Try travelling by train from London (UK) to Berlin: the journey takes around 10h15. Discover Berlin, often dubbed as a green city. Make sure not to miss the Oranienburgerstrasse, the Karl Marx Allee or the Konzerthaus during your stay. Renowned for its artistic centres like Museum of Greek and Roman Antiquities (Antikensammlung), Brucke Museum (Expressionism) or Kathe Kollwitz Museum, Berlin oozes art! Berlin has also amazing cathedrals and churches, such as Marienkirche. The St. Nicholas Church, the Grosse Orangerie Charlottenburg and the Kollwitzplatz are steeped in history. Every year, the Berlin Philharmonic, the Berlin Cathedral and the Television Tower attract visitors from everywhere. Make sure to put the Victory Column (Siegessaule) on list of places not to miss. If you want to stroll in the city, there are different neighbourhoods that you may enjoy, such as the Kreuzberg, the Savignyplatz or the Friedrichshain. To discover more about the city's culture and history, you should visit Historiale Berlin Museum, the Museum Blindenwerkstatt Otto Weidt (Workshop for the Blind) or the Deutsche Kinemathek Museum fur Film und Fernsehen. If you are travelling with children, then you should certainly take some time to go to aquariums such as the Aquarium or the Zoologischer Garten (Berlin Zoo).
An opportunity to visit Germany's amazing cities by choosing train travel
Eurostar is the high-speed train linking London to Paris and Brussels via the Chunnel. If you choose to take the train from London St Pancras station, you will have to take 2 ICE and a Eurostar train in order to arrive to Berlin Hbf. European railway stations are usually centrally located in cities. You can book your ticket online and print it out at home. No check-in is required usually. Depending on your ticket fare (semi-flexible or flexible), you can request a refund or an exchange in case you can't make the trip.
The Museum Island, located in the northern tip of the Spree, is a UNESCO World Heritage Site made up of five prestigious museums. One not to miss is the popular Pergamon Museum with its extensive collection of treasures including sculptures...
Though not a beautiful building, the Reichstag is Berlin's most iconic. The powerful structure has played a pivotal part in world history and still looms over the city. It's main attraction nowadays, is the Cupola - a giant glass dome supported by a...
For a fun day out visit Tierpark, Berlin's zoo - the kids will love it. The zoo is home to around 7800 animals, with nearly 900 different species - making it the largest zoo in Europe. With animals as small as the hummingbird to as big as an...
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