Self-guided Sightseeing Tour #13 in Berlin, Germany


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Tour Facts

Number of sights 24 sights
Distance 11.3 km
Ascend 162 m
Descend 163 m

Experience Berlin in Germany in a whole new way with our self-guided sightseeing tour. This site not only offers you practical information and insider tips, but also a rich variety of activities and sights you shouldn't miss. Whether you love art and culture, want to explore historical sites or simply want to experience the vibrant atmosphere of a lively city - you'll find everything you need for your personal adventure here.

Activities in BerlinIndividual Sights in Berlin

Sight 1: Lindenkirche

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The Lindenkirche is a Protestant church in the Berlin district of Wilmersdorf. It was built in the years 1935–1936 by Carl Theodor Brodführer and inaugurated on 24 May 1936. During the Second World War, the church and the parish hall were largely destroyed. The church, which was reconsecrated on May 6, 1951, is a listed building.

Wikipedia: Lindenkirche (Berlin) (DE), Website

589 meters / 7 minutes

Sight 2: Rüdesheimer Platz

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Rüdesheimer Platz is located in the Berlin district of Wilmersdorf and is the center of the Rheingauviertel. The square is flanked in the west by Rüdesheimer Straße and in the east by Ahrweilerstraße. The streets are named after towns and villages from the Rheingau-Taunus district in the state of Hesse. Since 1972, there has been a sponsorship between the former district of Wilmersdorf and the Rheingau-Taunus district, and a partnership since 1991. Since 1984, the partnership has also included the vineyard in the Wilmersdorf stadium with vines from the Rheingau-Taunus, from which the winegrowers press the Wilmersdorfer Rheingauperle. The first harvest was in autumn 1986.

Wikipedia: Rüdesheimer Platz (DE)

1016 meters / 12 minutes

Sight 3: Vaterunser-Kirche

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The Lord's Prayer Church is a Protestant church in the Berlin district of Wilmersdorf. It was built between 1959 and 1961 according to plans by Werner March as a central building with a campanile and inaugurated on 18 March 1961. The parish hall on this site was designed by Otto Herrnring in 1912. The church and parish hall are listed buildings.

Wikipedia: Vater-Unser-Kirche (Berlin-Wilmersdorf) (DE), Website

812 meters / 10 minutes

Sight 4: Kleines Theater

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Kleines Theater Axel Mauruszat / Attribution

The Kleines Theater am Südwestkorso is located in the Berlin district of Friedenau in the Tempelhof-Schöneberg district. It is considered a cultural attraction of cabaret in Friedenau.

Wikipedia: Kleines Theater (Südwestkorso) (DE), Website, Facebook, Instagram

426 meters / 5 minutes

Sight 5: Rotkreuz-Museum

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The Red Cross Museum Berlin is a museum located at Bachestraße 11 in Berlin-Friedenau, Germany, which documents the history of the Red Cross and Red Crescent movement on a national and international level through collections of historical objects.

Wikipedia: Rotkreuz-Museum Berlin (DE), Website

503 meters / 6 minutes

Sight 6: Cosimaplatz

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Cosimaplatz is a garden-like town square in the Berlin district of Friedenau, in the Tempelhof-Schöneberg district.

Wikipedia: Cosimaplatz (DE)

302 meters / 4 minutes

Sight 7: Perelsplatz

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Perelsplatz is located in the Berlin district of Friedenau and belongs to the Berlin administrative district of Tempelhof-Schöneberg.

Wikipedia: Perelsplatz (DE)

1441 meters / 17 minutes

Sight 8: St.-Norbert-Kirche

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St. Norbert is a Roman Catholic church in Dominicusstraße in the Berlin district of Schöneberg.

Wikipedia: Sankt-Norbert-Kirche (Berlin) (DE), Website, Heritage Website

279 meters / 3 minutes

Sight 9: Paul-Gerhardt-Kirche

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The Paul-Gerhardt-Kirche is a Protestant church building at Hauptstraße 47 in Berlin-Schöneberg. It stands directly next to the baroque village church of Schöneberg and, together with other municipal buildings, forms an ensemble of buildings that leads to the Catholic St. Norbert Church and thus creates a passageway to Dominicusstraße.

Wikipedia: Paul-Gerhardt-Kirche (Berlin-Schöneberg) (DE), Website, Heritage Website

40 meters / 0 minutes

Sight 10: Dorfkirche Schöneberg

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The Dorfkirche Schöneberg is the oldest church in the Berlin district of Schöneberg. It stands on a hill of the former village green in today's main street near Dominicusstraße.

Wikipedia: Dorfkirche Schöneberg (DE), Website

335 meters / 4 minutes

Sight 11: Heinrich-Lassen-Park

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Heinrich-Lassen-Park is a park in the Berlin district of Schöneberg. The green area with playground and sunbathing lawn is named after Heinrich Lassen (1874–1953), a German architect, building official and local politician.

Wikipedia: Heinrich-Lassen-Park (DE)

438 meters / 5 minutes

Sight 12: Evangelisch Freikirchliche Gemeinde Berlin Schöneberg

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The Baptist Church in Berlin-Schöneberg was built in 1970. It is the place of worship and meeting of the Evangelical Free Church congregation (Baptists) in the Berlin district of Schöneberg and is located at Hauptstraße 125A.

Wikipedia: Baptistenkirche (Berlin-Schöneberg) (DE), Website

773 meters / 9 minutes

Sight 13: Inselgarten

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Rote Insel is the name colloquially given to a neighborhood in the Schöneberg district of the German capital, Berlin. As such, the Island is part of Berlin's 7th administrative borough, Tempelhof-Schöneberg.

