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Brutalism St. Norbert

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Atlas Obscura 2009
1.67km
Schwerbelastungskörper

Discover Schwerbelastungskörper in Berlin, Germany: Super-heavy Nazi architectural experiment.

Atlas Obscura 2019
3.55km
Berlin Victory Column

Discover Berlin Victory Column in Berlin, Germany: A monument to the three wars that led to German unification towers within a Berlin traffic circle.

Atlas Obscura 2012
2.81km
The Bierpinsel

Discover The Bierpinsel in Berlin, Germany: A tree-like building perches on its trunk in the Steglitz neighborhood of Berlin.

Atlas Obscura 2012
8.24km
The Return of the Cows

Discover The Return of the Cows in Berlin, Germany: Art and a pun, all in one.

Atlas Obscura 2021
7.03km
Silent Green Kulturquartier

Discover Silent Green Kulturquartier in Berlin, Germany: Concerts, art, offices, and a café in what used to be Berlin's first crematorium.

Atlas Obscura 2015
5.52km
The DDR Museum

Discover The DDR Museum in Berlin, Germany: A fascinating insight into daily life in the Eastern Bloc.

Brutalism 1962
3.83km
Department of architecture, Technische Universität Berlin
Brutalism
5.21km
Youth Center (today: Haus Zille)
Atlas Obscura 2015
7.5km
Wasserturm Prenzlauer Berg

Discover Wasserturm Prenzlauer Berg in Berlin, Germany: This water-tower-turned-high-end-apartment building was once the site of an early Nazi concentration camp.

Atlas Obscura 2019
5.09km
Stadtbahn Viaduct World War II Damage

Discover Stadtbahn Viaduct World War II Damage in Berlin, Germany: Reminders of the Battle of Berlin still scar the railway.

Audio Guide
4.8km
Audio Guide
IRI THESys Walkshop on Urban Infrastructure
en
Atlas Obscura 2016
4.07km
Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe

Discover Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe in Berlin, Germany: Thousands of coffin-like pillars make up this controversial Holocaust memorial.

Brutalism 1966
5.38km
Institute for Hygene and Microbiology (today: Institute for Hygene and Environmental Medicine), Freie Universität Berlin
Atlas Obscura 2017
0.92km
Berlin’s Museum of Unheard of Things

Discover Museum of Unheard of Things in Berlin, Germany: A wunderkammer of mysterious objects and stories.

Atlas Obscura 2019
0.73km
Schöneberg Gasometer

Discover Schöneberg Gasometer in Berlin, Germany: The skeletal frame of a decommissioned gas-pumping station offers breathtaking views of greater Berlin.

Atlas Obscura 2015
4.03km
Führerbunker Parking Lot

Discover Führerbunker Parking Lot in Berlin, Germany: The bunker where Hitler took his own life is hidden under this deliberately ordinary parking lot.

Audio Guide
5.1km
Audio Guide
Conceptualizing places of shame: Difficult heritage in central Berlin
en
Atlas Obscura 2019
4.83km
Prinzessinnengarten

Discover Prinzessinnengarten in Berlin, Germany: Berliners converted a bombed-out, disused lot into a community-run urban farm with its own cafe and bar.

Atlas Obscura 2021
5.64km
Classic Remise

Discover Classic Remise in Berlin, Germany: An old tram depot transformed into a vintage car paradise.

Atlas Obscura 2020
5.83km
‘The Dance of Death’ at Marienkirche

Discover 'The Dance of Death' in Berlin, Germany: At one of Berlin’s oldest churches, visitors can place mosaic tiles to help restore a medieval mural.

Atlas Obscura 2015
5.52km
The DDR Museum

Discover The DDR Museum in Berlin, Germany: A fascinating insight into daily life in the Eastern Bloc.

Atlas Obscura 2017
2.71km
Natur-Park Südgelände

Discover Natur-Park Südgelände in Berlin, Germany: Art installations, derelict railcars, and endangered grasshoppers all call this south Berlin park home.

Atlas Obscura 2017
6.44km
Berlin’s David Hasselhoff Museum

An unmissable stop for any Hoff fan.

Atlas Obscura 2017
4.3km
There Are Tiny Holocaust Memorials Hidden Around Europe

The world's biggest decentralized monument now contains about 60,000 plaques honoring the victims of Nazi Germany.

