Like arms of a starfish, five roads merge into the roundabout called Grosser Stern at the heart of the Tiergarten. At its centre is the...
Akademie der Künste
The Academy of Arts has a pedigree going back to 1696 but its programming is solidly rooted in the here and now. It covers all forms of...
Berlin’s rulers used to hunt boar and pheasants in the rambling Tiergarten until Peter Lenné got to landscape the grounds in the 18th...
The Grips is the best, and best-known, of Berlin’s youth stages, producing high-quality topical and critical plays that are suitable for...
Teehaus im Englischen Garten
The gastronomic anchor of the English Garten in the northwestern corner of Tiergarten park, this thatched-roof teahouse with outdoor...
Schloss Bellevue information
Lonely Planet review
The German president makes his home in snowy white Schloss Bellevue. The neoclassical palace was built in 1785 by Philipp Daniel Boumann for the youngest brother of Frederick the Great, then became a school under Kaiser Wilhelm II and a museum of ethnology under the Nazis. The president is supported by the Bundespräsidialamt (Office of the Federal President) based in the oval modern building south of the palace.