SIGHTS AND LANDMARKS
One of the landmarks of Berlin Charlottenburg is the Charlottenburg Palace. Built in 1699 today it is a museum. Amongst other thing visitors can view the apartment of Frederick the Great with a number of paintings and the mausoleum of Queen Luise. The palace is regarded as the nicest and largest maintained Hohenzollern residence the capital has and looks back on a long history. Thanks to subsequent generations that extended the palace according to their respective taste visitors are today able to enjoy a harmonious compilation of architecture from different eras.
Also worth visiting is the Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church, which locals refer to as “Hollow Tooth”. It is to be found at Breitscheidplatz between Kurfürstendamm and Budapester Straße. Completed in 1895 is today also a museum and war memorial for peace. Due to the damage during the Second World War and the subsequent reconstruction there is today a vibrant contrast between modernity and history that lures many visitors.
During your stay in one of our furnished apartments in Berlin Charlottenburg you are able to enjoy countless cultural offerings. So for example the Kino Zoo Palast is known as venue for hosting the Berlinale which is a popular cinema with locals and visitors. The listed halls on the ground and top floor give the former exhibition halls at the Zoo a historical ambience. Any visitor to the area must plan to go to the Deutsche Oper Berlin. It includes the three of Berlin’s largest opera houses which is home to the Berlin State Ballet and the Choir of the Deutsche Oper Berlin. The Bröhan Museum for Art has a focus on Art Nouveau, Art Déco and Functionalism. To conclude the varied cultural offering there is the Helmut Newton Foundation Museum for Photography which was once used as a casino.
It is of course also possible to go on an extensive shopping tour when living in temporary accommodation in Charlottenburg. The Mall Bikini Berlin spread out across three floors offers something matching everybody’s taste. The 7,000 square metre large roof terrace also offers a unique view towards the Berlin Zoo and its animal inhabitants.
Exclusive department stores and fashion shops can be found along Kurfürstendamm, the main road in the district Charlottenburg-Wilmersdorf. Over 3.5 kilometers shoppers will be able to choose between fashion brands and unusual boutiques ensuring all tastes are catered for.
Charlottenburg impresses with the number of green spaces and parks. The oldest park in Berlin is the Schlosspark Charlottenburg which is part of Charlottenburg Palace. It has large lawn area, a number of ponds and moats as well as playgrounds that invite you to linger. The Volkspark Jungfernheide stretches out over a 146 hectare large area making it the second biggest park in the capital.
Highlight of the park is the 38 metre high water tower and century old oaks and beeches. The listed Lietzenseepark in contrast impresses visitors with impressive cascades. Its old stock of trees, many sunbathing lawns and particularly central location not far from the Berlin Exhibition Centre are features of this park.
Berlin Charlottenburg provides visitors of our furnished Apartments with an multi-faceted array of restaurants, cafés and bars. You can enjoy the creative French cuisine in the restaurant Les Solistes which is situated opposite Bahnhof Zoo Berlin. In purist luxurious ambience you enter the world of Pierre Gagnaire, known as the “Picasso of French cuisine”. Also around the Berlin Zoo the First Floor Restaurant presents classic cuisine in contemporary staging. The luxurious ambience and the modern atmosphere complement this first class restaurant. Later on enjoy first class cocktails in the Bristol Bar is regarded as one of the 10 most elegant bars in the capital. With live music and a small dance floor you can bring the day to a perfect end.
RECREATIONAL ACTIVITIES AND SPECIAL HIGHLIGHTS
During your stay in one of our apartments in Berlin Charlottenburg thanks to their central location you can plan your recreational activities in accordance to your wishes. Enjoy a body and peeling massage in the Aspria Spa & Sporting Club with Caribbean sea sand or relax in one of the saunas or whirlpools. The public bath Charlottenburg has something on offer for the entire family. Known in common parlance as “alte Halle” the listed swimming bath with a 25 metre long pool in Art Nouveau style regularly fascinates visitors. In the evening it is recommended to go to Stage Theater des Westens which is one of Berlin’s most well-known musical stages. The Blue Man Group or the Berlin Musical “Hinterm Horizont” are regularly performed here.
Opt for a temporary accommodation in Berlin Charlottenburg and enjoy the unique harmony of central location and pure relaxation.