Berlin districts - name, description, photos of Berlin districts, where to stay for tourists

Berlin districts

Berlin districts

Looking at the city map, you will see that the districts of Berlin are 12 districts with 95 districts (they have their own government, headed by the burgomaster).

District names of Berlin

Berlin districts include Friedrichshain-Kreuzberg, Charlottenburg-Wilmersdorf, Lichtenberg (the museum and the Friedrichsfelde zoo with a castle awaits you), Reinickendorf (surrounded by lakes and forests, ideal for walks and picnics), Neukölln (tourists will be interested in the local operaplatz square), and Mitte, Marzahn-Hellersdorf (travelers will be interested in the Biesdorf and Marzahn parks), Pankow (it is worth paying attention to the Schönhausen palace, which is adjacent to the park), Tempelhof-Schöneberg, Spandau, Steglitz-Zehlendorf, Treptow-Kepenick.

Description and attractions of the main areas

  • Mitte: it is better to see its sights not by photos, but in person - guests are advised to focus on the TV Tower, Brandenburg Gate, French Church and Cathedral, Reichstag, Museum Island. They will be able to find restaurants, nightclubs and concert venues here. Mitte includes the Tiergarten district - it has Potsdamer Platz, a zoo, Bellevue Palace, Tiergarten park.
  • Steglitz-Zehlendorf: invites guests to relax on the Groser Wansee lake and its Strandbad beach (you can come during the yacht regattas). If you wish, you can visit the Botanical Garden and a German village recreated by archaeologists in the Dahlem region. Another interesting place in this district is the Birpinsel Tower.
  • Treptow-Kepenik: there are many water bodies, forests and parks, making the place popular with those who want to relax in the bosom of nature and do vigorous activities (surfing, scuba diving). As for the sights, the sculpture deserves the attention of tourists. “Molecule man”, a monument to the Soviet soldier in Treptower Park and the Kepenik Palace.

Where to stay for tourists

If your goal is to stay in the heart of Berlin to be close to the main attractions, it makes sense to stay in the Mitte district, but this will affect your budget (the hotels located here are the most expensive in Berlin). If you are interested in an elite area with shops, restaurants, a park and promenade places - check into a hotel in the Kurfürstendamm area.

Students and tourists who want to experience the nightlife spirit of Berlin can be advised to look for hotels and hostels in Friedrishain-Kreuzberg - there are many street eateries, nightclubs, inexpensive cafes.

Neukölln deserves a special mention - tourists are not advised to stay in this area during their holidays in Berlin, as the crime rate is higher there than in other areas..

Pictures of Berlin districts

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