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Here you will find interesting streets, boulevards, bridges and squares in all districts. For specific buildings, see Buildings & Rooms or other pages.
Mitte
Bebelplatz

Bebelplatz


10117 Berlin

Stadtplan


The Nazis used this square to hold their rallies: Propaganda Minister Joseph Goebbels was here on 10th Mai 1933 to linstigate the burning of about 20,000 books by students from the nearby university including writings of Sigmund Freud, Erich Kästner, Heinrich Mann, Karl Marx and Kurt Tucholsky. A monument of the Israeli artist Micha Ullman is reminiscent of the book burning. Through a glass-bottom plate in the middle of the square you can look into an underground room with blank white bookshelves made of concrete.

Gendarmenmarkt

Gendarmenmarkt


10117 Berlin

Stadtplan


Der Gendarmenmarkt is a square in Berlin, and the site of the Konzerthaus and the French and German Cathedrals. The centre of the Gendarmenmarkt is crowned by a statue of Germany's poet Friedrich Schiller. The square was created by [Christian Unger] at the end of the seventeenth century as the Linden-Markt. The Gendarmenmarkt is named after the cuirassier regiment Gens d'Armes, which was deployed at this square until 1773. >> Wikipedia

Pariser Platz

Pariser Platz


10117 Berlin

Stadtplan


Pariser Platz is a square in the center of Berlin, Germany, situated by the Brandenburg Gate at the end of the Unter den Linden. The square is named after the French capital Paris in honour of the Allied occupation of Paris in 1814, and is one of the main focal points of the city. >> Wikipedia

Bertolt-Brecht-Platz

Bertolt-Brecht-Platz


10117 Berlin

Stadtplan




Friedrichstraße

Friedrichstraße


10117 Berlin

Stadtplan


The Friedrichstraße is a major shopping street in central Berlin, forming the core of the Friedrichstadt neighborhood. >> Wikipedia

Oranienburger Straße

Oranienburger Straße


10117 Berlin

Stadtplan


The Oranienburger Strasse is one of the more well-known streets in central Berlin. The street is popular for its numerous attractions and facilities, such as bars or cafes.

Checkpoint Charlie

Checkpoint Charlie


10117 Berlin

Stadtplan


Checkpoint Charlie was the name given by the Western Allies to a crossing point between East Berlin and West Berlin during the Cold War.Checkpoint Charlie was designated as the single crossing point (by foot or by car) for foreigners and members of the Allied forces. (Members of the Allied forces were not allowed to use the other sector crossing point designated for use by foreigners, the Friedrichstraße railway station). >> Wikipedia

Unter den Linden

Unter den Linden


10117 Berlin

Stadtplan


Unter den Linden is Berlin's central boulevard. It runs from the Pariser Platz on the east side of the Brandenburg Gate to over 1.5 km in the east direction to the Schlossbrücke, the connection to the Museum Island and the eastern center with the Television Tower.

Alexanderplatz

Alexanderplatz


10178 Berlin

Stadtplan


Alexanderplatz is a large open square and public transport hub in Berlin city centre, near the river Spree and the Berliner Dom.Originally a cattle market, it was named in honour of a visit of the Russian Emperor Alexander I to Berlin on 25 October 1805. >> Wikipedia

Hackescher Markt

Hackescher Markt


10178 Berlin

Stadtplan


The site is located at the southern end of the Rosenthaler Strasse, where once the Festungsgraben [fortified trench] extended.

Sophienstraße

Sophienstraße


10178 Berlin

Stadtplan


Small quiet side street behind the Hackesche Höfe with restored facades and lively and accessible backyards.

Nikolaiviertel

Nikolaiviertel


10178 Berlin

Stadtplan


The Nikolaiviertel is located in Berlin-Mitte, on the eastern bank of the Spree River between the Rathausstraße, the Spandauer Straße and the Mühlendamm. It is the oldest residential area in Berlin. In it’s center is the Nikolai Church.

Tiergarten
Potsdamer Platz

Potsdamer Platz


10785 Berlin

Stadtplan


Potsdamer Platz is an important square and traffic intersection in the centre of Berlin, Germany, lying about 1 kilometre south of the Brandenburg Gate and the Reichstag (German Parliament Building), and close to the south east corner of the Tiergarten park. It is named after the city of Potsdam, some 25 km to the south west, and marks the point where the old road from Potsdam passed through the city wall of Berlin at the Potsdam Gate. After developing within the space of little over a century from an intersection of rural thoroughfares into the most bustling traffic intersection in Europe, it was totally laid waste during World War II and then left desolate during the Cold War era when the Berlin Wall bisected its former location, but since the fall of the Wall it has risen again as a glittering new heart for the city and the most visible symbol of the new Berlin. >> Wikipedia

Großer Stern

Großer Stern


10785 Berlin

Stadtplan


The Großer Stern is the central place in Berlin's Tiergarten. In the middle of the square stands the victory column with the " Goldelse " (golden sculpture of Victoria with a laurel wreath) on top. It was moved to where it stands now in 1938, when the Victory Column was moved from Königsplatz, the current place of the Republic in front of the Reichstag, to here and also from proportional reasons a pillar drum was added.

