Berlin's history is reflected in its architecture. Today, the streets of Berlin are trying to transform with high-tech facilities. The renewed Reichstag symbolizes the country's modern architectural concept. The embodiment of innovative technologies is also the Lehrter station, equipped with a glass roof - a power station.
Berlin is considered an independent federal entity. Its area is approximately 883 sq. Km. The most popular districts of Berlin: Tiergarten, Mitte, Prenzlauer, Friedrichshain, Spandau, etc..
An attractive historical area for tourists is Mitte. Sights, architectural monuments and famous museums are concentrated in this place. Berlin has six residential areas with interesting Art Nouveau developments. These include the Britz quarter, the quarter next to Schiller's park, etc. The houses in them are distinguished by expressive architectural details. The presented areas have survived from the time of large-scale housing reforms carried out in the city in 1910-1933..
Famous city streets
In the center of Berlin, there is its main artery, the Unter den Linden boulevard. Back in 1647, linden trees were planted here, thanks to which the street got its name. It began to be considered a boulevard in 1770, after the construction of beautiful buildings for wealthy citizens. After the Second World War, the appearance of the boulevard was restored. Today, there are new buildings imitating the appearance of historical buildings. The boulevard Unter den Linden is the concentration point of Germany's glamorous life. The Brandenburg Gate is considered to be its beginning. The boulevard has a length of about 1390 m. Both pedestrians and motorists can move along it. It is included in the transport system of Berlin and connects the west and east of the city.
Unter den Linden is represented by a variety of architectural styles. The famous boulevard is home to a huge number of expensive boutiques, shops, restaurants and cafes. It also houses the Humboldt University, the Berlin State Opera, the Russian Embassy, the Crown Prince's Palace and other institutions..
In addition to the indicated street, the city has a Walking Mile, where the outlets of popular chain stores are presented. This is Kurfürsterdam street, which takes several hours to explore. Many boutiques, restaurants, bars and galleries can be seen on Oranienburg Strasse. This famous street is next to the TV Tower and the New Synagogue.