Berlin offers every visitor what they like. Here you can find world-famous sights like the Brandenburg Gate, stroll through parks, go on the water and discover the city’s museums. But there are also places in Berlin that are a little off the beaten track. It is precisely these places, the “Berlin insider tips”, that make life in the city what we Berliners love so much.
I would like to introduce some of these places here.
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Did you know that there are currently 17 Spree tunnels in Berlin? There are already construction plans for tunnel number 18. Rotterdam has the Maastunnel and Berlin has the pedestrian tunnel Friedrichshagen - a tunnel under the Müggelspree.
The Hansa Quarter is just a few steps away on foot from the Großer Stern and the Siegessäule. Visually, there is a "wild jumble" of buildings that do not fit together. The fact that these buildings were designed by well-known architects and why they were built there is a special story.
Around General-Pape-Strasse, you can discover the former military site at 14 stations with the help of the history trail. Two stations are particularly impressive - the heavy load body and the SA-Memorial Site SA Prison Papestraße.
This article begins with …once upon a time… and ends with a big question mark. Once upon a time, the Siemensstadt S-Bahn ran from Jungfernheide station to Haselhorst. It's not that long ago that even my parents still drove this route to school and university every day and countless Siemens workers used this route every…
What a lot there is to find in Berlin's underground. Not only cellars, kilometre-long pipelines or sewers can be found here - here you can also find buried underground tunnels or underground tunnels that were built and never used. Come with us into the Eisack tunnel and deep under Innsbrucker Platz.