Berlin, the capital of Germany, is undoubtedly one of the most visited cities in the world. Vivid architecture, contemporary art forms, festivals, sporting events, nightlife and high quality of living - are all stimulants that tempt people to take on a Berlin tour.
The city is divided into six major districts, amongst which Mitte forms the historical centre of Berlin. Besides having a good number of eateries and clubs, this district has many galleries and museums where tourists can step in to get acquainted with the rich history of the country. East Central is another important district that is popular among tourists because of being associated with the left wing youth culture. It is home to a plenty of cafes, clubs, bars and shops, where travellers can experience the liveliness of the city. Other major districts of Berlin are Kreuzberg, Lichtenberg, Zehlendorf, Tempelhof, and Neukolln.
There are several historical buildings and monuments in the city that are true manifestation of multicultural influence on the city. Travellers can visit a number of ancient churches that are known all over the world for their remarkable architecture. The Berliner Dom is the largest church in the city that was constructed during the 19th and 20th centuries.
Tourists can climb to its top to behold breathtaking and panoramic views of the city. Marienkirche is another major tourist attraction, located near Alexanderplatz. Other places of religious importance that tourists can include in their Berlin holidays are Nikolaikirche - oldest church in the city, German Cathedral, St. Hedwigs Kathedrale, Friedrichswerdersche Kirche and New Synagogue.
Tourists can opt to visit observation decks in Berlin are testimony to city's wonderful architecture. One must-visit observation deck is a TV tower named Berliner Fernsehturm in Alexanderplatz, which is the tallest structure built in the city. It is also famed for the rotating cafe at the top that presents visitors with amazing views of the city. Few more similar sites that can be visited during trips to Berlin are Bundestag, Berliner Funkturm, Kollhoff Tower and Siegessaule.
Berlin holiday packages must include visit to some of the popular museums and art galleries. The Museumsinsel or Museum Island is a region in the city that is known for housing museums only, including the Pergamon Museum which is known for displaying a fine collection of Middle Eastern, Islamic and Greek art & architecture. Few other popular museums here are Alte Nationalgalerie, Bode Museum, Altes Museum and Neues Museum. All these make a trip to this beautiful city worth remembering.