From London to Berlin – The Capital Connection
Enjoy your comfortable Lufthansa flight from London to Berlin for a great time in Germany’s capital and biggest city. The legendary nightlife of Berlin, ranging from big dancehalls to living-room sized live clubs, neighbourhood bars and secret basement locations, is without rival. The event calendar for just one week can grow to the size of a telephone book.
Best of BerlinFor art lovers, shopping queens and kings and history fans alike, Berlin is a wonderful place to be. Start a sightseeing tour with a walk over the Gendarmenmarkt in Berlin Mitte and admire the French Dome, a monument to French immigrants in the 17th century. Visit the Alexanderplatz with the Television Tower, the Brandenburger Tor and the Reichstag, the German parliament with its glass dome, are must-see landmarks. Take a walk along the East Side Gallery, a long part of the Berlin Wall covered with pictures from several artists. In the Bernauer Straße a museum for the Wall has been installed. On the Museum Island you will find the world famous bust of Egyptian queen Nefertiti. The Altar of Pergamon is displayed in its original size in the Pergamon Museum. The several thousand years old blue-glazed Ishtar Gate of Babylon is also reconstructed on the museum island of Berlin.
Try the typical Döner, invented in Berlin and now world famous as a symbol for cultural crossover food that will give you enough energy to roam the streets of Berlin for a shopping tour. You will find everything from luxury shopping malls to thousands of little designer shops in hidden courtyards, second hand boutiques and outlets of famous fashion brands. For friends of classical music a concert of the world famous Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra is a certain highlight. At the Opera „Unter den Linden“, world class performances of operas young and old are presented. Whatever your idea of a good time is, Berlin will keep you entertained.