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Berlin

Berlin

Lee, Brigitte; Himmelreich, Claudia; Ivory, Michael; Messenger, Jack; Altman, Jack

This Berlitz Pocket Guide to Berlin provides all the information you need to enjoy this fascinating and evocative capital city. Clear colour-coded sections enable you to locate the information you need easily and full colour fold-out maps provide instant orientation wherever you are. The most popular attractions are highlighted and include the infamous Brandenburg Gate, the elegant palaces and gardens of Sanssouci and Neue Nationalgalerie, where world-famous collections of 20th-century art can be explored. Berlin's intriguing history is explored within this guide, including a timeline of historical landmarks and feature boxes throughout highlighting particularly interesting facts. Entertainment and nightlife are detailed, and a calendar of events details festivals and other commemorative dates, ensuring you don't miss out on some of Berlin's most exciting cultural events. An 'Eating Out' section provides information on local specialities and useful German vocabulary for ordering food and drinks. Accommodation for all budgets is recommended, along with other practical travel tips. Beautiful colour photographs accompany the text throughout, making this guide a pleasure to read before, during and after your visit

Paperback, Book. English.
11th ed.
Published Singapore: Berlitz, 2011
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Details

Edition statement: written by Brigitte Lee, Jack Messenger and Jack Altman ; revised by Mike Ivory ; updated by Claudia Himmelreich.
ISBN: 9812688757, 9789812688750
Note: Fold-out col. maps on end papers.
Note: Formerly CIP.
Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Physical Description: 141 p. : ill. (some col.), col. maps ; 15 cm.
Series: Berlitz pocket guide
Subject: Berlin (Germany) Guidebooks.

Contents

  1. Introduction. A Brief History. Where to Go: Around the Kurfurstendamm: Kranzler Eck, Breitscheidplatz, The Zoo, Tauentzienstrabe, Wittenbergplatz; Tiergarten Area: Hansaviertel, Siegessaule, Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Reichstag, Hamburger Bahnhof, Bauhaus Archiv, Stauffenbergstrabe, Kulturforum, Neue Nationalgalerie, Potsdamer Platz, South of Potsdamer Platz; On and Around Unter den Linden: Brandenburg Gate, Pariser Platz, Holocaust Memorial, Unter den Linden to Friedrichstrabe, Friedrichstrabe, Jewish Museum, Gendarmenmarkt, Unter den Linden to Schlossbrucke, Museum Island, Berlin Cathedral; Around Alexanderplatz: Alexanderplatz, Nikolaiviertel, Markisches Museum, Oranienburger Strabe, Karl-Marx-Allee, Prenzlauer Berg; Outside the Centre: Schloss Charlottenburg, Olympic Stadium, Gedenstatte Plotzensee, Dahlem, Grunewald and Wannsee; Potsdam.
  2. What to Do: Entertainment; Shopping; Sports; Children's Berlin.
  3. Eating Out.
  4. A-Z Travel Tips.
  5. Hotels.
  6. Index.
  7. Features: Ostalgie; All the King's Cabbages; Film Greats; Historical Landmarks; Anhalter Bahnhof; Architects of Berlin; Teufelsberg - Devil's Mountain; Gift Hunting in Museums; Calendar of Events; Snacks.