Mikhail Gorbachev - USSR
Mikhail Gorbachev was instrumental in the fall of the Berlin wall and the end of the cold war.

Berlin wall built
"The Anti Fascist Protection Barrier".

the berlin wall
The Berlin wall was used as a canvas for many artists.

Berlin attractions

Berlin Attractions

An overview of places to visit in the German capital city of Berlin
The station Potsdam-Pirschheide owes its existence ultimately the division of Germany. It was created at the intersection of line Potsdam - Seddin with the Berlin outer ring, which served to drive around West Berlin.

On January 18, 1958 he was consecrated as a "Potsdam Süd", early 1960s renamed "Potsdam Hauptbahnhof". On the upper floor perverse legendary "Sputnik" -Doppelstockzüge.

After the reunification of the long-distance transport used again, the Berlin light rail and the train station lost its importance. Today there holds only the RB 23 RB 22 moves without stopping by
First-class and internationally - that is the cultural landscape of Berlin-West.The exhibitions in the Dahlem Museum complex of Prussian Cultural Heritage Foundation with the Ethnological Museum and the Museum of Asian Art and European cultures can forget time and space, by dipping into foreign worlds and cultures. Built into it deep into the Grunewald forest and lake lies between the Hunting Lodge, the oldest palace in Berlin. This Renaissance castle you can admire the Elder and the Younger than 200 exhibits, including outstanding paintings by Lucas Cranach. Max Liebermann had a good feeling when he put his summer residence in 1910 at the Wannsee. The lake and its surroundings are still one of the most popular areas of Berlin. Anyone who is not resident here, comes as excursionists Liebermann's "castle on the lake" (Liebermann Villa), as he called it, has now been revived as a museum - a prime attraction since its opening. A must for art lovers also the Haus am Waldsee, an exhibition of international contemporary art. In the accompanying, lakeside park sculptures of various artists are presented. In addition to the exhibitions are regularly held discussions with artists, art workshops and concerts. The role of the Western powers in Germany dedicated to the Allied Museum. With objects of the "Cold War" and temporary exhibitions, it is a popular destination not only for American tourists. An experience destination for young and old alike is the open air museum Domäne Dahlem. Once a manor is dedicated to this museum on agriculture and nutrition with an ecological focus. Moreover, the domain Dahlem offers throughout the year a wide range of market festivals and events. On the organic farm, the young visitors can pet the animals. Also in Berlin-Dahlem, see the Brücke Museum. Here is the world's largest collection of Expressionist works is located.

In the elongating axis of Queen Luise-Str. there is the Botanical Museum.This establishment sees itself as a complement to the Botanical Garden.Here you can your knowledge of the plants of the world, even more than the ones you have taken in the garden in inspection, deepen detail. Theater lovers are also in good hands with us in the southwest. An interesting repertoire provides among others the renowned, built in neoclassical style and "Didi" Hallervorden operated Schlossparktheater whose history dates back to 1804 and belonged to the ensemble, inter alia, Hildegard Knef and Klaus Kinski. Just a few steps away is the Schwartzsche Villa. This listed building is an integral part of the cultural life of Berlin. Here especially concerts, exhibitions, readings and theater performances. Not an integral part of the cultural life of the district are home to clubs who are carriers of the local museums at the same time. The founded in 1923, home club Steglitz, whose co-founder was the former district mayor Karl Buhrow, located in the Drake Road 64A. The home club Zehlendorf is the successor of the local association of 1886. It is home to the village school house from 1828 the local history museum in the Clayallee 355. The aim of the volunteers of both teams is to learn about the historical development of the two districts. The varied program of events in the form of permanent and temporary exhibitions, historical city tours, exciting lectures, excursions and trips to convey in all facets of site-qualified knowledge of local history and urban development. Last but not least - the cinemas in Berlin's south-west!

An international array of offerings, an extraordinary range of products and multi-faceted collections determine the shopping in Berlin West. In the Schloßstraße shopping means finding unusual and special for every taste. The rich assortment of department stores, boutiques, jewellers and all other shops in combination with the lively street scene leaves nothing to be desired. Also in the side streets either side of the Schlossstraße you experience surprises at every turn. Precious and avant-garde fashion are found here as well as international spices, fine wines and exotic delicacies seduce gourmet tours in all flavors. Rarities make the heart of collectors beat faster and develop a passion for rare things. Mangas, umbrellas, vinyl records, unusual pieces of furniture form a treasure trove for explorers. Exclusive and original shops lend the side streets their own identity. For the residents, tourists and regular customers this small owner-operated businesses are alike. To help you find immediately all addresses, download here for free the current shopping guide for the popular shopping street in Berlin's south-west down. A considerable number of weeklies, Krämer and organic markets complements the rich palette. Accompanied by jazzy sounds, these present some impressive places in special architectural scenery, such as the Mexico Square, their goods. And do not forget the possibility of directly from the field, biological products in the farm shop the domain Dahlem to acquire and in a metropolis! Culinary stops allow recovery periods in the middle of shopping fever. Charming cafes with street views and terraces lining the boulevards, whose visit is enjoying great popularity with residents and guests. The diverse culinary directions open up a wide spectrum: from restaurants offer regional specialties on typical delicacies to exotic delights at everything the connoisseur enjoys. The beer gardens and cafes at the Wannsee are among the finest in the city. From the dignified economy to Gourmet, the cosy beer garden iconic corner pub: This is life pur! The same is true for accommodations in Berlin's south-west. Whether stylish hotels, cosy apartments or privately owned accommodation - Berlin West has all kinds of accommodations that are ideal for both short and extended stay. It offers excellent public transport links, either by public transport or by car via the AVUS and the city ring road offers easy access to the city centre. Find the most suitable for you accommodation in Berlin's south-west