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Prenzlauer Berg

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Prenzlauer Berg
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Address: 10435 Berlin, Germany
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This East Berlin neighborhood has been significantly reconstructed since...

This East Berlin neighborhood has been significantly reconstructed since reunification.

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Small-Group Berlin Sightseeing and Food Tour of Prenzlauer Berg and Mitte
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Nightlife Pubcrawl Tour through Alternative Berlin with Local Guide
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Private Half-Day Berlin Walking Tour: Hackesche Hoefe and Prenzlauer Berg

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Interesting Neighborhood!

Our children lived here when they first moved to Berlin. We loved to wander through the neighborhood, many interesting and unique shops and restaurants, beautiful trees and lovely... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Our children lived here when they first moved to Berlin. We loved to wander through the neighborhood, many interesting and unique shops and restaurants, beautiful trees and lovely people.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This tower along with other smaller towers close by are all part of a regeneration programme converted Into apartments . The towers stand proud on the top of a small hill in the centre of a family residential area . Really interesting construction of brick and steel and the converted apartments although quirky, work well in the area . Wiorth... More 

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Berlin, Germany
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you are longer in Berlin and find some extra time, you can do this. Walk around the Kollwitz-Platz. The district is somewhat known meanwhile as the new home for self-declared but rich alternatives which may be a little annoying, but nevertheless you'll find nice small shops and cosy restaurants here. So take a peek, and find out...

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

Just a regular neibourhood, but expensive to live due its location near centrum. There's all kind of people but not much to do here. What saves from the boredom is the park. If you like a peaceful and quiet place to live, here is a good option. The worst noise you can eventually be annoyed by is from any children... More 

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Wimborne, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017

Our hotel, The Circus, was on the southern edge of Prenzlauer Berg and was a short stroll to the pretty Volkspark Am Weinsbergweg with its lake and groups of locals enjoying the sunshine at Easter. Deeper into the district, there is the civilised Oderberger Strasse with its pavement cafes and restaurants and an old brewery redeveloped into an area containing... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017

We stayed in an apartment in the area and surrounding us in all directions were cosy coffee shops, quirky bars and fantastic restaurants (lots of Asian cuisine). Really well connected and easy to walk to/from the city centre. Seems like a cool district, can be quite quiet and not too touristy. If Im back in Berlin, I will look to... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

You can still meet ordinary families and common people - not too many turists. Except for the fleemarket in the Mauerpark area. But do not miss even if it is a bit overcrowded especially during weekends..

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Weilerbach, Germany
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016

lots of shops, restaurnts, off-beat areas and upscale offerings. Some Soviet style buildings - but also some from the late 1800's. Close to transportation to other areas of the city. Might be a few questionable areas if you are a lone female.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016

Our stay was based in a hotel in Prenzlauer Berg, which we chose because of the proximity to our daughter who lives here. The public transportation is excellent, with direct, easy access to by train and trolley to the main areas of Berlin. The architecture, for the most part, reflects the Soviet occupation, but the area is slowly recovering by... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016

Great place to explore. Wonderful little shops. We found a great little boutique on the corner of Husemann and Sredzkistraße which sells all types of nice clothing and a really nice, old fashioned neighbourhood French sausage place right next door. It's fun to explore these kind of places!

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Prenzlauer Berg
No Berlin neighbourhood has undergone a greater change than Prenzlauer Berg. The artists and non-conformists that defined the district’s intriguing subculture in the 1980s and 90s have been replaced by a young, hip crowd that frequents the many cafes. Where there were once run-down houses in the shadow of the Berlin Wall, there are now designer shops. Beautiful old homes have been modernized and renovated, and on Sundays, thousands turn the park next to remnants of the wall into a playground for street artists, musicians, and flea market shoppers. This attracts young urban families who enjoy the balance of big city life and small-town comfort. Meanwhile, trendy, young, upper-class visitors from all over the world are attracted to the local high-end shops, cafés, and sophisticated bars and restaurants. The merits of this transformation are a favorite topic of debate around the city, but it makes for some of the best people-watching Berlin has to offer.
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