Brutalism
6.88km
Technische Fachhochschule Berlin (today: Beuth Hochschule für Technik)
Atlas Obscura 2016
0.3km
Freedom Bell

Discover Freedom Bell in Berlin, Germany: A replica of the Liberty Bell rang daily from West Berlin's City Hall throughout the Cold War.

Atlas Obscura 2009
4.97km
Berlin-Friedrichstrasse Railway Station

Discover Berlin-Friedrichstrasse Railway Station in Berlin, Germany: Cold war icon and onetime "hole" in the iron curtain.

Atlas Obscura 2021
2.58km
Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church

Discover Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church in Berlin, Germany: An imperial church bombed to ruins during WWII now stands as a jagged memorial.

Brutalism
1.8km
Parking Garage and Apartment Complex Kirchbachstraße 1 & 2
Audio Guide
6.5km
Audio Guide
Visiting the Berlin Wall: a variety of experiences
en
Atlas Obscura 2020
7.27km
Schönhauser Allee Cemetery

Discover Schönhauser Allee Cemetery in Berlin, Germany: Inside this Jewish cemetery is a memorial to soldiers who deserted the German army and were executed.

Audio Guide
8.71km
Audio Guide
Colonial Traces – The African Quarter in Berlin-Wedding
en
Atlas Obscura 2016
3.31km
Hansa Studios

Discover Hansa Studios in Berlin, Germany: From Iggy Pop to David Bowie to Nick Cave, this regal music studio has served some of the all time greats.

Atlas Obscura 2016
4.16km
Deutsches Currywurst Museum

Discover Deutsches Currywurst Museum in Berlin, Germany: A museum dedicated to a Cold War era sausage.

Atlas Obscura 2012
5.56km
AquaDom at Radisson Blu Berlin

Discover AquaDom at Radisson Blu Berlin in Berlin, Germany: The largest free standing aquarium in the world resides in a hotel lobby in Berlin.

Atlas Obscura 2019
5.84km
Magicum

Discover Magicum in Berlin, Germany: Visitors can explore the role of mysticism throughout the ages inside this interactive museum of magic.

Atlas Obscura 2021
3.82km
Feuermelder

Discover Feuermelder in Berlin, Germany: A historic fire call point.

Atlas Obscura 2020
5.96km
Old City Wall of Berlin

Discover Old City Wall of Berlin in Berlin, Germany: The last remnants of a massive medieval wall that once encompassed the city of Berlin.

Audio Guide
5.05km
Audio Guide
Urbirun Berlin – Berlin Wall Tour
en fr
Atlas Obscura 2009
2.76km
Tempelhof Airport

Discover Tempelhof Airport in Berlin, Germany: Berlin's old airport.

Atlas Obscura 2012
5.44km
Pergamon Museum

Discover Pergamon Museum in Berlin, Germany: The most visited, and possibly most controversial, museum in Germany.

Audio Guide
4.07km
Audio Guide
Divided Berlin – Audio Tour
en
Place
5.7km
Berlin
Atlas Obscura 2012
5.92km
Hall of Mirrors in Clärchens Ballhaus

Discover Hall of Mirrors in Clärchens Ballhaus in Berlin, Germany: This classic restaurant features a gorgeous mirror-clad room.

Atlas Obscura 2016
3.12km
Liquidrom in Berlin, Germany

Discover Liquidrom in Berlin, Germany: This futuristic German spa allows visitors to float in a pool of salt water while zoning out to underwater techno.

Atlas Obscura 2010
5.55km
Arthouse Tacheles

Discover Arthouse Tacheles in Berlin, Germany: An old department store turned Nazi prison turned artist commune.

Atlas Obscura 2013
2.15km
Das Schicksal Der (Fate of) Bravenleavanne

Discover Das Schicksal Der (Fate of) Bravenleavanne in Berlin, Germany: The site of good faith and good nature.

Atlas Obscura 2012
5.5km
Design Panoptikum

Discover Design Panoptikum in Berlin, Germany: A surreal museum of extraordinary industrial objects.

Brutalism 1967
4.88km
Catholic Church Maria Frieden
Atlas Obscura 2013
4.93km
The Bebelplatz

Discover The Bebelplatz in Berlin, Germany: The site of the famous Nazi book burning campaign of 1933 remembers its "Night of Shame".

Atlas Obscura 2013
5.69km
Museum fur Naturkunde

Discover Museum fur Naturkunde in Berlin, Germany: Berlin's natural history museum houses the world's largest mounted dinosaur and the late beloved polar bear Knut.

