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Berlin Germany Transport

Berlin Germany Transport - The large city of Berlin Germany is a city steeped in very old and intriguing history. It has a very lively nightlife, and offers a multitude of clubs, bars, museums, palaces, and much more to entertain and delight any traveler. Much of Berlin was badly damaged during World War II, however these areas were reconstructed. A visit to Berlin is a very rewarding one for travelers and shoppers to this large German city.

Berlin is near three major airports including Tegel International, Schonefeld, and Tempelhof. Buses are available from this airport, but no train is available. Schonefeld offers the S-Bahn and train – the S9 line will take you to Berlin city center. Schonefeld also offers train services at similar cost.

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Berlin is so large, that understanding public transportation is critical. Thankfully, the Berlin transportation system is very efficient and easy to use. The U-Bahn is Berlin’s subway system, and uses a zone system. Tageskarte day cards (zones A & B), or the Berlin WelcomeCard, offers unlimited travel in zones A and B. These cards also offer a number of other discounts at most of Berlin’s tourist attractions – so they are well worth the money. These trains (S-Bahn) run often and are one of the fastest ways to get around Berlin. For more information, call 49-30-19449.

The underground subway system is called the U-Bahn, and is updated and easy to use. All U-Bahn stations offer electronic signs that provide the time of the next train, and direction. The U-Bahn provides extremely efficient transportation throughout greater Berlin.

Buses are slower than the U-Bahn or the S-Bahn; however they provide access to every location in Berlin. There are additionally express buses that don’t stop at every station. Fares are reasonable and they are very easy to use and navigate. Also consider taking a ride on the 100, which leaves from Zoo Station – you can tour most of historic Berlin from a double-decker tour bus.

Bicycling is a fantastic way to experience Berlin. The city offers a number of bicycle paths, and bicycles are a popular method of transportation for residents. Bicycle rentals are available, and guided bike tours are offered as well.

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Berlin Interesting Facts

  • Berlin is the largest country in Germany.
  • Berlin’s primary economy is based on the service sector.
  • Berlin is the third most-visited tourist destination in the EU.
  • Berlin is home to Europe’s largest convention center – the Internationales Congress Centrum.
  • The Berliner Ensemble, famous for the works of Bertolt Brecht, was established in 1949.
  • Zoologischer Garten Berlin was founded in 1844 and features one of the most diverse range of species in the world.
  • Tierpark Friedrichsfelde is Europe’s largest zoo in terms of square meters.
  • Berlin hosted the 1939 Olympics.
  • Berlin was the host city for the 2006 FIFA World Cup.
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