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Oct 8, 2017
“Simply astonishing ”
Aug 14, 2017
“An interesting area to visit”
Once Berlin's Jewish neighborhood, this historic area of the city has recently become a popular nightspot.
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Reviewed October 8, 2017 via mobile

If you have at least 2 hours to spend in that neighbourhood, just take this advantage. You will be probably amazed from what you will find there. A nice combination of houses, art and structure.

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank 354huguess
Reviewed August 14, 2017

Arrive via Nordbanhnhof which was a 'ghost station' during the time of the Berlin wall. There is an exhibit as you exit on it. Then cross the road to Gedenstatte Berliner Mauer to visit the park plus information and view the death strip. It is...More

Date of experience: July 2017
2  Thank Paul A
Reviewed May 17, 2016 via mobile

Chanced upon this great building with a beautiful mosaic floor built as a girl school which now houses a dining room and a cafe. That "Neue Sachlichkeit" also was an architectural style came as a surprise. Checking it out on August Strasse.

Date of experience: May 2016
2  Thank Stephanium
Reviewed September 6, 2015

Great neighbourhood. Lots of to see and do and eat there. Just walk around all the streets and you find some fabulous courtyards turned into cafes and galleries. A very dynamic and up and coming neighbourhood. Would have loved to spent more time there.

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank Emilia M
Reviewed August 27, 2015

The Scheunenvertel, or Barn Quarter, was originally the part of town to which hay barns were relegated to isolate fires when they inevitably caught alight. Over the years it became the center of Berlin’s Jewish community, a role that it has resumed with the post-unification...More

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank Sandy S
Reviewed July 15, 2013

This is the area around our Circus Hotel. This "barn quarter" saw major construction of large, courtyard apartment buildings in the early 1900s and was a center of Jewish life. Its side streets now provides many memories of those years, plus a lively set of...More

Date of experience: June 2013
2  Thank NicJBoston
Reviewed October 25, 2012 via mobile

It's so refreshing to get out of tourist sights and tourist areas and explore something artsy and refreshing. This is an adorable neighborhood full of galleries, cafes, and small boutique shops. Love it!

3  Thank pollyanywhere
Reviewed October 26, 2011

Grossehamburger Strasse and Oranienburger Strasse were the most interesting area of the city. Also in this area visit the Neue Synagogue. Not dear and full of interesting artefacts. You cab climb up to the dome.

Date of experience: October 2011
5  Thank neroskelmorlie
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The center of Berlin, Mitte is most famous for sights
like the Brandenburg Gate, Alexanderplatz, and Museum
Island. The central location makes this one of the
city's most expensive places to live. It is here the
oldest traces of the city can be found, and evidence
of some significant transformations, as well. The
gangsters that once ruled the impoverished streets
between Alexanderplatz and Hackescher Markt have given
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