Visit Berlin in 3 days: Discovering Mitte and the Alexanderplatz area

Visit Berlin in 3 days: Discovering Mitte and the Alexanderplatz area

If you only have three days to visit Berlin, don’t miss this guide. Discover all there is to see and do on your first day in Mitte, in the centre of Berlin. Enjoy a day full of activities on this three-day route. Don’t miss out on all Berlin has to offer

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Out-of-the-ordinary museums – It doesn’t always have to be the Museumsinsel

Out-of-the-ordinary museums – It doesn’t always have to be the Museumsinsel

Berlin’s museums are world-reknowned, drawing large crowds of fascinated visitors every year. We at Oh-Berlin.com, however, chose to venture off the beaten path, and want to introduce our readers to 5 of Berlin’s quirkiest museums. Covering a broad spectrum of concepts, including spooky and bizarre chambers of secrets, Currywurst, or even lipstick, Berlin’s atypical museums contain countless interesting secrets, that are most definitely worth discovering.

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Shopping in Berlin – Shopping centres and department stores

Shopping in Berlin – Shopping centres and department stores

Shopping in Berlin.You’d have trouble finding a selection this multi-faceted and exceptional in any other city. But Berlin’s sheer size and the wide variety of its shopping possibilities can be overwhelming, especially for people who are new to the city. In part one of our report “Shopping in Berlin,” we’ll provide you with information about Berlin’s most important shopping centers and department stores.

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The Kastanienallee Avenue in Prenzlauer Berg – Portrait of a street, Chapter 1

The Kastanienallee Avenue in Prenzlauer Berg – Portrait of a street, Chapter 1

I discovered Kastanienallee, an avenue with a certain fame for being modern, expensive and quite touristic, to the point where it is actually known as the “Casting-Allee”, by certain critics in reference to the almost catwalk nature of the area; a place to see and be seen.

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Transport

10 tips for becoming an expert cyclist in Berlin

Even if you are not an veteran cyclist or have the need to excerise while on holiday. Berlin is certainly best seen by cycling around the scenic metropolis and by zipping in n out of the charming streets that are part of the city. Here are our top 10 tips on how to negotiate the streets and enjoy your trip to the fullest.

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Food and Drink

White Trash Fast Food – And, on the side, a generous portion of rock ‘n’ roll

White Trash Fast Food is the quirkiest and liveliest restaurant in Berlin. It features tasty American home cooking, with a touch of the exotic. But there’s much more to White Trash than meets the eye – it’s all about food, music, and simply being “different.” Oh-Berlin.com wanted to get the low-down, so we asked Eva at White Trash Fast Food for some answers.

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Districts

Visit Berlin in 3 days: Day Two – The Berlin Wall and Tiergarten

If you only have three days to visit Berlin, don’t miss this guide. There’s lots to see and do on your second day Berlin, including discovering the Berlin Wall and Tiergarten. Enjoy a day full of activities on this three-day route. Don’t miss out on all Berlin has to offer.

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On a budget

Festival of Lights Berlin 2011 – when the entire city sparkles and glistens in a sea of bright light

The Festival of Lights will take place for the 7th time this year, and promises once again to deliver impressive and extravagant light installations throughout the city center. For 12 whole days in October, Berlin’s landmarks, as well as its best-known streets and squares, will be bathed in glittering, bright light, and shown off in new, different, and exciting ways, through artistic light projections.

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Latest articles about Berlin

This year, why not celebrate the New Year in Berlin?

Tired of drab and dull New Years Eve celebrations sat in front of the telly with Gran? In search of a New Year adventure ? Now in its 16th year, Berlin’s Brandenburger Tor New Year celebrations may be just the ticket to spice things up as you ring in 2012. Join a million other partygoers from around the globe and make New Year’s Eve 2011 an unforgettable one.

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This is the EastSeven Berlin Hostel

EastSeven Hostel puts you right in the centre of Mitte and Prenzlauer Berg – two hip and vibrant districts with lots to explore. It is the first port of call for travellers in search of an authentic Berlin experience, with help from the knowledgeable and friendly staff.

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Festival of Lights Berlin 2011 – when the entire city sparkles and glistens in a sea of bright light

The Festival of Lights will take place for the 7th time this year, and promises once again to deliver impressive and extravagant light installations throughout the city center. For 12 whole days in October, Berlin’s landmarks, as well as its best-known streets and squares, will be bathed in glittering, bright light, and shown off in new, different, and exciting ways, through artistic light projections.

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Visit Berlin in 3 days: Day Two – The Berlin Wall and Tiergarten

If you only have three days to visit Berlin, don’t miss this guide. There’s lots to see and do on your second day Berlin, including discovering the Berlin Wall and Tiergarten. Enjoy a day full of activities on this three-day route. Don’t miss out on all Berlin has to offer.

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Visit Berlin in 3 days: Discovering Mitte and the Alexanderplatz area

If you only have three days to visit Berlin, don’t miss this guide. Discover all there is to see and do on your first day in Mitte, in the centre of Berlin. Enjoy a day full of activities on this three-day route. Don’t miss out on all Berlin has to offer

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A walk through the inner courtyards of the Berlin Mitte ‘Hackeschen Höfe’, ‘Rosenhöfe’ and ‘Haus Schwarzenberg’

The Hackechen Höfe, or Hacke courtyards are a series of 8 interior courtyards in the district of Spandauer Vorstadt, in the centre of Berlin. They offer a great atmosphere with bars and restaurants, shops and boutiques. There is also a wonderful natural feel with plants, flowers, and fountains in the centre. Visit the Rosenhöfe inside as well as the Haus Schwarzenberg, a really unique and independent courtyard.

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