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What to Do in Berlin During the Day

Museum Island

Since the Iron Curtain fell in 1989, no city in Europe has come alive like Berlin.

When the Berlin Wall was demolished, the capital was united for the first time in decades and its people were determined to start afresh. Handsome new buildings sprung from the rubble, dour grey concrete got a lick of paint, and lush green parks flourished once again. Despite this thirst for innovation, Berliners still take pride in their pre-war history, and the city is studded with some breathtaking memories of Prussia. Here are some of the highlights.