Berlin and Prague are two popular destinations in Europe. Both cities offer many attractions and interesting sights.

Berlin or Prague?

1. Berlin x Prague Overview

Berlin or Prague?Berlin – ©Ira Huz

Berlin or Prague?Prague – ©Xiaofen P

Berlin is the capital and largest city in Germany, with several attractions and famous sights such as the Brandenburg Gate and the Berlin Cathedral. You will certainly breathe a lot of history and get an idea of how the city was divided after the Second World War.

In Berlin, countless attractions will take you back to that period, such as the Berlin Wall Memorial and Check Point Charlie.

Prague is considered one of the most beautiful cities in Europe, it is the largest city and capital of the Czech Republic. It is known for its beautiful churches and the Prague Castle.

2. Hotels

Berlin Marriott Hotel©Berlin Marriott Hotel

Four Seasons Hotel Prague©Four Seasons Hotel Prague

In Berlin the average price for a 3 star category hotel is USD 76 and for a 5 star category hotel it is USD 233.

And in Prague the average price for a 3 star category hotel is USD 60 and for a 5 star category hotel it is USD 145.

3. Shopping

KaDeWe in BerlinKaDeWe Berlim – ©Claudio Schwarz

Shopping area in PraguePrague – ©Xiaofen P

Berlin is home to the famous KaDeWe department store, and the city’s most fashionable area is the Kurfürstendamm.

In Prague at the Slovansky Shopping Mall there are several charming boutiques, and the luxury brands are concentrated in the elegant Parizska.

4. Museums

Museum in Berlin©Staatliche Museen zu Berlin – ©Fabian Fröhlich

Museum in Prague©Národní muzeum Prague

In Berlin it is possible to visit the Museum Island, a complex with 5 museums on an island on the banks of the Spree. In addition to this museum complex, the city offers other options of world-class museums.

Prague also has excellent museum options, the highlights include the National Museum and the Museum of Decorative Arts, installed in a neo-Renaissance building.

5. Parks

Tiergarten in BerlinBerlin – ©Adam Vradenburg

Park in PraguePrague – ©Martin Kopta

The Tiergarten is the most popular urban park in Berlin with an area of 520 acres. It is also considered one of the largest urban parks in Germany.

Prague has great park options like Stromovka and Havlicek Gardens.

6. Palaces

CharlottenburgBerlin – ©Dmitry Makeev

Palace in Prague©Lobkowicz Palace Prague

In Berlin, the largest palace complex is the Charlottenburg Palace, which was damaged during World War and then reconstructed.

In Prague there are beautiful palaces, including the Lobkowicz Palace located in the castle complex, and also the Černín Palace located near the Strahov Monastery.

7. Day Trips

Potsdam day trip from BerlinPotsdam – ©Dope Masters

Cesky Krumlov day trip from PragueCesky Krumlov – ©Vlad Kiselov

From Berlin it is possible to visit the beautiful cities of Potsdam, Schwerin, Dresden on a day trip.

And from Prague it is possible to visit on a day trip destinations like Cesky Krumlov, Dresden and Plzeň.

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