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Things to do in Berlin

Berlin (Visit Berlin) knows what the cultural heart desires. Not only is the city brimming with interesting sites, but it also boasts of more than 9,000 restaurants, some 180 museums, and over 200 different performance stages. In Berlin, there is simply no resisting a night out. Neukölln is fast becoming one of Berlin’s most exciting, creative districts – a community in the midst of transformation. Cafés, art galleries, Turkish supermarkets, hip bars and unique shops exist side-by-side in a myriad of shapes, colors and sizes. We’ve put together a list of the neighborhood’s hotspots to give you a taste of the best of Neukölln. Here are some must-see attractions, all within walking distance of the Estrel. Try them out! Map of the area surrounding the hotel

Things To Do in Berlin-Neukölln

Bike Rental
The next rental station for bikes in Neukölln is Rent a Bike 44.
Find the rental station at: Mahlower Str. 9, 12049 Berlin, Phone: +491577 7800606
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Turkish Food Market
Fresh fruits at unbeatable prices, gourmet spreads and stands with colorful fabrics, flowers and knick-knacks are waiting to be discovered at this Turkish market along the Maybachufer. With so many stalls to choose from, you’ll feel like you’ve been whisked away to a bazaar in the heart of Istanbul. Going to Berlin’s second-largest market is like venturing off on a culinary holiday, with vendors selling freshly-baked gözleme, sticky-sweet baklava, falafel and African peanut soup. Open every Tuesday and Friday from 11 a.m. until 6 p.m., this internationally renowned market is popular with tourists and locals alike.
Take the bus M41 to Hermannplatz, then walking: 1.1 km (14 minutes).

Café Geschwister Nothaft
Proving that good things come in all shapes and sizes, you’ll find the petite, charming Café Geschwister Nothaft located behind the Sonnenallee S-Bahn station to be an unforgettable experience. Get comfortable on cosy couches and peruse the café’s magazine collection, or while away the hours surfing the web on complimentary WiFi. In addition to a wide variety of specialty coffees, as well as freshly pressed juices made with ingredients such as ginger, carrots, apples and oranges, patrons can also indulge in traditional Canadian cakes and vegan baked goods, not to mention panini with hummus or goat cheese.
Address: Schwarzastraße 9, 12055 Berlin, walking distance: 350 m (5 minutes)

Comenius Garden
You’ll find the Comenius Garden – named after the philosopher, theologian and educator Johann Amos Comenius, born in 1592 – tucked away in serene Böhmisch-Rixdorf. With its fruit trees, wild flowers and idyllic pond, this garden is a secluded oasis of peace and tranquility. With the push of a silver button at the garden’s gate, each visitor is personally welcomed upon entry.
Address: Richardstraße 35, 12043 Berlin, walking distance: 1.2 km (15 minutes)

Historic Forge – Rixdorf
Rixdorf is in the heart of historical Neukölln, where you can bask in the ways of old village life. Dating back to 1624, the heritage-protected historic forge at Richardplatz is a great place to start your journey back in time. Here, you’ll find artisans in full swing, crafting cutlery and artworks using traditional tools and techniques. You can get a glimpse of the craftsmen at work Mondays through Fridays from 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Address: Richardplatz 28, 12055 Berlin, walking distance: 2.3 km (30 minutes)
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Neukölln Info Center
A favorite of locals and tourists alike, Neukölln Info Center is located on Karl-Marx-Str. In this souvenir shop, you’ll find products made in Neukölln, including wines, honey, liqueurs, postcards, buttons, vintage tin signs, t-shirts, bags, posters and other one-of-a-kind gifts.
Walking distance: 1.9 km (22 minutes)
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Icecream Manufactory
You like to taste delicious naturally flavor and icecream without dyestuffs? Well, then you should try the icecream manufactory.
Address: Karl-Marx-Platz 17, 12043 Berlin.
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Supermarket and Pharmacy
Here you can get what you want for daily needs.
Address: Grenzallee 4-6, 12057 Berlin

Tempelhof Field – former airport
Located on the grounds of the former Tempelhof airport, Tempelhof Field is larger than New York’s Central Park with over 300 hectares for bike riding, skating, kite flying, urban gardening, strolling or just doing your own thing. It’s hard to believe that up until a few years ago, air commuters could fly right from here. Tempelhof played a key role after World War II during the Berlin blockade, when supply planes landed at the site in 90-second intervals. You can read about this and other notable events in the airport’s history on various plaques on the field.
Walking distance: 3.1 km / 36 minutes
S-Bahn: S41 (12 minutes) exit station: Tempelhof.
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