U-Bahn Berlin – Notice of Construction Works

Due to construction, the routes taken by U-Bahn lines U1 and U2 have changed. Line U2 continues to run between Pankow and Gleisdreieck. From Gleisdreieck, passengers will have to transfer to the new U12 line, which runs between Warschauer Straße and Ruhleben. Passengers who are travelling towards Uhlandstraßse can also transfer back to the U1 from Wittenbergplatz, from where it will once again follow its usual route.


W-LAN for all: “Public Wi-Fi Berlin”

Starting right now, Berlin visitors can surf on the city’s own W-LAN on their smartphones, tablets and notebooks for free for 30 minutes daily. There are 44 access points available in the districts of Mitte and Prenzlauer Berg for this. Registration is not necessary. Access is possible by simply confirming the terms of use.


Be safe in Berlin

The German capital is considered as very safe in comparison with other national and international metropolises. The highlights for tourists are among the busiest areas in the whole city. We hear from our visitors that they feel very safe in Berlin.


Airport taxis

You should always go to the taxi ranks indicated at the airports. This way you will avoid being tricked by wrong taxi drivers into forking out inflated fares.

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Five minutes’ walking distance from Alexanderplatz. Huge hand-painted film posters hang on the sandstone façade of the postmodern building from the 60’s. Though its architecture is striking from the outside, the building’s most impressive features are found inside. With its magnificent chandeliers, retro eastern European style, red armchairs and huge glass front, the cinema’s foyer is a highlight in itself. Be it premieres or gay parties, this cinema hosts all sorts of events where glamorous VIPs mix with students, film lovers and party people.