London and Berlin – The two major Western countries, boasting centuries-old culture. Booming with galleries, museums and music venues with great cultural activities and nightlife, both these cities of Europe feature fascinating neighbourhoods, a rich history and heritage. Here is a comparison to help you decide which is the city you would love to explore first!
- London- The Tower of London, Westminster Abbey and The Buckingham Palace
- Berlin- Reichstag (parliamentary building), the Brandeburg Gate and Charlottenburg Palace
Pace of Life
- London: If you work in London, there is no way getting away from it and you’ll surely be caught up in the speed of life.
- Berlin: In Berlin, people tend to be in less of a rush and travelling in this city is somewhat more relaxed.
Number of Museums
Cost of Living
London is known for being one of the most expensive cities in the world to live, and when we compare it with Berlin, they’re a million miles apart. Cost of living in London is 43% higher than Berlin and rental prices are 70% lower in Berlin.
There are underground railway systems in both these places.
- Berlin– The U-Bahn
- London-The Tube
In London, a monthly public transport pass will cost you around £130, while it is £58 in Berlin. Taxis are also cheaper in Berlin by around 6% than London.
So, which European City do you feel is more fascinating to you? It really does come down to your personal choice!