About London and Berlin

Opulent history, dazzling nightlife and scenic beauty are some of the features of the capital city of England and United Kingdom, London. Set on the River Thames, London is also the most populous city of England. London is a leading global city and one of the world’s leading financial centers. It has the fifth-or sixth-largest metropolitan area GDP in the world depending on measurement and is also considered a world cultural capital.

The capital city of Germany with a population of around 3.5 million people is the second most populous city and seventh most populous urban area in the European Union. It is a popular world city for culture, politics, media and science. The city is highly popular for its unique festivals, diverse architecture, dazzling nightlife, contemporary arts and a high quality of living. Over the past decade, it has also seen the emergence of a cosmopolitan entrepreneurial scene.

Tourist Attractions

London offers so many sightseeing and touring opportunities that almost everybody can find something to savor. Some of the prime attractions in the city include British Museum, National Gallery, V&A – Victoria and Albert Museum, Tower of London, Big Ben, Churchill War Rooms, Houses of Parliament, St. James’s Park, Natural History Museum, Wallace Collection, Hyde Park, Westminster Abbey, Borough Market, The London Eye, Brick Lane Music Hall, Regent’s Park, Camden Lock Market, The Courtauld Gallery, Up at The O2, The Royal Air Force Museum London, Royal Opera House, Bomber Command Memorial, Westminster and Sky Garden.

In Berlin also, you can find a number of attractions available to your delight. Some of the prominent ones include Reichstag Building, Brandenburg Gate (Brandenburger Tor), Berlin Philharmonic, Memorial of the Berlin Wall, Pergamon Museum, Topography of Terror, The Holocaust Memorial – Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe, Museum Island, German Historical Museum, Gedenkstaette Berlin-Hohenschoenhausen, Tiergarten, Potsdam’s Gardens, Gendarmenmarkt, Berlin Cathedral, Friedrichstadt-Palast, Gemaldegalerie, East Side Gallery, Neues Museum, Treptower Park, Classic Remise Berlin, Palace of Tears, German Museum of Technology Berlin (Deutsches Technikmuseum Berlin), Gesundbrunnen Bunker and Zoologischer Garten (Berlin Zoo).

Best Time to Visit

The best time to visit London is in spring when the temperatures are milder and the city’s parks are green and blooming. The best time to visit Berlin is from May to September when the climate is ideal.

Major Airports

Heathrow Airport (LHR) and Berlin Tegel Airport (TXL) are the primary commercial airports serving London and Berlin respectively.

Source by Aileen Carter