Kulturforum

Kulturforum


10785 Berlin

Stadtplan


The competition "capital Berlin" from 1958 led to the idea to build a new cultural center in West Berlin on the edge of the Tiergarten. It should become the middle of a future total-Berlin and form a part of an east-west running "cultural band" in conjunction with the historical center in the eastern part of the city. 1959 the Berlin House of Representatives decided to relocate the New Philharmonic at the southern edge of the Tiergarten. The winning design by Hans Scharoun, which was first designed on a location at the Bundesallee in Berlin-Wilmersdorf, was not fundamentally revised. Scharoun understood the Philharmonic as part of a city landscape t with loosely grouped buildings, that should be expression of a democratic community feeling. Based on a delineation by Scharoun of 1971 his longtime employee Edgar Wisniewski designed the Chamber Music Hall of the Philharmonic, which was built between 1984 and 1988. Already between 1977 and 1984 Wisniewski had built the Institute for Music Research with the Museum of Musical Instruments to the northeast of the Philharmonic. Between 1965 and 1968 the New National Gallery of Ludwig Mies van der Rohe. The State Library was built as from 1967. After Scharoun's death in 1972 Wisniewski completed the construction in 1976.

Marlene-Dietrich-Platz

Marlene-Dietrich-Platz


10785 Berlin

Stadtplan


Newly constructed square at the southern end of the Potsdamer Platz area with artificial pond. When the weather is fine it’s ideal to sit outside.

Reinickendorf
Alt Lübars

Alt Lübars


13469 Berlin

Stadtplan


Lübars is the oldest village in the district of Reinickendorf. Here you feel as though you are in the middle of the countryside with the village church and the preserved village structure. The first written mention of Lübars is from the year 1247. It was incorporated into Berlin in 1920.
Before the fall of the Wall in 1989, in West Berlin Lübars wasa curiosity and attraction, because it was the only settlement with a village character within the then walled and densely populated city of millions.

Spandau
Altstadt Spandau

Altstadt Spandau


13597 Berlin

Stadtplan




Imchenallee

Imchenallee


14089 Berlin

Stadtplan


Traveling from the centre of the city takes time, but it’s worth it to experience rural Berlin. There is also Wannsee bay which has a modern marina and a modern designed harbour promenade. Some beer gardens invite you to linger with a view of the Wannsee beach.

Charlottenburg
Kurfürstendamm

Kurfürstendamm


10623 Berlin

Stadtplan


The Kurfürstendamm (colloquially also Ku'damm) is a 3 ½-kilometer-long boulevard in the district of Berlin Charlottenburg-Wilmersdorf, running from the Breitscheidplatz all the way to the Rathenauplatz.

Breitscheidplatz

Breitscheidplatz


10789 Berlin

Stadtplan


Today the Breitscheidplatz lies within Charlottenburg (a region of inner-city Berlin) at the tip of the Tiergarten between the Kurfürstendamm (a large, popular alley in Berlin West), the Tauentzien and the Budapester Straße.

Dernburgplatz

Dernburgplatz


14057 Berlin

Stadtplan


at Lietzensee

Wilmersdorf
Rathenauplatz

Rathenauplatz


10711 Berlin

Stadtplan


Said to be the busiest road junction in Europe, Rathenauplatz is between the urban motorway, Grunewald and the western part of Berlin. In the middle of the square there is a sculpture by Wolf Vostell from the year 1987 "Cadillacs in the form of naked Maja."

Ludwig-Kirch-Platz

Ludwig-Kirch-Platz


10719 Berlin

Stadtplan


An elegant square with stylish plants and a fountain in front of the St.Ludwig Church. The square and the side streets are lined with bars and restaurants, many with outdoor terraces.

Rüdesheimer Platz

Rüdesheimer Platz


14197 Berlin

Stadtplan


A small oasis in the midst of the big city. To Rüdesheimer Straße itself you will find the Siegfried fountain. It was designed in 1911 by Emil Cauer d.J. andsis dominated in the middle by a statue of Siegfried the horsedriver. It is flanked by two sculptures: to the right, a wine queen, to the left by a male sculpture - also known as Father Rhine. From the end of May to the end of September here can be found daily wine tastings from the Rheingau-Taunus- area.

