Berlin is the capital of Germany as well as its largest city. An international business hub, Berlin is a popular destination for professionals as well as tourists. The city is known for its distinctive history, modern economy, diverse architecture and high quality of living. As the ISTH 2017 Congress takes place during peak summer tourism season, the city will be alive with a cosmopolitan mix of people and events. Visit the official Berlin tourism website to learn more or click the links below for more information.

What to see?
Germany’s cultural and historical center is Berlin. There’s plenty to see and experience in this world- renowned city. Plan your free time through this extensive listing of sightseeing or hit the high points with this top 10 list of attractions.

Where to eat?
Berlin’s culinary scene is extensive and diverse. View an updated list of Michelin-starred restaurants and other notable restaurants here. Also, be sure to make note of the proper tipping etiquette.

The best apps for Berlin
There are several apps specifically designed to help you navigate Berlin, including Taxi Berlin, an app that will help you find a taxi. Please note that Uber does not operate in Berlin. See the best Berlin apps here.

Berlin’s city transit
Berlin’s public transit system will take you almost anywhere you want to go. Participants will have a logo on their name badge indicating that they have free access to all public transportation in Zone AB. Exhibitors do not receive this benefit. Learn more about public transit.

Participate in the ISTH 2017 social events
Join attendees for the ISTH 2017 5K Charity Run/Walk on Tuesday, July 11 at 8 p.m. Stay fit, help raise awareness and support ISTH’s global World Thrombosis Day awareness campaign. All congress attendees are invited to participate in a beautiful evening run (or walk) nearby in Berlin’s famous Grunewald forest. The participation fee is 10 EUR and all proceeds benefit World Thrombosis Day. Register here for the 5k. Also, plan to Join old friends and make new ones over dinner with local music at the ISTH 2017 Networking Evening. This exciting event will be July 12 at 19:00 at the Tempodrom in Berlin. Learn more and register through your Congress profile or sign up on site.

General information for ISTH 2017
Do you need further information about various general meeting guidelines, local customs and travel tips? Be sure to read the ISTH 2017 general information page.

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