Self-guided Sightseeing Tour #18 in Berlin, Germany


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Tour Facts

Number of sights 15 sights
Distance 7.3 km
Ascend 118 m
Descend 112 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: German Museum of Technology

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The German Technology Museum was opened in 1983 under the name Museum of Transport and Technology, which it wore until 1996. The museum sees itself as a succession institution of various technical museums that existed in Berlin until the Second World War, such as the Transport and Baumuseum, and is located in the Kreuzberg district of the Friedrichshain-Kreuzberg district. The DTM has 26,500 m² of exhibition space on the site of the former railway depot and freight station of the Anhalter Bahnhof. The museum was visited in 2019 by 635,382 people. The thematic focus is on the three major transport areas, but the museum would like to represent all areas of technology as possible and therefore also has exhibitions. B. for printing, news, production and film technology. The museum sees itself as a cultural -historical technology museum that represents technical developments in its interactions to social, economic and political history.

Wikipedia: Stiftung Deutsches Technikmuseum Berlin (DE), Website, Website

851 meters / 10 minutes

Sight 2: Park am Gleisdreieck - Westpark

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Park am Gleisdreieck - WestparkLienhard Schulz (picture). Grün Berlin GmbH, Bezirksamt Tempelhof-Schöneberg, Senatsverwaltung für Stadtentwicklung und Umwelt (Information board/map). / CC BY-SA 3.0

The Park am Gleisdreieck is a public green and recreational area in Berlin. The park, which covers around 31.5 hectares, is located on the wasteland of the former Anhalter and Potsdam freight station at Gleisdreieck and stretches from the Landwehr Canal via Yorckstraße to the Monumentenbrücke. The complex consists of three parts of the park, which were opened between 2011 and 2014:Ostpark in Kreuzberg, 17 hectares, opened on 2 September 2011, Westpark in Kreuzberg, 9 hectares, opened on 31 May 2013, Dora Duncker Park in Schöneberg, 5.5 hectares, opened on 21 March 2014.

Wikipedia: Park am Gleisdreieck (DE)

485 meters / 6 minutes

Sight 3: Luther Church

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The Luther Church is a brick church building on Dennewitzplatz in the Berlin district of Schöneberg. The three-nave hall church with transept was built between 1891 and 1894 according to designs by Johannes Otzen and is a listed building. The sacred building was built in the historicized Gothic style and inaugurated in 1894. Since 2007, it has been owned by the American Church Berlin.

Wikipedia: Lutherkirche (Berlin-Schöneberg) (DE)

815 meters / 10 minutes

Sight 4: Hochbunker

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The Pallasstraße bunker, also known as the Sportpalast-Bunker, is a four-storey bunker in Pallasstraße in the Berlin district of Schöneberg, the shell of which was completed during the Second World War. After completion and modernization in the 1980s, it was usable as a civil defense facility until 2010 and was used as a warehouse for emergency goods. Since May 2002, the bunker has been used as a "place of remembrance" by the advanced history course of the neighboring Sophie Scholl School, by the Tempelhof-Schöneberg Art Office and the Berlin Underworlds Association; the association takes care of the maintenance of the building on behalf of the Berlin Senate. The dededication as a civil defence facility was carried out in 2010, and it has been a listed building since 2011.

Wikipedia: Hochbunker Pallasstraße (DE)

410 meters / 5 minutes

Sight 5: St. Matthias

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St. Matthias is a Roman Catholic church in Berlin, serving a parish just in front of the Potsdam Gate.

Wikipedia: St. Matthias, Berlin (EN), Website, Heritage Website

550 meters / 7 minutes

Sight 6: Verfassungsgerichtshof des Landes Berlin, Kammergericht und Generalstaatsanwaltschaft Berlin

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The Kammergericht (KG) is the Oberlandesgericht, the highest state court, for the city-state of Berlin, Germany. As an ordinary court according to the German Courts Constitution Act (Gerichtsverfassungsgesetz), it deals with criminal and civil cases, superior to the local Amtsgerichte and the Landgericht Berlin. Its name differs from other state courts for historic reasons; it is the only court called Kammergericht in Germany.

