A guide to Berlin. It helps you read expert background on everything from the Reichstag to Eastern Berlin's cultural scene, and find information on Berlin's history, politics and traditions. illustrations
The fully updated and redesigned tenth edition of The Rough Guide to Berlin - now in full colour throughout - is the definitive guide to this extraordinary city, with its fascinating historical sights, world-class museums, cutting-edge galleries and architecture and pulsating nightlife. Read expert background on everything from the enduring Reichstag to Eastern Berlin's cultural scene, and find comprehensive information on Berlin's history, politics and traditions. The introduction will help you choose where to go and what to see, inspired by dozens of stunning photos. Author Picks highlight special places, while the Things Not To Miss section runs through all the must-sees.Navigation through the book and on the ground is aided by clear colour maps with every chapter. Each one is keyed with all the accommodation, eating and drinking options, nightlife venues and shops that are reviewed in detail in our Listings chapters. You'll also find practical advice on a greatly expanded selection of day-trips from the city into Brandenburg: including Potsdam and Park Sanssouci, Sachsenhausen and the Spreewald.With critical listings of the best places to eat, drink, sleep and party for all budgets, this guide gets under the skin of this dynamic city. Whether you have time to browse detailed chapters, or need fast-fix 'Top 5 boxes' that pick out the highlights you won't want to miss, The Rough Guide to Berlin won't let you down!