Berlin has lengthy been a refuge for LGBTQ+ people, relationship all the way in which again to the Twenties. As we speak, it’s probably the most LGBTQ+ pleasant locations in Europe: there are Satisfaction Week occasions, homosexual bars, golf equipment, and events, queer cinema, a homosexual museum, and extra. The most important occasion of the 12 months is Christopher Road Day (CSD Berlin), the place as much as 750,000 folks march, rejoice, and display on the streets. Whereas lots of the queer-oriented venues might be discovered within the homosexual neighborhoods such because the Rainbow District, you’re certain to seek out occasions all through the town. There are additionally quite a few companies which can be 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 timber 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 previous guardhouse and Chilly Struggle relics at what was probably the most well-known crossing between East and West Berlin. On the jap facet of the town, you’ll be able to nonetheless discover the well-known and cute hat-wearing Ampelmännchen (“little visitors gentle males”) on the pedestrian crossing lights. There are additionally limitless alternatives to take pleasure in conventional German delicacies, beer, wines, and spirits, and the wonderful public transportation makes it simple to get round.