Self-guided Sightseeing Tour #19 in Berlin, Germany


Churches & Art
Water & Wind
Heritage & Space
Paid Tours & Activities

Tour Facts

Number of sights 15 sights
Distance 7.4 km
Ascend 125 m
Descend 140 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: St. Augustinus-Kirche

Show sight on map

The Catholic Church of St. Augustine in the Berlin district of Pankow is a late expressionist building by the architects Josef Bachem and Heinrich Horvatin from the years 1927–1928 and is a listed building. Since 2003, it has belonged to the parish district of the Holy Family in Prenzlauer Berg.

Wikipedia: St. Augustinus (Berlin) (DE), Website

1705 meters / 20 minutes

Sight 2: Himmelfahrtskirche

Show sight on map

The Evangelical Himmarie Church is the second sacred building of this name at the Volkspark Humboldthain. The church built in 1956 according to plans by Otto Bartning is located in Gustav-Meyer-Allee 2 in the Berlin district of Gesundbrunnen in the Mitte district. The building complex from Saalkirche on a rectangular floor plan, bell tower and extensions for other facilities in the municipality is listed. In spring 2001, the Assumption of the Assumption was merged with the neighboring Friedenskirchengemeinde to the parish on Humboldthain. Since the Friedenskirche has served as a Serbian Orthodox Friedenskirche for the Holy Sava since 2001, "was and is [...] the new Ascension Church, which was newly built in 1956", also a service room of the merged community.

Wikipedia: Himmelfahrtkirche (Berlin) (DE)

469 meters / 6 minutes

Sight 3: Diana mit Windhunden

Show sight on map
Diana mit Windhunden

The sculpture Hunting Nymph is a sculpture in the Volkspark Humboldthain in the Berlin district of Gesundbrunnen. The sculpture shows a naked woman, dressed only in calf-high sandals, who has thrown a spear at full speed, just in the jump. She is accompanied by two hunting dogs, which are also in the process of jumping.

Wikipedia: Jagende Nymphe (DE), Website

261 meters / 3 minutes

Sight 4: Humboldthöhe

Show sight on map
Humboldthöhe Angela Monika Arnold / CC BY-SA 2.0 de

The Humboldthöhe is one of the mountains of rubble that were heaped up from war rubble in Berlin after the Second World War. It is 84.5 m above sea level, wooded and part of the Volkspark Humboldthain in the Mitte district.

Wikipedia: Humboldthöhe (DE)

1691 meters / 20 minutes

Sight 5: Dankeskirche

Show sight on map

The Protestant Church of Thanksgiving was built by Fritz Bornemann from 1970 to 1972 on Weddingplatz in the Berlin district of Wedding in the Mitte district. The building ensemble of hall church and community center is a listed building.

Wikipedia: Dankeskirche Wedding (DE), Heritage Website

461 meters / 6 minutes

Sight 6: Baptistenkirche Wedding

Show sight on map
Baptistenkirche Wedding Andreas Praefcke / CC BY-SA 3.0

The Baptist Church of Wedding is located at the back of the property at Müllerstraße 14a in Berlin-Wedding. It is a neo-Gothic chapel without a tower and was built at the end of the 19th century by Carl Moritz as a brick building.

Wikipedia: Baptistenkirche Wedding (DE), Website

370 meters / 4 minutes

Sight 7: Max-Josef-Metzger-Platz

Show sight on map

Max-Josef-Metzger-Platz is a town square in the Berlin district of Wedding. The triangular square was built in 1862 according to plans by the city planning officer James Hobrecht and is now bordered to the west by Müllerstraße, to the north by Gerichtsstraße and to the east by a paved path that connects Müllerstraße with Gerichtsstraße. Since 21 April 1994, the square has borne his name in memory of Pastor Max Josef Metzger (1887–1944).

Wikipedia: Max-Josef-Metzger-Platz (DE)

170 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 8: St. Joseph

Show sight on map

St. Joseph is a Catholic church and former parish in Berlin-Wedding, Germany, built from 1907 to 1909 to a design by Wilhelm Rincklake, revised by Wilhelm Frydag in Romanesque revival style. It seats 3000 people. Since 2018 the church has served as an interim cathedral while St. Hedwig's Cathedral is restored.

Wikipedia: St. Joseph, Wedding (EN), Website, Heritage Website

100 meters / 1 minutes

Sight 9: Prime Time Theater

Show sight on map
Prime Time Theater Maria_Berlin / CC BY-SA 3.0

The Prime Time Theater is a modern Volkstheater in Berlin’s Wedding district. The name of the theater derives from the fact that the time the play starts marks the beginning of prime time.

Wikipedia: Prime Time Theater (EN), Website, Facebook, Instagram

370 meters / 4 minutes

Sight 10: Sparrplatz

Show sight on map

Sparrplatz is located in the Berlin district of Wedding in the Sprengelkiez district, an area of around 51 hectares and 16,633 inhabitants.

Wikipedia: Sparrplatz (DE)

470 meters / 6 minutes

Sight 11: Osterkirche

Show sight on mapBook Free Tour*

The Protestant Easter Church on the corner of Samoastrasse and Sprengelstrasse in the Berlin district of Wedding was built according to plans by the Berlin architects Georg Dinklage, Ernst Paulus and Olaf Lilloe.

Wikipedia: Osterkirche (Berlin) (DE), Heritage Website

158 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 12: Sprengelpark

Show sight on map

Sprengelpark is a one-hectare park in the Berlin district of Wedding between Sprengelstraße and Kiautschoustraße on the site of the former aircraft company Rohrbach Metallflugzeugbau.

Wikipedia: Sprengelpark (DE)

124 meters / 1 minutes

Sight 13: Pekinger Platz

Show sight on map

Pekinger Platz in Berlin's Wedding district of the Mitte district is a small green space that was created during the development of the new residential district at the end of the 19th century. In 1890, a men's asylum was built on it, the type of which is known as "Café Achteck" and is now protected as an architectural monument.

Wikipedia: Pekinger Platz (DE)

58 meters / 1 minutes

Sight 14: Café Achteck

Show sight on map
Café Achteck

Café Achteck is a common local slang for certain public urinals in Berlin. These urinals consist of seven ornamentally decorated, green-painted cast iron wall segments, arranged onto an octagonal floor plan, provide standing room for seven men, and the eighth side is the entrance. The roof is crowned by an eight-sided ventilation hood. In front of the entrance, there is a privacy screen of at least three segments. The design for these urinals came from the city councillor Carl Theodor Rospatt in 1878. In 1920 there were about 142 of these urinals in Greater Berlin, and today about a dozen preserved specimens can be found.

Wikipedia: Café Achteck (EN)

972 meters / 12 minutes

Sight 15: Mahnmal zur Erinnerung an die Deportation jüdischer Bürger

Show sight on map

The Putlitzbrücke deportation memorial is located on the east side of the Putlitzbrücke in the Berlin district of Moabit. At this point, the bridge spans the Moabit freight yard, from whose tracks 69, 81 and 82 more than 32,000 Jewish citizens were deported to the concentration camps from January 1942.

Wikipedia: Deportationsmahnmal Putlitzbrücke (DE)


Spread the word! Share this page with your friends and family.

Disclaimer Please be aware of your surroundings and do not enter private property. We are not liable for any damages that occur during the tours.

GPX-Download For navigation apps and GPS devices you can download the tour as a GPX file.