Maverick Guide to Berlin: 3rd Edition

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By Jay Brunhouse

Publisher : Pelican Publishing Company, Inc.

Maverick Guide to Berlin: 3rd Edition

ABOUT Jay Brunhouse

Jay Brunhouse



< A straightforward, timely guide to this reunited metropolis.< -- Los Angeles Times < While other sound guidebooks to Berlin are available, there is room for this up-to-date and very reasonably priced volume.< -- Library Journal It has been the setting for a threatening dictatorship, Hollywood spy thrillers, and some of the most earth-shaking political events of the twentieth century. Now, unified Berlin is the fourth-most-visited city in Europe. Once split by communist regimes, hidden behind the enigma of the Iron Curtain, and divided by the Berlin Wall, this global capital is teeming with mysteries, sights, and delights for travelers. From casual walks among gothic, postmodern, and classical architecture to day trips to the outlying villages, the updated Maverick Guide to Berlin: 3rd Edition leads visitors on a tour of the German capital with instructions on how to find the latest and finest dining, shopping, and hotels in the city. It is also an exciting guide to centuries of historyopolitical, artistic, and religiousoand a modern escort to awe-inspiring museums, cathedrals, and stately palaces. The Maverick Guide to Berlin is the first city guide of the acclaimed Maverick Guide Series . As much for entertainment as information, the new third edition of this now classic guidebook easily proves that this one city has as much to offer as some entire countries. About the Author Jay Brunhouse is a renowned travel writer and an expert on European rail travel. He is the author of Traveling the Eurail Express , and his articles frequently are syndicated