SIGHTS AND LANDMARKS
The landmark in Prenzlauer Berg, locals refer to the district as Prenzlberg, is the more than 100 year old water tower
. It is the oldest water tower in Berlin and is close to the Kollwitzplatz. From here visitors has a unique view towards the Berlin TV tower.
is just a brief walk away. Today where previously once the Berlin Wall separated east and west of the city a green belt has been established and today is a popular meeting point. Every Sunday in the amphitheatre karaoke events are staged.
Prenzlauer Berg is known for its great number of independent galleries. Across the district paintings and photography are exhibited in nearly every street. A special highlight is the State Gallery
where visitors are regularly offered new exhibitions from a wide selection of artists. From your furnished apartment take a stroll through the street and discover the cultural diversity of Prenzlauer Berg!
If you want to go on an extensive shopping trip then Prenzlauer Berg is the place. The largest shopping street in the district is Schönhauser Allee
. Along three kilometres well established fashion labels meet small designer shops and boutiques. On the north side of the shopping street you can find the Schönhauser Allee Arcades
. Again, here the focus is fashion though tech fans will also find a lot on offer. The Kastanienallee is a road off Schönhauser Allee and has the reputation of being a hip scene. With its numerous designer shops, boutiques but also high-quality second-hand shops it is frequently described as the “creative centre” of Prenzlauer Berg. Should you be looking for individual and exceptional boutiques then you are sure to find something along Kastanienallee as well as adjacent Eberswalder Straße. From vintage boutiques all the way to young fashion designers everything is represented.
Despite the central location of our furnished apartments in Prenzlauer Berg you are still able to find extensive green spaces and parks which invite you to dwell and relax. The Volkspark Prenzlauer Berg is one of the largest parks in this district. On 29 hectares unadulterated park ground meets art. On specially laid out culture pathways you can enjoy six unique sculpture works and at the same time stroll through nature in the midst of the capital. In the listed Ernst-Thälmann-Park
west of the Volksparks visitors can unwind over an area of 16 hectares. At the park entrance leading in from Greifswalder Straße there is an impressive 13 metre high memorial in honour of Ernst Thälmann has been erected. Each Sunday the Mauerpark lures visitor with its weekly flea market
. Here private traders offer well-preserved pieces as well as commercial traders with handmade individual own creations.
Prenzlauer Berg is known for its culinary diversity. From traditional German food to Spanish tapas and all the way to Asian cuisine nearly everything can be found here. Many of these international and exotic restaurants are located in small side streets off Kastanienallee. Beyond this Prenzlauer Berg is especially renowned for its vegan and vegetarian cuisine as well as a wide range of alternative restaurants.
The restaurant Lucky Leek
particularly is known for its plant based cuisine. Here you can enjoy the diversity of the vegan culinary range in the midst of the modest but modern ambience. Equally the first paleo restaurant of the world is recommendable: the Restaurant Sauvage
. Since 2011 this place has been preparing food in accordance with paleo principles. The menu is diverse and offers a large range of dishes which are completely wheat-free, gluten-free and free of milk products and plant-based oils.
RECREATION AND SPECIAL HIGHLIGHTS
On a free day the Kulturbrauerei in Prenzlauer Berg lures as a regular venue for markets and open air events. Spread across 20 buildings and six connected courtyards you will find restaurants, a theatre and even a cinema. One is still able to recognise that this place was once used as a brewery which gives the place its unique ambience.
is also a popular place with night revellers. Today a number of live concerts are staged in the former boiler¬ and machine house. Furthermore the Kulturbrauerei has an own club where each evening you have the choice of a party programme. This is a place that you must visit when staying in one of our furnished apartments.