Steglitz
Lichterfelde West

Lichterfelde West


12205 Berlin

Stadtplan


Lichterfelde West, established in 1860, is known as the oldest residential district of Berlin with grandiose villas, and is still dominated by 19th century stately mansions, large gardens, small alleys and cobbled streets. The villas in Lichterfelde-West are characterized by a large diversity of styles, as well as art nouveau buildings, which were built in 1900. After 1900 Lichterfelde-West was joined with Berlin-Grunewald to the north through the development of Dahlem as one more residential quarter.

Zehlendorf
Mexikoplatz

Mexikoplatz


14163 Berlin

Stadtplan




Tempelhof
Platz der Luftbrücke

Platz der Luftbrücke


12101 Berlin

Stadtplan


On the square in front of the Tempelhof Airport since 1951, the Airlift Memorial, which is also called “Hungerkralle” [hunger claw] or “Hungerharke” [hunger rake]. The identical counterpart to this is in the southeast corner of the Frankfurt airport, adjacent to the A5 highway. This double monument was designed by Eduard Ludwig.

Schöneberg
Viktoria-Luise-Platz

Viktoria-Luise-Platz


10777 Berlin

Stadtplan


The area around the square, which is connected in the north to the Bavarian Quarter, is still composed of burgeois rental houses, partially with the character of town villas of the early20th century. The houses survived the Second World War and the subsequent redevelopment of the 1950s without major damage. Many houses have been renovated based on old standards, so that people get a good impression of the dignified lifestyle in this former Berlin suburb.

Winterfeldtplatz

Winterfeldtplatz


10781 Berlin

Stadtplan


Winterfeldtplatz is a weekly market place in the district of Berlin-Schöneberg. The long square arranged in a north-south direction has a size of approximately 280 × 80 meters between Maaßenstraße and Nollendorfplatz.

Wittenbergplatz

Wittenbergplatz


10789 Berlin

Stadtplan


Wittenberg Platz, at the end of Tauentzienstraße, is the home of the largest department store in Europe, the KaDe We, and the underground station Wittenbergplatz built by Alfred Grenander 1910 -13 in the neo-classical style.

Kreuzberg
Bergmannstraße

Bergmannstraße


10961 Berlin

Stadtplan


The Bergmannstraße is a popular road, with a number of cafes, restaurants and small shops, in particular flea markets and antiques shops. About half way along it is one of the last remaining original market halls, the Marheinekehalle.

Mehringplatz

Mehringplatz


10969 Berlin

Stadtplan


Mehringplatz is located in the northwestern part of Berlin's Kreuzberg district, and is one of three major squares which were constructed when the city expanded in around 1730. It is the southern endpoint of the Friedrichstraße. Its landmark is a fountain with the peace column, established in 1843. During the Second World War the place was completely destroyed, and then restored with modified roads and new buildings.

Berliner Hochbahn

Berliner Hochbahn


10969 Berlin

Stadtplan


The Berliner Hochbahn, was opened in 1902, was built above ground because of the marshy subsoil in the area. Today, the roads under the elevated rail are often scenes of car chases in TV thrillers.

Mariannenplatz

Mariannenplatz


10997 Berlin

Stadtplan


The Mariannenplatz is a relatively large area and could be mistaken for a park. On Mariannenplatz is what used to be the Bethany Hospital, which today is called the Bethany art house and houses the Department of Culture of the district.

Köpenick
Alt-Köpenick

Alt-Köpenick


12555 Berlin

Stadtplan


The picturesque streets and lanes around the town hall should be visited on feet.

Kietz

Kietz


12557 Berlin

Stadtplan




Schlossplatz

Schlossplatz


12557 Berlin

Stadtplan




Friedrichshain
Frankfurter Allee

Frankfurter Allee


10247 Berlin

Stadtplan


During the Second World War there was intense fighting in the Frankfurter Allee which was almost entirely destroyed . It was rebuilt after the war in a kind of “gingerbread” Stalinisitic style.

Oberbaumbrücke

Oberbaumbrücke


10997 Berlin

Stadtplan


The Oberbaumbrücke in Berlin connects the districts of Kreuzberg and Friedrichshain over the river Spree and is located between the Else Bridge and the Schilling Bridge. It crosses it to its widest point and is 154 meters in length, the longest bridge in Berlin. It is the symbol of today's district Friedrichshain-Kreuzberg.

Prenzlauer Berg
Helmholtzplatz

Helmholtzplatz


10437 Berlin

Stadtplan


Renovated facades, renovated buildings, new cafes, restaurants and many bars where the eye can see. Obviously this attracts primarily young families: This area has the highest birth rate in Europe.

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