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Berghain/Panorama Bar

Berghain/Panorama Bar (70 Am Wriezener Bahnhof; Friedrichshain, Berlin) – this is considered one of the more popular nightspots in Berlin, complete with two dance floors: Berghain, a dark main room where most DJs play techno, and Panorama Bar, an upstairs space that’s more focused on house, though the music policy in both rooms is very […]

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Air Force Museum Gatow

Air Force Museum Gatow (Am Flugplatz Gatow 33, Berlin Spandau) — this airfield acts as the German Air Force’s museum – tracking the development of the country’s air force since the mid-1980s. Visitors can see military planes, trucks, helicopters and much more in the hangers, the tower and on the former runways (over 100 aircraft […]

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Allianz Arena

Allianz Arena (Werner-Heisenberg-Allee 25, Munich) – home of the FC Bayern football team, this stadium has a capacity of nearly 70,000 spectators. Visitors continue to be particularly impressed by the facade. 2,760 diamond-shaped cushions form the world’s biggest membrane cladding covering an area of 66,500 m². Even if it is not your first visit, it’s […]

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Alexa Shoppingcenter

Alexa Shoppingcenter (Grunerstrasse 20, Berlin Mitte) – this 56,000 M2 shopping mall has 180 retailers and 17 restaurants – making this one of Berlin’s largest shopping centers. Retailers there include Adidas, Billabong, Esprit, H&M, Lacoste, Mango, Quiksilver, Tommy Hilfiger, and Zara, among others.

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About Germany

The very name of this country goes back to the Roman period, when Julius Caesar called it “Germania” – a land of barbarian tribes that his empire was unable to conquer (unlike nearby Gaul – modern day France, which he did). During the medieval period, Germany first gained historical prominence when the Holy Roman Empire […]