Tourists love Berlin and this is obvious when counting approx. 6 million overnight stays in 2006. Being an influent political center of the European Community and possessing a cultural and historical wealth, Berlin developed as one of the most popular cities in Europe.
A city of contrasts, of culture and subculture, of luxury establishments and a vital alternative scene, Berlin´s image is unique – and Berlin’s spectacular nightlife and architecture are known worldwide.
Hosting the government, the German administration, a few ministries and many other governmental facilities, Berlin attracts many media companies that are establishing here, in the centre where the biggest economical and political decision are taken.
In addition to the glowing economy, this city surprises with its huge amplitude – Berlin consists of 12 districts and is Germany’s largest city with approx. 892 km² - it is nearly three times as big as Munich.
The green environment and various water areas like Spree river, Havel river and Wannsee lake, provide a wide variety of recreational alternatives. Almost all sports can be exercised here, like the classics sailing, tennis and golf but even paragliding and free climbing are possible.