Take a break in this unruly, rambling park draped over the 66m-high Kreuzberg hill, Berlin’s highest natural elevation. It’s home to a vineyard, lawns for chilling, a waterfall and the Golgatha beer garden.

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1. Luftbrückendenkmal


Nicknamed Hungerharke (Hunger Rake), the Berlin Airlift Memorial right outside the former Tempelhof Airport honours those who participated in keeping the…

2. Bergmannkiez

0.42 MILES

The Bergmannkiez in western Kreuzberg is one of Berlin’s most charismatic neighbourhoods, thanks to beautifully restored 19th-century houses and a bevy of…

3. Chamissoplatz

0.45 MILES

Created in the 1880s, this charismatic square with its cobbled streets, old-time lanterns and octagonal public latrine looks virtually unchanged 140 years…

4. Alter St Matthäus Kirchhof


This pretty cemetery, created in 1856, was a favourite final resting place for Berlin's 19th-century bourgeoisie; it brims with opulent gravestones and…

5. Park am Gleisdreieck

0.63 MILES

Berliners crave green open spaces, and this vast park reclaimed from a former railway junction is the latest in a string of urban oases. A railway line…

6. Science Center Spectrum


Why is the sky blue? Can you see heat? Any why does a plane stay up in the sky? Kids (and grown-ups!) can find the answers to these and other timeless…

7. Deutsches Technikmuseum

0.74 MILES

A roof-mounted ‘candy bomber’ (the plane used in the 1948 Berlin Airlift) is merely the overture to this enormous and hugely engaging shrine to technology…

8. David Bowie Apartment

0.89 MILES

A memorial plaque marks the house where the late David Bowie and his buddy Iggy Pop bunked in the late '70s. The seven-room flat was on the 1st floor; Pop…