Berlin - Overview
On 9th July 2006, Berlin hosts the World Cup Final.
|Berlin by night|
For everything you need to know about travel to and around Berlin, where to eat, sleep and drink in the city and what Germany's capital has to offer by way of things to do in between the footy, click here for an overview of the city.
Aug 13, 2004, 15:31
Berlin Olympic Stadium
The 2006 FIFA World Cup Final, plus several group matches and one of the quarter finals, will be played in Berlin.
|Venue for the 2006 World Cup Final|
This famous stadium, home to Berlin's top football team, Hertha, was extensively refurbished between August 2000 and late 2004 at a cost of 242 million euros.
Aug 15, 2004, 01:27
Hertha BSC Berlin
Hosts in Berlin are Hertha BSC. German Champions in 1930 and 1931, Hertha were one of the founding clubs in the Bundesliga in 1963, in which their highest finish to date was as runners-up in 1975.
|Fans of Bundesliga club Hertha Berlin|
One of the side's young defenders in their first ever Bundesliga game was Otto Rehagel, now Greek manager.
Aug 15, 2004, 01:36
Waldbühne big screen
Hedge your bets for July 9th! Where else is there to be on July 9th other than in Berlin! And if you can't get into the stadium, where's the next best place to be? How about a 20,000 capacity open-air amphitheatre 100 yards from the ground with a 100 square metre screen? If we can't get in the ground, that's where we're going to be, so we've already got our tickets for that, just in case! Find out more ...
May 18, 2006, 00:36
Berlin by air
Getting to Berlin by plane. The low down on airports, airline and getting into the city or straight to the ground.
Aug 13, 2004, 21:40
Berlin by rail
Getting to Berlin on Deutsche Bahn (German Rail). Details of Berlin's many railway stations, directions to the ground and connections to other venue cities.
Aug 13, 2004, 21:44
Berlin by road
Full details on travelling to Berlin by road. Directions from every one of the other World Cup venues.
Aug 13, 2004, 21:39
Berlin city centre to the stadium (1)
Directions available to print out from Alexanderplatz and Hackescher Markt to the east of the city centre across town to the stadium.
Aug 16, 2004, 19:52
Berlin city centre to the stadium (2)
Directions available to print out from Friedrichstrasse and Potsdamer Platz stations in central Berlin out to the football stadium.
Aug 16, 2004, 20:04
Berlin city centre to the stadium (3)
Directions available to print out taking you to the stadium from Lehrter railway station, Zoologischer Garten or Berlin's famous Kurfürstendamm.
Aug 16, 2004, 20:12