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With over 35 informative sessions across a wide range of topics, including the dramatic new “Camelot2” project, this year’s PDF Days event is especially relevant as we look forward into the future of PDF technology.
You will visit the No. 1 PDF event – the PDF Days Europe 2017 in Berlin? Great!
Here are some hotel recommendations and sightseeing tips near the event location (SI Hotel / Google Maps):
SI Hotel (within the event location), rooms starting from 87.-€ (with cue “PDF Europe”)
The Hotel Steglitz International, your host with this bit of Berlin muzzle and a lot of heart. The 4 star hotel offers excellent transportation links and a central location within Berlin and Potsdam: directly highway connection to both airports and the exhibition center “Messe Berlin”, and also fair shuttle busses to the leading international trade fairs.
If you like to book this hotel, you can use the booking link / room allotment code “PDF Europe”
or the fax form: SI-Hotel-room-allotment form.
Novum Hotel Ravenna Berlin, rooms starting from 50.-€
Novum Hotel Ravenna Berlin Steglitz is located in a shopping area of Berlin in close proximity to Berlin Hauptbahnhof, Schaubuehne and Berlin Zoo. A metro station as well as Schloßstraße subway station are not far from the hotel. This property is 10 minutes’ walk to Botanischer Garten Berlin, German Archaeological Institute and Domane Dahlem. Novum Hotel Ravenna Berlin Steglitz is set close to a shopping street and fairgrounds. The hotel rooms are modern, all of them come with Wi-Fi, cable TV, a safe and a telephone. The restaurant serves Italian dishes.
Anna 1908, rooms starting from 49,-€
The villa among the LINDEMANN Hotels® is super conveniently located and yet very quiet in a small side street. Between green residences and Berlin city center is the Schloßstraße, one of the most popular shopping streets of Berlin, only a few feet away. This optimal location and transport connections to all central points in the East and West, as well as to Potsdam will enchant you.
Schloßstraße is the shopping centre in the borough of Steglitz.
Das Schloss – © Das Schloss
Between Walter-Schreiber Platz and Rathaus Steglitz is a separate, vibrant centre full of restaurants, shops, theatres and cinemas. Here the Das Schloss, Forum Steglitz und Schloss-Straßen Center shopping centres are complemented by the KARSTADT department store, Naturkaufhaus Galleria and Schloßstraße 110. The Globetrotter store, located directly at Schloßstraße U-Bahn station offers outdoor fans, active travellers and amateur sports enthusiasts everything imaginable for outdoor sporting activities. In April 2012, the renovated Steglitz shopping centre “Boulevard Berlin” reopened its doors to the public. With its 76,000 square metres (820,000 sq. ft) shopping space, it’s the second biggest shopping centre in Berlin. Altogether, Schloßstraße offers a total of 200,000 (over 2 million sq. ft) square metres of shopping fun!
Berlin courtyard at Hackescher Markt.
Hackesche Höfe © Pierre Adenis
Since the fall of the Berlin Wall, the Hackesche Höfe have developed into the central contact point for both Berliners and people visiting Berlin. Lavishly restored, these courtyards are located in the historic Scheunenviertel or barn district in the Spandau suburb of Berlin-Mitte.
A symbol of unity.
Brandenburger Tor © Scholvien
While the only remaining city gate of Berlin formerly used to represent the separation of the city between East and West Berlin, since the Berlin Wall came down in 1989 the Brandenburg Gate has now come to symbolize German unity. In addition, this gate made of sandstone is one of the finest examples of German classicism.
Germany`s largest square!
Alexanderplatz © visitBerlin / Koch
Alexanderplatz is one of the most famous squares in Berlin and certainly the largest. Named after the Russian Czar Alexander I, who visited the capital of Prussia in 1805, “Alex” became a traffic hub when a train station was established there in 1882. The construction of the Central Market Hall (1886) and Tietz department store between 1904 to 1911 transformed Alexanderplatz into one of the main shopping areas of Berlin. It was even made famous in 1929 by Alfred Doblin’s classic novel “Berlin Alexanderplatz.”
From the bridle path to the boulevard.
Kurfürstendamm © Scholvien
“Kudamm” is the most popular place for going on a stroll in Berlin. The 3,5 km long boulevard goes all the way from Breitscheidplatz in Charlottenburg, where the Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church is located, to the Rathenauplatz in Grunewald, where the villa district of the western part of Berlin begins.