Pedantry is one of the main traits of local residents. You can feel it almost everywhere. A real German will never be late either for a business meeting or for a visit to his beloved friend. Roads here are crossed only in right places; you may even get a little jealous of the skill and self-control of local motorists. However, locals are very open and they are absolutely bad in deceiving or hiding the truth.
1. Tourists, who prefer to save on everything during their rest, should purchase a handy pass «Berlin - Potsdam Welcome Card». The pass provides discounted rates in public transport, both in the...
It is believed that southern areas of the city are populated by more sociable and sincere people, while northern region of the city is home to more serious and sober inhabitants. Speaking on the national characteristics of local residents, it is worth noting their craving for holidays and public festivals. Colorful carnivals, festivals and fairs are held literally every month in the capital of Germany. Of course, this fact only pleases travelers. Celebrations are organized because of numerous reasons. Of course, most large-scale trade fairs and celebrations are held on Christmas Eve. Travelers never stop being amazed by the hospitality of the local people, their simple and measured lifestyle, as well as positive attitude towards life and rigor and reliability that come with it.
Beer lovers simply can’t fail to be attracted by the festival called Beer Mile, which is held on the first Saturday of August. All main celebrations take place in Friedrichshain district that prepares for the celebration - beer tents are set along a beautiful avenue. In these tents visitors can try best drinks from breweries from around the world. The first festival was held in 1996. Since this time the festival has become one of the favorite holidays for tourists and locals. Carnival of Cultures is a no less entertaining event. Here local residents demonstrate national costumes, musical and theatrical traditions of the peoples of the world. Here we should note that Berlin is often called "the city of peace" – the local people are very tolerant to different cultures. Fans of theatre art will find much interesting in attending the Dialogue festival that is famous for its vivid performances.