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Berlin Tegel Airport (TXL)
Berlin Tegel Airport (TXL) is the busiest airport in the German capital, before Berlin Schönefeld Airport. The airport is a base for easyJet, Eurowings and Ryanair, Lufthansa offers flights to Frankfurt and Munich.
Berlin, the German capital, is known for its exceptional variety of attractions, its thriving cultural scene and a way of life that is both fast and relaxed.
Contrasts between historical buildings and modern architecture, between traditional and modern, distinguish the city from the rest. Berlin's sights - from the Brandenburg Gate to the Federal Chancellery - tell the story of an entire nation. The capital of Germany is home to all major government buildings, notably the historic Reichstag, the seat of the German parliament.
Berlin is a city of art, artists and museums. More than 170 museums, including those on the famous Museum Island, have displayed the world's treasures to the public. Culturally-minded visitors from all over the world flock to Berlin to see performances by leading orchestras - such as the internationally celebrated Berlin Philharmonic - and to attend ballets and operas in the three major opera houses. A multitude of theaters specializing in plays, variety shows, revue and cabaret offer stage entertainment in all its forms.
The famous Kurfürstendamm, the stately old Friedrichstrasse and the independent boutiques in and around the Hackesche Höfe offer endless shopping opportunities.
Today, people look to Berlin for the latest trends in lifestyle, music and art. Inspired by this outpouring of creativity, more and more artists from all over the world are flocking to the city, making it one of Europe's most exciting destinations. A characteristic of Berlin, in addition to its exuberance, is the way it constantly reinvents itself. But Berlin also has a relaxed atmosphere and many open spaces for a breath of fresh air. No city in Germany is greener than Berlin with its forests, lakes and extensive parks. This relaxed way of life can be found all over the city. When the weather warms up, life in Berlin moves to the beach bars, outdoor cafes and open-air cinemas and theaters - perfect for enjoying the sun and balmy summer evenings.