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Here are Berlin´s fourth oldest City park, Viktoriapark in Berlin-Kreuzberg and the National Memorial on top of the Kreuzberg hill around which the park was built, in the last decade of the 19th century. … Continue reading
Spotted in passing in Gleisdreieckpark, Berlin – Kreuzberg.
Spotted at the Streichelzoo (City Farm) in Görlitzer Park, Berlin-Kreuzberg. Opening hours in summer: Mon/Tue/Thur/Fri 10am – 7pm and Sat/Sun 11am – 6pm.
Since the latest measures to curb drug-dealing kicked in and the policemen and policewomen can be seen doing their beat through the park on regular basis, Görlitzer Park looks astoundingly … Continue reading
We have been featured on one of our favourite Berlin web pages, the befriended Slow Travel Berlin. Here is a short introduction to Viktoriapark, one of the most enchanting places … Continue reading
The so called Bengal lights, in this case a colour-changing electric illumination, was switched on for the first time in 1898 after an electric dynamo generator was installed in the … Continue reading
Here are several photos of two famous sculptures from Viktoriapark in Berlin-Kreuzberg. Out of six original and over 2-metre-tall hermas (sculptures with a head and torso as if growing out … Continue reading
It is easy to forget that there is so much more to Görlitzer Park that only drug dealers and the tsunami of rubbish washing over it on daily basis in … Continue reading
Here is a new interpretation of Ernst Herter´s famous scuplture Der Seltener Fang (A Rare Catch) standing since 1896 at the foot of Kreuzberg in Viktoria Park in Berlin-Kreuzberg. The … Continue reading
Spotted in Böcklerpark in Kreuzberg 61.
The portal BerlinOnline informs that on September 14th – this Saturday – all fans and supporters of Görlitzer Park are invited to help out with the cleaning of the park … Continue reading
What is big, green and makes tens of thousands of people happy? And no, you cannot smoke it… If we are thinking about Berlin then those must be the city … Continue reading
Here´s Jesper Munk, the young (oh, so very young!) man who made my iron jaw drop last night so fast and so loud that the thud could be heard all … Continue reading
Today: from horse-power to electric power in only 13 years. 1886 The direct horse-drawn tram line from the terminus at Gesundbrunnen in today´s Berlin-Wedding to the freshly re-furbished and expanded … Continue reading
The waterfall in Viktoriapark around 1900 – a man-made “piece of nature” with originally (it is a bit less today) 13,000 litres of water pumped to the top of the … Continue reading
This often overlooked and hardly known sculpture in Böcklerpark on the northern bank of Urbanhafen at the canal in Kreuzberg 61 was made in 1989 by an acclaimed Turkish artist … Continue reading
Unlike a certain Berlin airport that might or might not be ready within the next decade, the western part of the Park Am Gleisdreieck is not only about to be … Continue reading
Spotted at Wrangelbrunnen in Grimmstrasse in Kreuzberg 61.
Möckernbrücke? Most people are surprised to hear the name even after they had been passing the station for years on their journey towards the greener pastures of Schlesisches Tor or … Continue reading