• Mitte's Scheunenviertel and Prenzlauer Berg

    The hip scene of Mitte, the historic core of Berlin, is best experienced in the narrow streets and courtyard mazes... Read More
  • Kurfurstendamm and Western Downtown Berlin

    Shoppers are the life force of the boulevard Kurfürstendamm (Ku'damm), with enough energy and euros to support... Read More
  • Treptow

    Verdant, nearly suburban Treptow is best known for its park, but the canalside residential district of Alt-Treptow,... Read More
  • Grunewald

    The lush Grunewald forest, where tony villas peep out between the trees, is in southwest Berlin. Nearby, you can... Read More
  • Oranienburg

    In this little village a short drive north of Berlin, the Nazis built one of the first concentration camps (neighbors... Read More
  • Friedrichshain

    The cobblestone streets of Friedrichshain, bustling with bars, cafés, and shops, give it a Greenwich Village feel.... Read More
  • Mitte

    After the fall of the wall, Mitte, which had been in East Germany, once again became the geographic center of Berlin.... Read More
  • Schoneberg

    Long known as Berlin’s gay neighborhood, these days Schöneberg is yet another burgeoning hipster area, attracting... Read More
  • Wedding

    While much of Berlin has gentrified rapidly in recent years, Wedding, north of Mitte, is still an old-fashioned,... Read More
  • Tiergarten

    The Tiergarten, a bucolic 630-acre park with lakes, meadows, and wide paths, is the "green heart" of Berlin. In... Read More
  • Charlottenburg

    An important part of former West Berlin but now a western district of the united city, Charlottenburg has retained... Read More
  • Neukolln

    If you missed Prenzlauer Berg’s heyday, you can still get a good feel for its raw charm and creative flair if you... Read More
  • Prenzlauer Berg

    Once a spot for edgy art spaces, squats, and all manner of alternative lifestyles, Prenzlauer Berg has morphed... Read More
  • Potsdamer Platz

    The once-divided Berlin is rejoined at Potsdamer Platz, which now links Kreuzberg with the former East once again.... Read More
  • Kreuzberg

    Hip Kreuzberg, stretching from the West Berlin side of the border crossing at Checkpoint Charlie all the way to... Read More
  • Potsdam

    A trip to Berlin wouldn't be complete without paying a visit to Potsdam, known for its 18th-century baroque architecture,... Read More
  • Wannsee

    Most tourists come to leafy, upscale Wannsee to see the House of the Wannsee Conference, where the Third Reich’s... Read More