Curious Facts about Berlin

Curious Facts about Berlin

Why are there different types of traffic lights? What is the typical German car? What films are set in Berlin? The capital of Germany is full of interesting and curious facts that will surprise you.   



The Ampelmännchen are the little green and red men with a hat that are used in Berlin in the pedestrian traffic lights. Find out about its curious history.

Films set in Berlin

One of the best ways to discover the history of Berlin and Germany is through the various films set there. Find out which ones are the most popular.


The Trabant car, meaning “companion” in German, was the most popular East German vehicle, when it was colloquially called the Trabbi. Discover its history.