Berlin in four fundamental points

If there is a city in Europe that is gaining importance with each passing day, that is Berlin. Good for its movements in politics and economics, as well as in culture, Berlin is currently shining with its own light. Therefore, we will draw the city in four strokes in which we will know the Germany's capital.


- It is impossible to talk about Berlin, as well as Germany without reviewing its history. The monuments, the most notable places, and the streets are steeped in the years of conflict that have been experienced in the country. Thus, a visit to the Berlin Wall, which for a long time separated thousands of people. In the same way, the Brandenburg Gate is the most important symbol of the reunification of the country. Other points such as Checkpoint Charlie or the Reichstag are also essential stops.


- Going to Berlin is synonymous with visiting some museum or gallery. Why do we say this? Because Berlin has a huge museum collection. In the city we can find 365 museums. In addition to a specially defined area of ​​the city in which a large part of them are located, known as the Museum Island, a place considered by Unesco as a World Heritage Site. And it is that in Berlin it is impossible not to find a museum that suits our lifestyle. From the Old Museum to the Beate Uhse Erotic Museum (it is the largest in the world in this sector).


- In relation to the theme of museums, Berlin also stands out in its commitment to offer a wide cultural range. Thanks to this, the city becomes host to a large number of events throughout the year and for all tastes. Possibly one of the most famous is the Berlin International Film Festival (La Berlinale) that makes all the eyes of the cinematographic world fixate on the city. But Berlin is also important in the world of music, since the city's Philharmonic Orchestra is internationally recognized.


- And of course, the leisure life it is one of the engines of the city. Bars, discos, theaters are abuzz with people in the city. Nothing like enjoying German gastronomy sitting enjoying the rays of the sun. A pleasure like tasting a beer while we eat a currywurst with all the sauces, and then a black forest cake. A wonder for the senses.

But Berlin is much more than this, that's why one of the best options to get to know it is spending a longer season. Currently and due to the economic and labor moment we are going through, many people have decided to invest time to learn German, which serves as an experience abroad, in addition to improving their work. One of the proposals of ESL Languages ​​is to combine German studies with a job half a day in order to make the most of the stay.

Nothing like spending a few days in Berlin to get to know Germany.

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