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Things to do in Berlin over Christmas?

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Hi all

I'm planning on going To Berlin over Christmas (22-27th Dec).

As far as I know, a lot closes over the Christmas break, can anyone recommend things to do during this time that would be open etc?

Thanks

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Can't help with specifics, but here is the general information that you will need:

The afternoon of Christmas Eve (2 pm onwards) is a bit like Christmas Day in the UK - the main differences being that there will be public transport and that only very very few restaurants will be open (i.e., far fewer than are open in the UK on Christmas Day)

Christmas Day is almost like a normal German Sunday - shops closed, many restaurants open (but likely to be very busy, so do book ahead). I don't know if any museums will be open in Berlin, possibly not

Boxing Day is similar to Christmas Day, but it's likely that a few more attractions will be open. Shops will be closed (except for those that are normally open on Sundays - shops at airports and train stations, convenience stores at petrol stations)

The 27th will be a normal day. Unlike us Germans don't get extra holidays if Christmas falls on a week-end.

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Thank You!

Thats really helpful

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