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Kreuzberg

Berlin, Germany (Kreuzberg)
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Ranked #82 of 442 attractions in Berlin
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Type: Neighborhoods
Activities: Shopping, City walk sightseeing, Nightlife
Description: This West Berlin neighborhood has long been a nexus for Berlin's socially alternative population.
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English first
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 NEW

I had a chance to stay there for a week and man o man,what a week it was. All those nice streets and shops abs bars... You can never be bored there. All those stories about how dangerous it is..well,it is dangerous everywhere,can't say it is more dangerous there. Be open minded and friendly to everybody, you will have fantastic... More

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Munich
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58 reviews 58 reviews
4 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

Go to Berlin 1x a year. Went to a Craftbrew pub in this area. Was pick pocketed by a group of 4 Arab or North Africans. Happened so fast I could not react. There are cool places there but be careful, do not engage in any interaction on the street esp with 2 or more persons. It starts very harmless... More

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014 via mobile

So quirky and different, a mix between Brighton and Camden. I can imagine it's not everyone's cup of tea but I think everyone should visit at least once, amazing bars and restaurants (cheap too). Travel is easy just jump on any train (also cheap). People are very friendly to! Not a bad word to say! I had a brilliant time

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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014 via mobile

Situated in Bockhstrasse, the apartment was spacious, clean and very convenient for U-Bahn and local shops, bars and restaurants. I would recommend this company when choosing apartments in other areas and hope to use them again. If going to Kreuzberg, Berlin, be aware though that if you have problems with stairs this one is definately not for you, being in... More

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15 reviews 15 reviews
9 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

Being from Fitzroy in Melbourne we loved this area! Amazing cafes and coffee, awesome street art, thrift shops, markets and parks! Home to Germans alternative "artsie" crowd it is definately full of weird and wonderful people. Not for toffs looking for a posh German experience, its a working class suburb :)

Was this review helpful? Yes 5
Switzerland
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16 reviews 16 reviews
4 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014

This area is lively, busy, Turkish and a wonderful place to visit to feel the energy of a bustling neighbourhood. We loved it.

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Perth, Australia
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2014

if you go to berlin and you like some really cool bars, go to kreuzberg! the image is changing at the moment and there are living a lot of students. you also get some really good burgers and kebabs! everything is pretty cheap like good local beers and its definitely worth a visit!

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Milan, Italy
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118 reviews 118 reviews
69 attraction reviews
100 helpful votes 100 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2014

This area is full of graffiti, immigrants, kebab vendors and I was asked more than once if I wanted to buy drugs. It does not even feel like being in Germany, with the whole Turkish kebab shops, rather in Istanbul or some other Middle East city. Stay away from here, nothing to see and to do.

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Attard, Malta
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2014

This place looked very run down with graffiti spoiling every single wall as well as most doors and windows! It felt very unsafe as soon as I walked out of the train station and I honestly couldn't get out of the area quickly enough! Definitely not a place I would go back to when I visit Berlin again.

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London, United Kingdom
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71 reviews 71 reviews
26 attraction reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2013

The area in General is run down except for a few locations close to the river which is empty in winter. The rest of the area is ugly and full of graffiti! Maybe is better in summer?

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