Wikipedia: Rote Insel (EN), Website

333 meters / 4 minutes

Sight 14: Königin-Luise-Gedächtniskirche

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The Königin-Luise-Gedächtniskirche is the only important Protestant church building on the "Red Island", a neighbourhood in the Berlin district of Schöneberg. It is a central building in the neo-baroque style.

Wikipedia: Königin-Luise-Gedächtniskirche (Berlin) (DE), Website

636 meters / 8 minutes

Sight 15: Alter Zwölf-Apostel-Friedhof

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Alter Zwölf-Apostel-Friedhof

The Old Twelve Apostles Cemetery at Kolonnenstraße 24–25 in Berlin-Schöneberg is one of the most important burial grounds in Berlin in terms of art and cultural history. The cemetery is a garden monument because of its picturesque architectural and sculptural elements.

Wikipedia: Alter Zwölf-Apostel-Kirchhof (DE)

788 meters / 9 minutes

Sight 16: Schwerbelastungskörper

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The Schwerbelastungskörper is a large concrete cylinder located at the intersection of Dudenstraße, General-Pape-Straße, and Loewenhardtdamm in the northwestern part of the borough of Tempelhof in Berlin, Germany. It was built by Adolf Hitler's chief architect Albert Speer to determine the feasibility of constructing large buildings on the area's marshy, sandy ground. Erected between 1941 and 1942 it was meant to test the ground for a massive triumphal arch on a nearby plot. The arch, in the style of the Nazi architectural movement, was to be about three times as large as the Arc de Triomphe in Paris, France. It was one component of a plan to redesign the center of Berlin as an imposing, monumental capital reflecting the spirit of Nazi Germany as envisioned by Hitler.

Wikipedia: Schwerbelastungskörper (EN), Website

713 meters / 9 minutes

Sight 17: Garn Theater

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The Garn Theatre is a small, independent theatre in Berlin-Kreuzberg that has existed since 1988. The bizarre name comes from the theater's former rooms in a former alteration tailor's shop in Neukölln, where it started its own stage business.

Wikipedia: Garn-Theater (DE), Website

423 meters / 5 minutes

Sight 18: Viktoriapark

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The Viktoriapark is an urban park in the locality of Kreuzberg in Berlin, Germany. It opened in 1894 and is named after the British princess and later Queen of Prussia Victoria.

Wikipedia: Viktoriapark (EN), Heritage Website

134 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 19: Kreuzberg

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The Kreuzberg is a hill in the Kreuzberg locality of Berlin, Germany, in former West Berlin. It rises about 66 m (217 ft) above the sea level. It was named by King Frederick William III of Prussia after the Iron Cross which crowns the top of the Prussian National Monument for the Liberation Wars, designed by Karl Friedrich Schinkel, on its inauguration on 30 March 1821. On 27 September 1921 the borough assembly of the VIth borough of Berlin decided to name the borough after the hill. The borough was subsequently downgraded to a locality in 2001.

Wikipedia: Kreuzberg (Tempelhofer Berge) (EN)

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Sight 20: Nationaldenkmal für die Befreiungskriege

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The Prussian National Monument for the Liberation Wars is a war memorial in Berlin, Germany, dedicated in 1821. Built by the Prussian king during the sectionalism before the Unification of Germany it is the principal German monument to the Prussian soldiers and other citizens who died in or else dedicated their health and wealth for the Liberation Wars (Befreiungskriege) fought at the end of the Wars of the Sixth and in that of the Seventh Coalition against France in the course of the Napoleonic Wars. Frederick William III of Prussia initiated its construction and commissioned the Prussian Karl Friedrich Schinkel who made it an important piece of art in cast iron, his last piece of Romantic Neo-Gothic architecture and an expression of the post-Napoleonic poverty and material sobriety in the liberated countries.

Wikipedia: Prussian National Monument for the Liberation Wars (EN)

439 meters / 5 minutes

Sight 21: Haus Lindenberg

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The listed Haus Lindenberg is located at Methfesselstraße 23 and 25 in the Berlin district of Kreuzberg. The villa, completed in 1874, is the only building of the former villa colony Wilhelmshöhe on the eastern slope of the Kreuzberg that has been preserved in its original condition. The Wilhelminian city villa, named after the builder, the merchant Ernst Lindenberg, is located on the eastern edge of Viktoriapark.

Wikipedia: Haus Lindenberg (DE)

463 meters / 6 minutes

Sight 22: F40 - English Theatre Berlin

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English Theatre Berlin is an English-only theatre with two stages in Berlin-Kreuzberg.

Wikipedia: English Theatre Berlin (DE), Website

74 meters / 1 minutes

Sight 23: Kurt Mühlenhaupt Museum

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The Kurt Mühlenhaupt Museum is an artists' museum in the Kreuzberg district of Berlin. It is dedicated to Kurt Mühlenhaupt, who is best known as a Berlin milieu painter. Until the summer of 2019, the museum was located in the Bergsdorf district of the Brandenburg city of Zehdenick. There it was housed in the listed farmstead Bergsdorfer Dorfstraße 1, which served as the painter's last creative place.

Wikipedia: Kurt Mühlenhaupt Museum (DE), Website

356 meters / 4 minutes

Sight 24: Chamissoplatz

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Chamissoplatz is a square in the Berlin district of Kreuzberg in the district of Friedrichshain-Kreuzberg and is located between Willibald-Alexisstraße and Arndtstraße. It is named after the naturalist and poet Adelbert von Chamisso (1781–1838). The residential buildings on the square date back to the 19th century and have survived the Second World War as well as the clear-cutting renovation and stucco removal of the post-war years largely unscathed.

Wikipedia: Chamissoplatz (DE)


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