Berlin Hauptbahnhof

22 09 2007

The Berlin Hauptbahnhof (central train station) was opened in May 2006, just five years behind schedule. It is located north of the Reichstag, just about in the middle of nowhere.

Berlin Hauptbahnhof.

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Berlin Maps: all you need to know

27 07 2007

Don’t even think about walking around Berlin without a map. Especially if this is your first time in the city.

It is always good to carry a map with you if you wander around in an unknown city, and Berlin is no exception. What’s special about Berlin in this context is that it is relatively easy to find your way between distant locations, as long as you know how to make good use of it’s fabulous public transportation – and have a good map of Berlin.

The transportation includes two very thorough electric train systems (called U-Bahn and S-Bahn), many bus lines, and the Tram trains, a relic from the communist era. No single map I’ve seen contain all relevant information, but if you have a good map with the basic routes your more or less covered.

MPM’s Berlin transportation map.

 

MPM’s Berlin transportation map.

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