Berlin, the capital of Germany, is one of the most impressive cities in the world. The cosmopolitan city is constantly reinventing itself. The metropolis is a city of culture, politics, media and science and a popular tourist destination of course. Berlin is home to world famous universities, museums, orchestras and entertainment venues and is known for its contemporary arts, festivals, nightlife and diverse architecture. This unique blend gives the city a special flair and makes it one of Europe's most important cultural centers and favorite holiday destination.
With outstanding arenas and stadiums, sports metropolis Berlin is at any time a welcome venue for sporting highlights of international renown, such as UEFA Champions-League in 2015, European Track Championships 2017 or Indoor Hockey World Cup 2018.
The Olympic stadium of Berlin, which was built for the Olympic Games in 1936 and is also the home stadium for the soccer Bundesliga team Hertha BSC, will be the venue of the European Track and Field Championships this year.
The Berliners are always a fantastic crowd. They support their clubs loudly and with passion at the home games in the legendary Max-Schmeling-Halle or in the stadium An der Alten Försterei. They like it to cheer and celebrate with other fan groups at big sport events such as the BMW Berlin Marathon or at the welcome ceremony of the European Handball Champions 2016 also.
The sport metropolis Berlin offers best conditions for training and competition. With more than 2.400 sports clubs and more than 2.000 sports facilities as well as numerous parks and green spaces you have a great choice of sport activities and therefore surroundings indicating as well a high quality of life in Berlin.
Berlin is an exciting city with great sights, attractions and activities, very interesting to visit at any time.
Further information: www.visitberlin.de/en