The marketing slogan may have helped attract some of the city’s annual twelve million tourists and up to 40,000 new residents. But Berlin is €60bn in debt and average earnings are less than in the rest of the county. What makes Berlin so popular?
A 360-degree panorama of the Berlin Wall stands at the former Checkpoint Charlie border crossing. The panorama was designed by artist Yadegar Asisi, and shows scenes from a November day in 1980. Tourists love it.
Until October 2017 the International Horticultural Exhibition (IGA) celebrates garden design and green lifestyles in the city. As a highlight a cable car system gives visitors a bird's-eye view of the grounds.
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