Bodies of Water in Berlin

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Bodies of Water in Berlin

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  • T&F
    Montreal, Canada249 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    We did the the Seven Lakes Tour. Absolutely stunning sites to view however, the explanation of what we are looking at are in German so we had no clue what we were looking at but regardless beautiful. The staff on the tour are rude and not friendly and so not speak English but do not miss the opportunity to take the sites. Wannsee is delightful with an awesome Biergarten to visit and some great food along the way!
    Written October 1, 2023
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  • Jacob Zuma
    Cape Town, South Africa352 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Lovely lake for families and swimming. Just a hop from the train station with many facilities around. Very much recommended
    Written August 24, 2022
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  • Mikael F
    Helsinki, Finland30,625 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    This 400-km-long river is winding through the heart of Berlin. Many sights are located side by side and creating a unique scenery. You can do a river cruise or just walk the beautiful shore of the river.
    Written May 3, 2022
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  • GiacomoD77
    Berlin, Germany344 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    We visited this place together with our daughter, and after a walk among the lake, we also spent some time playing in the small spiel platz. A small restaurante serves small dishes and good beer.
    Written August 17, 2021
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  • annanovosad
    Berlin, Germany6 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Enough Space to jog around and plenty of grass to workout, the place is slightly below road level so it gets dark early
    Written April 20, 2020
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  • johnyboyd
    San Ramon, CA291 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Favourite part of our 2022 summer visit to Berlin.

    The Krumme Lanke (lake) is about 1 km long, surrounded by lush green trees along the Grunewald forest. On a real hot day it can get 'crowded', but otherwise lots of spots to spread a towel, change over and swim around. Water has just the right bit of coolness to make for a pleasant summer day swim. There are a couple of nudist spots .. not that it should matter unless one's super prude.

    The lake is about a 45 minute U-line ride from Kruezberg (where we were staying), so an easily reachable natural swim spot.

    We packed up some picnic food, towels and swim wear, hopped on the U3 line and rode along the pretty, green Berlin suburbs. Got off at the Krumme Lanke station (last on that line) and walked about a km thru the town to the lake bank to find a quiet spot under some trees.
    Changed out to swim wear and jumped in. After that initial cool water shock, spent an awesome hour and a half swimming & floating around. No jet-boats, no water-craft .. just a few folks swimming around here and there ..

    Walked back to the station, had a nice espresso and pastry at one of the cafes there and rode the U back.

    What a great summer day to spend with my daughter (who had suggested this) and wife!
    Written August 20, 2022
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  • Lars S
    31 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Even I have been in Berlin many times, last august I spent my first time by this absolutely wonderful lake. I were especially thrilled by the fact that most visitors don't use bathing clothes. Just like paradise on a nice warm summers day.
    Written September 13, 2022
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  • Masher16
    Mumbai, India2,470 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    We spent all afternoon lying down in the grass next to the lake. A great summer time activity, we loved to laze around watching the swans swim and adoring the beautiful view of the water and nature all around. There were some people getting rowing instructions for boating on the lake. There is an open restaurant overlooking the lake where people can have a great view while enjoying a couple of drinks. There is a track alongside the lake to walk, jog or cycle. This place relaxed me after a hectic half day of visiting places of historical interest in Berlin.
    Written August 16, 2018
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  • kr0elle
    Amman, Jordan987 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    The Obersee makes for a really nice hideout from the hassle of the city. The park around it is very nicely arranged. A walk around the lake (fully accessible via footpath) takes about 20 minutes. Possibility to have a rest at the water tower with it cute café. Should be combined with a walk along nearby Orankesee and a visit to the Bauhaus-style Mies van der Rohe-Haus.
    Written April 18, 2016
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