weeklytips
09.02.2016

Our weekly Berlin tips summary from Facebook & Google+. Enjoy!


09.02.2016 Dienstag / Tuesday THE ZOLAS + David Vertesi 8:00 pm@Musik und Frieden Tickets: 14€ After the last LP from 2012 „Ancient Mars“ we have a new release “Wino Oracle” If you like experimental Pop with influences from Queens of the Stone Age to Dr.Dre and the Pixies and Kraftwerk. http://musikundfrieden.de/ http://thezolasmusic.com/ https://www.facebook.com/thezolas http://www.landstreicher-konzerte.de/?p=3924 ———————- Anomalisa Animation, comedy, USA-2015, 91 Min. 05:55pm@Kino in der Kulturbrauerei http://www.paramountpictures.de/ http://www.imdb.com/title/tt2401878/?ref_=fn_al_tt_1 10.02.2016 Mittwoch / read more…

 
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02.10.2015

25 years German Reunification on 3rd October 2015


October 3rd marks the “Day of German Unity” ever since the German Democratic Republic (GDR) and West Germany reunited in 1990. Since then, the day is celebrated as a public holiday. Background Following World War II, the area that was Germany was divided into four military sectors controlled by France, the United Kingdom, the United States and the Soviet Union. On May 23, 1949, the sectors controlled by France, the read more…

 
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12.09.2015

Open Heritage Day 2015


Germany’s biggest and most popular heritage event the Heritage Day- in Berlin called “Day of the open Monument” is taking place on the 13th September and is free of charge. It offers the chance to visit historical landmarks that are either not usually open to the public, or would normally charge an entrance fee to visitors. Curators of monuments, archeologists, and preservationists lead tours through historical and remarkable housing complexes, read more…

 
bebelplatz
17.05.2015

Historic Berlin: Bebelplatz


Photograph by grazia via Flickr Creative Commons Bebelplatz is located between the Staatsoper Unter Den Linden, the Humboldt University and the Sankt-Hedwigs-Kathedrale. It’s also a short bus ride from the Citystay Hostel. The spot was supposed to be the centre of the ‘Forum Fredericianum’ with an opera house and palace surrounding it. Because of the outbreak of the First Silesian War in 1740 this project was not realised and the read more…

 
cathedral
17.05.2015

Citystay Hostel Travel Tips: Berlin Cathedral


  Photograph via Pixabay Commons The Berlin Cathedral is located on the Museumsinsel (Museum Island), which is just a short walk or bus ride from Citystay Hostel. Photograph by Stephan White via Flickr Creative Commons This grand cathedral was built between 1894 to 1905. One must-see feature in this majestic site for its crypt filled with the marble and tin sarcophagi of Hohenzollern princes and kings. There’s also a viewing read more…