Berlin, Germany

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Check out the web links-

February in Berlin at Goethe Institute studying https://www.goethe.de/ins/de/en/kur/ort/ber.html

lots more to see and do…

https://www.ricksteves.com/europe/germany/berlin Berlin Metro information. One is pass options and the other is the start and end of rail lines. Great way to travel through the city – click and check them out; BERLIN metro001  AND BERLIN metro002

Frederics Serviced Apartments  http://www.frederics.eu/en/locations/berlin/ in the old East portion is right in the center of things but doesn’t feel crowded in the area of Hackescher Markt. There is an above ground entrance to the metro within a five minute walk from the apartment.  Area around http:www.berlin.de/en/shopping/1761522-2847095-hackescher-markt-shopping-area.en.html

The Kino (movie theater) is tucked down an alley in Hackescher Markt and requires a long climb up several flights of stairs. The films are in English with German subtitles. But, before taking the stairs get a chili pepper hot chocolate drink from the vendor on the other side of the alley. There are also refreshment at the concession stand upstairs.

Pergammon Museum – There is an open market in this area along the river- http://www.smb.museum/museen-und-einrichtungen/pergamonmuseum/home.html

Deutsches Technik Museum – http://sdtb.de/museum-of-technology/service/1236/

Museum of German History – http://www.dhm.de/en.html

Reichstag – http://www.bundestag.de/en/  Need passport and advance tickets

An evening at Charlottenburg Palace, dinner and concert all in period costume – https://www.residenzkonzerte.berlin/english/home.html

Potsdamer Platz – http://www.berlin.de/mauer/en/wall-trail/city-route/from-potsdamer-platz-to-warschauer-strasse/

Sony Center – https://www.tripadvisor.com/Attraction_Review-g187323-d4781598-Reviews-Sony_Center-Berlin.html

— Film museum within the Sony Center; https://www.deutsche-kinemathek.de/en

Brandenburg Gate – https://www.berlin.de/en/attractions-and-sights/3560266-3104052-brandenburg-gate.en.html

The Berlin Story Museum –

Try curry wurst, along with schnitzel, sausage and German beer!

SIDE TRIP – Martin Luther towns & Hamburg train museum (worth a day or more)

http://www.spiritualtravels.info/articles-2/europe-2/a-martin-luther-tour-in-germany/

http://www.miniatur-wunderland.com/