All articles on the topic "History"

The Golden Days of Autumn

The Golden Days of Autumn

Summer is a distant memory and all the coats and scarves have been unpacked. Now it’s time to face the new season and get out into the fresh air (or inside in the cosy warmth) […]

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International Museum Day 2016

International Museum Day 2016

Almost every place where humans live has a museum of some kind – whether it’s a collection of pet rocks from local children or the remains of a Babylonian gate from an ancient civilisation, the need […]

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The Best of the West by Bicycle

The Best of the West by Bicycle

Berlin is without question one of Europe’s great biking cities. There are numerous bike paths all over the city and almost more bicycle traffic than cars in some areas. Bicycles can be taken on public […]

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Street sculpture in Berlin

Street sculpture in Berlin

Since the fall of the Berlin Wall, the city has become a constantly transforming being. If the features of the city scape today were treasures laid out in a box, they would make for a […]

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A Tyrannosaurus Rex moves to Berlin

A Tyrannosaurus Rex moves to Berlin

Berlin gained its oldest and most highly anticipated resident last month, when the 66 million year old skeleton of a Tyrannosaurus Rex named Tristan Otto moved into the Naturkundemuseum. Expected to be on display for […]

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Faces of Berlin: Alexander von Humboldt

Faces of Berlin: Alexander von Humboldt

As part of our redesign in 2014, the hotel’s architect Jan Kleihues, designed the ‘Faces of Berlin’. This concept celebrates some of Berlin’s most beloved personalities in feature walls through the hotel and every month we present […]

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