About BERLIN, GERMANY
Experience much more than just the Congress!
Berlin the dynamic capital city of the Federal Republic of Germany is a major attraction rich in diversity and culture. Berlin is the most multi-cultural city in Germany, where over 185 nations make up a population of 3.4 million. Covering an area of 892 square kilometers, Berlin is the Goliath among German cities. By international comparison, the German capital is the second largest city in the European Union in terms of its population and the fifth largest in terms of its area.
Berlin sets trends, whether sightseeing, galleries or gourmet restaurants, music or fashion – the German capital is never short of new experiences. Berlin has a vast array of over 175 museums renowned for the quality of their exhibits, and boasts more than 50 theatres and 300 cinemas. The city has 4,650 restaurants, around 900 bars and 190 clubs and discotheques. Berlin is entertainment central – dance, art, fashion, design and music are dynamic forces.
Enjoy an unparalleled spectrum of art, cultural and culinary attractions!
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Berlin has a temperate climate.
March Weather in Berlin:
Average High Temperature: 8 °C (46°F)
Average Low Temperature: 0°C (32°F)
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Standard European 230 V / 50 Hz voltage electricity is used in hotels. If travelling from countries outside Europe, you will most likely need a voltage converter.
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The local currency is the Euro. Credit cards are accepted in some places, though many Germans prefer to conduct transactions in cash; VISA and MASTERCARD or EUROCARD are the most popular credit cards. It is a good idea to have cash on you as some shops do not accept credit cards. Traveler’s checks are also available. For the latest currency exchange click here.