Berlin has lengthy been a refuge for LGBTQ+ people, courting all the way in which again to the Nineteen Twenties. At the moment, it’s some of the LGBTQ+ pleasant locations in Europe: there are Delight Week occasions, homosexual bars, golf equipment, and events, queer cinema, a homosexual museum, and extra. The biggest occasion of the 12 months is Christopher Avenue Day (CSD Berlin), the place as much as 750,000 individuals march, rejoice, and exhibit on the streets. Whereas lots of the queer-oriented venues may be discovered within the homosexual neighborhoods such because the Rainbow District, you might be certain to seek out occasions all through the town. There are additionally quite a few companies which are queer-owened or promote themselves as LGBT pleasant.
Along with the nightlife, the town has a wealthy historical past which makes for excellent sightseeing. Stroll round beneath the aromatic linden bushes having fun with the unbelievable structure, go to museums, the Bradenburg Gate, or what stays of the Berlin Wall. On the Chekpoint Charlie Museum, you’ll be able to see the outdated guardhouse and Chilly Struggle relics at what was probably the most well-known crossing between East and West Berlin. On the japanese aspect of the town, you’ll be able to nonetheless discover the well-known and lovable hat-wearing Ampelmännchen (“little site visitors gentle males”) on the pedestrian crossing lights. There are additionally limitless alternatives to get pleasure from conventional German delicacies, beer, wines, and spirits, and the wonderful public transportation makes it simple to get round.