Brutalism 1958
4.19km
Academy of Arts (Akademie der Künste)
Atlas Obscura 2010
7.04km
Zucker-Museum

Discover Zucker-Museum in Berlin, Germany: A sweet museum focused on beets.

Atlas Obscura 2017
5.93km
This Workshop Was a Sanctuary for Blind Jews During WWII

Discover Otto Weidt's Workshop for the Blind in Berlin, Germany: A brush maker used his factory to protect blind Jews from the Gestapo.

Atlas Obscura 2018
4.15km
Museum of Rescued Letters

Discover Buchstabenmuseum in Berlin, Germany: A collection of abandoned typographic signs from Berlin and beyond.

Brutalism
2.64km
House of the Family (today: Family Center)
Atlas Obscura 2013
5.16km
Berliner Medizinhistorisches Museum

Discover Berliner Medizinhistorisches Museum in Berlin, Germany: Home to 10,000 medical specimens including the remains of Rudolf Virchow's extensive collection of pathological specimens.

Atlas Obscura 2014
5.8km
Georg-von-Rauch-Haus

Discover Georg-von-Rauch-Haus in Berlin, Germany: Named after a militant urban guerilla, this famous former squat is a graffiti-covered stronghold of leftist culture.

Brutalism
4.12km
St. Agnes (today: König Galerie)
Atlas Obscura 2009
2.9km
Bahnhof Berlin Zoologischer Garten

Discover Bahnhof Berlin Zoologischer Garten in Berlin, Germany: Metro station with a claim to rock n' roll fame.

Brutalism 1970
6.65km
Dankeskirche
Atlas Obscura 2016
5.46km
A Historic Prussian Crypt Lies Under the Berlin Cathedral

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Brutalism
2.14km
Parish Hall 12 Apostles
Audio Guide 2013
5.82km
Audio Guide
Berlin – a fascinating walking tour with Tim Richards
en
Post 2020
6.31km
‘The West’ is, in fact, the world’s biggest gated community
Atlas Obscura 2011
1.76km
The Frame Collector’s Museum

Discover The Frame Collector's Museum in Berlin, Germany: Antique frame collection with 2,400 frames.

Atlas Obscura 2013
2.53km
Mengenlehreuhr

Discover Mengenlehreuhr in Berlin, Germany: The world's first clock to use set theory as a measure of time required the invention of a new light bulb just to maintain its obtuse measurements.

Atlas Obscura 2017
4.09km
The Man Who Almost Killed Hitler

If Georg Elser's plan had worked, the Nazi dictator would have died in 1939.

Atlas Obscura 2018
4.11km
Berlin’s Massive Carillon

One of the world's heaviest musical instruments towers within the popular Tiergarten park.

Atlas Obscura 2016
2.9km
Where the Conspirators That Tried to Kill Hitler Met Their Deaths

Discover The Bendlerblock in Berlin, Germany: After a nearly successful attempt on Hitler's life, the conspirators met their fate in the courtyard of this Berlin building.

Atlas Obscura 2020
5.83km
Moses Mendelssohn Memorial

Discover Moses Mendelssohn Memorial in Berlin, Germany: The original burial place of this preeminent 18th-century Jewish philosopher was razed by the Nazis.

Brutalism 1968
6.55km
Schering Headquarters
Atlas Obscura 2018
4.1km
The ‘Hand with Watch’ Sculpture

Discover The 'Hand with Watch' Sculpture in Berlin, Germany: Known simply as "The Hand," this famous public sculpture in Berlin was featured in a Depeche Mode music video.

Audio Guide
5.77km
Audio Guide
Centropa Jewish Berlin Tour
en
Atlas Obscura 2016
7.78km
Subterranean Berlin

Discover Berliner Unterwelten (Subterranean Berlin) in Berlin, Germany: A tour of underground Berlin takes you through WWII air raid shelters and tunnels used to smuggle people out of East Germany.

Atlas Obscura 2009
5.68km
Tajikistan Tearoom

Discover Tajikistan Tearoom in Berlin, Germany: A slice of central Asia in the middle of Berlin.

Atlas Obscura 2015
5.38km
Museum der Dinge

Discover Museum der Dinge in Berlin, Germany: From toys to kettles to scientific instruments, this German museum celebrates the beauty of 20th century design.