Wikipedia: Kammergericht (EN), Website, Heritage Website

98 meters / 1 minutes

Sight 7: Heinrich-von-Kleist-Park

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Heinrich-von-Kleist-Park, usually just called Kleistpark for short, is a green space in the north of the Berlin district of Schöneberg between Potsdamer Straße and Elßholzstraße.

Wikipedia: Heinrich-von-Kleist-Park (DE)

404 meters / 5 minutes

Sight 8: Kurt-Hiller-Park

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Kurt-Hiller-Park is located in the Berlin district of Schöneberg on Grunewaldstraße near the Kleistpark underground station. In 2000, the former nameless wasteland was named after the German writer and pacifist publicist Kurt Hiller (1885–1972).

Wikipedia: Kurt-Hiller-Park (DE)

690 meters / 8 minutes

Sight 9: Alice-Salomon-Park

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The Alice-Salomon-Park is located in the Berlin district of Schöneberg in the street square of Eisenacher, Freisinger, Karl-Schrader- and Barbarossastraße.

Wikipedia: Alice-Salomon-Park (DE)

698 meters / 8 minutes

Sight 10: Wartburgplatz

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Wartburgplatz is a small inner-city green space in the Berlin district of Schöneberg in the Tempelhof-Schöneberg district.

Wikipedia: Wartburgplatz (Berlin) (DE)

601 meters / 7 minutes

Sight 11: Orte des Erinnerns

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Orte des Erinnerns Manfred Brückels / CC BY-SA 2.0 de

Places of Remembrance is a memorial consisting of 80 different signs affixed to lampposts in the Bavarian Quarter of Berlin's Schöneberg locality. The 50 x 70 cm signs made of aluminum dispersed around the locality, 3 meters high, were designed by artist duo Stih & Schnock. The signs each have a simple image with an anti-Semitic law from 1933-1945 related to the image's depiction inscribed on its backside. The memorial is decentralized, rather than one location, with signs dispersed throughout the neighborhood, since their installation in 1993.

Wikipedia: Places of Remembrance (EN)

47 meters / 1 minutes

Sight 12: Bayerischer Platz

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Bayerischer Platz is a town square in the centre of the Bavarian Quarter in the Berlin district of Tempelhof-Schöneberg. The Landshuter, Westarp, Salzburg, Innsbruck, Meraner and Aschaffenburger Strasse flow into it. Grunewaldstraße crosses it.

Wikipedia: Bayerischer Platz (DE)

1213 meters / 15 minutes

Sight 13: Schoeler-Schlösschen

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The Schoeler Castle is the oldest surviving building in the Berlin district of Wilmersdorf, whose beginnings date back to 1752/1753. It is located at Wilhelmsaue 126.

Wikipedia: Schoeler-Schlösschen (DE), Website

226 meters / 3 minutes

Sight 14: Auenkirche

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The Evangelical Auenkirche is a church building in the Berlin district of Wilmersdorf in the district of Charlottenburg-Wilmersdorf. It is located in the western city center of Berlin, on the former village meadow of Wilmersdorf and near the Volkspark Wilmersdorf. The Auenkirche was built between 1895 and 1897 according to designs by Max Spitta in the neo-Gothic style of Berlin historicism and is a listed building.

Wikipedia: Auenkirche (Wilmersdorf) (DE), Website, Heritage Website

216 meters / 3 minutes

Sight 15: Erste Kirche Christi, Wissenschaftler

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Erste Kirche Christi, Wissenschaftler

The First Church of Christ, Scientist, Berlin is located at Wilhelmsaue 112 in the Berlin district of Wilmersdorf in the district of Charlottenburg-Wilmersdorf, and forms the center of this congregation of Christian Scientists. The building complex, built between 1936 and 1937 by Otto Bartning, is a listed building.

Wikipedia: Erste Kirche Christi, Wissenschafter, Berlin (DE), Heritage Website


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