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Berlin, june 2021 Berlin – a city with something new to discover on every corner, space for free creatives and thinkers, and a fascinating mix of heritage and innovation, is looking forward to finally welcoming back visitors from Sweden again. Over the years, Berlin, this once divided city, has constantly reinvented itself. In the years to come, you may still find cranes and construction sites in the cityscape, busily working on some exciting new project. Yet this only underlines the intriguing nature of this ever-changing city, always ready to shape the future for generations to come.

Berlin 2021: City of Creativity, Culture & Innovation

2021 – A year full of highlights

Despite the pandemic, Berlin has this year realised a number of important and fascinating landmark projects all waiting to be discovered by our visitors.

Humboldt Forum –Berlin's new and spectacular cultural hub

There is movement in the historic centre of the capital. After a construction period of over seven years, the new Humboldt Forum now takes its place as one of Germany's leading cultural centers. It is creating a new forum for art, culture, science and education. On an exhibition area of approx. 30,000 square meters, it not only explores its three core themes of the History of the Site, the Humboldt Brothers, and Colonialism, but also provides a platform for dialogue and exchanging ideas. Come and enjoy world-class collections, exhibitions & events. More info: https://about.visitberlin.de/en/press/press-releases/humboldt-forum

Neue Nationalgalerie –Rediscover world-famous art of the 20th century

This summer, one of Berlin's leading art addresses is reopening – the Neue Nationalgalerie at the Kulturforum. Architecturally complementing the modern city centre around Potsdamer Platz, this renowned museum from the world famous architect Mies van der Rohe, is showing major twentieth-century art from Cubism and Surrealism to American colour field painting.Come and immerse yourself in the fascinating world of the great artists of the 20th century: https://www.visitberlin.de/en/neue-nationalgalerie

U5 metro line – High speed sightseeing

A major public transport project has been completed. The U5 metro line in the heart of Berlin now has a new section connecting Berlin's many cultural attractions between Alexanderplatz and the Brandenburg Gate. With three new stations, Rotes Rathaus, Museumsinsel and Unter den Linden – the line offers a convenient and exciting way to experience the city.The line U5 extension not only makes sightseeing even easier, but also allows you to leave the usual tourist trails and discover the hidden gems. In full operation, the U5 serves 26 stations along a total route of 22 km.More info: https://about.visitberlin.de/en/press/press-releases/only-connect-explore-berlin-new-u5-metro-line

Berlin airport (BER) One airport for the whole region

The new international Berlin airport (BER), now open is a positive signal for improved international connections at a difficult time for the tourism and congress industry. As a modern hub for air traffic, the BER will connect Berlin in future with all Europe's main hub airports. With an initial capacity of around 40 million passengers per year, the BER will greatly benefit Berlin once the corona pandemic is over. Check more info here:https://ber.berlin-airport.de

Berlin – Germany's gourmet capital.

Berlin's creative culinary scene is widely regarded as one of the world's go-to destinations for food lovers. From established star chefs to edgy culinary newcomers, avant-garde inspiration to traditional flavours, local fresh vegetables to dry aged meat – Berlin's food trends guarantee a diverse and inspiring culinary adventure! Berlin currently has 25 restaurants with a total of 32 Michelin stars – so no wonder the 2021 Michelin restaurant guide has yet again named Berlin as Germany's gourmet capital.More info:https://about.visitberlin.de/en/press/press-releases/culinary-highlights

Berlin beyond

Go local: In the many varied neighbourhoods of Berlin's 12 boroughs, you can discover a wealth of architectural and cultural treasures and no less than three UNESCO World Heritage Sites.https://www.visitberlin.de/en/neighbourhoods-berlin

Go green: Green spaces, beautiful parks, gardens, forests, rivers, and bathing lakes. In no other major city are green spaces and cultural life such close neighbours. https://about.visitberlin.de/en/green-berlin

Go with the family:Berlin is packed with exciting experiences for all ages and one of the most family-friendly cities in Europe. The city offers over 1,850 playgrounds, Germany's largest trampoline hall, Europe's most modern planetarium, and the zoo with the most species anywhere in the world. More info: https://www.visitberlin.de/en/berlin-children

More information: visitBerlin.com & more research texts: press.visitBerlin.de.

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“Inspiring the world for Berlin.” With this mission, Berlin Tourismus & Kongress GmbH promotes Berlin’s destination management as well as the city’s tourism and congress marketing. Under the visitBerlin brand, the company is a partner, actor, source of creative ideas, and networker. Its remit is focused on sustainable product development and marketing city-compatible tourism services in all twelve Berlin boroughs with the aim of maintaining the life quality of local residents and harmoniously increasing experience value for visitors. As a tour operator, visitBerlin also issues the Berlin WelcomeCard, the city’s official tourist ticket. The company also operates the Berlin Tourist Info Centres. On visitBerlin.de, Berlin’s official tourism website, visitors can find all the information they need on every aspect of their trip to the city. Find out more about visitBerlin on about.visitBerlin.de

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