- Take in the opera festival in Berlin

February 25, 2010 (PRLEAP.COM) Travel News divulges anyone who enjoys visiting the opera should consider booking Berlin hotels at the end of next month.

This is because the city will be hosting its annual opera festival - Staatsoper Unter den Linden from March 26th until April 5th.

Located on the picturesque boulevard of Unter den Linden, which runs from just behind Alexander Platz to the Brandenburg Gate, the city's opera house will play host to a range of operatic performances.

Visitors can gain access to a tour around the spectacular surroundings of the opera house for as little as 5 (£4.35).

However, tickets for many of the shows during the festival are sold out, with travellers advised to contact the venue to check availability.

Performances will include Tchaikovsky's Eugen Onegin and Tristan and Isolde, with famous faces such as Daniel Barenboim and Pierre Boulez stepping up to conduct selected shows.

For anyone who simply wants to soak up the atmosphere around the opera house while seeing some of the city's sights, it is ideally located to access many of Berlin's historical landmarks.

A short walk down Unter den Linden will take tourists past the book burning memorial in Bebel Platz, the spectacular architecture of the Humboldt University and Check Point Charlie on Friedrichstrasse before arriving at the Brandenburg Gate.

To make the most of the Staatsoper Unter den Linden festival you should consider booking your hotel Berlin to avoid disappointment.