenstrasse. It used to be a barrier separating the East from the West Berlin; the socialists from the democrats. Today, a section of the Wall has been maintained and kept intact to act as a gallery.
There are a lot of places to tour in this magnificent city, it has wondrous spots like the Bradenburg Gate, The Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe and the historical Book-burning Square where the marks of the World War II can be seen. Added to these are the Berlin Museums which gives you every reason to visit the city of Berlin. There are a very wide array of museums and galleries in this city. In fact, it has over 50 state run museums. One of them is the Museuminsel (Museum Island), the best known area for art lovers.
Berlin Cathedrals and Churches are also one of the major attractions. The city has many historically interesting and architecturally remarkable churches. Kaiser Wilhelm Gedächtniskirche, Marienkirche, Nikolaikirche, and Friedrichswerdersche Kirche. to name a few. Of course, Berliner Dom, a Protestant cathedral as the largest in Berlin.
How about the nightlife in Berlin? Berlin is the center of nightlife and DJ-culture in Europe. Parties takes place all year round, including jazz concerts in November and dance parties in July. So, no question for that, any tourist will only have to party until they drop.