Brutalism
4.91km
Residential Complex Spitteleck
World Heritage Site 1999
5.39km
Museumsinsel (Museum Island), Berlin

The museum as a social phenomenon owes its origins to the Age of Enlightenment in the 18th century. The five museums on the Museumsinsel in Berlin, built between 1824 and 1930, are the realization of a visionary project and show the evolution of approac…

Atlas Obscura 2014
5.25km
Tieranatomisches Theater

Discover Tieranatomisches Theater in Berlin, Germany: Berlin's oldest surviving academic architecture hosted decades of animal dissections.

Atlas Obscura 2019
7.64km
Humboldthain Flak Tower

Discover Humboldthain Flak Tower in Berlin, Germany: These former Nazi anti-aircraft towers offer a singular view of the north of Berlin in the summer, and a sanctuary for bats in winter.

Atlas Obscura 2017
5.95km
Through a Humble Alley Lies a Hot Spot of Berlin Street Art

Discover Haus Schwarzenberg Street Art Alley in Berlin, Germany: A narrow passage next to a cafe leads to a courtyard exploding with murals, tags, and paste-ups.

Atlas Obscura 2017
4.43km
The Walls of the German Parliament Are Still Covered in Soviet Graffiti

Most of it is still there, part of a living museum to the war.

Atlas Obscura 2016
0.33km
Wir Waren Nachbarn (We Were Neighbors)

Discover Wir Waren Nachbarn (We Were Neighbors) in Berlin, Germany: A unique Holocaust memorial tells the personal stories of the Jewish residents exiled from greater Berlin.

Atlas Obscura 2020
7.53km
Judengang

Discover Judengang in Berlin, Germany: Once a path for Jewish funeral processions, this unassuming alleyway is rich in local lore.

Brutalism 1957
7.7km
Rotaprint Administration Building
Audio Guide
7.32km
Audio Guide
Berlin Wall
en
Atlas Obscura 2014
3.15km
Berlin Story Bunker

Discover Berlin Story Bunker in Berlin, Germany: This World War II bunker now survives as a documentation of the Nazi regime and war crimes.

Atlas Obscura 2021
3.92km
Memorial to Homosexuals Persecuted Under Nazism

Discover Memorial to Homosexuals Persecuted Under Nazism in Berlin, Germany: A memorial in the Tiergarten is a reminder of the suffering inflicted on homosexuals by the Nazi regime.

Brutalism 1972
4.1km
Embassy of Czechoslovakia, East Berlin (today: Embassy of the Czech Republic)
Atlas Obscura 2017
5.53km
Marx and Engels Forum

Discover Marx and Engels Forum in Berlin, Germany: One of downtown Berlin's last reminders of its Communist past.

Atlas Obscura 2021
3.73km
Café Strauss

Discover Café Strauss in Berlin, Germany: Berliners take their coffee and cake in one of the city’s most restful spaces: a cemetery.

Atlas Obscura 2012
2.81km
The Bierpinsel

Discover The Bierpinsel in Berlin, Germany: A tree-like building perches on its trunk in the Steglitz neighborhood of Berlin.

Atlas Obscura 2018
6.29km
The Brass Bunnies of Berlin

The artwork honors the rabbits that dominated the no-man's-land around the Berlin Wall.

Brutalism
3.9km
Residential Complex
Atlas Obscura 2020
5.92km
Wunderkammer Olbricht at me Collectors Room

Discover Wunderkammer Olbricht at me Collectors Room in Berlin, Germany: A remarkable cabinet of curiosities in an art space in the center of Berlin.

Audio Guide 2013
3.51km
Audio Guide
Berlin – out to Potsdam, the Olympic Stadium and much more. Travelbook
en
Audio Guide
6.27km
Audio Guide
Forgotten GDR History | Berlin
en
Brutalism 1955
3.45km
Tempelhof City Hall (Extension)
Atlas Obscura 2018
4.01km
The Obscene Artwork on a Berlin Newspaper Building

The artwork pokes fun at a rival paper's former editor.

Atlas Obscura 2017
3.29km
‘Stand By Me’ Tree

Discover 'Stand By Me' Tree in Berlin, Germany: Someone loved this song enough to carve all of its lyrics onto a tree trunk in a Berlin park.

Brutalism
3.08km
Apartment Complex Uhlandstraße
Atlas Obscura 2017
5.71km
Knut the Polar Bear: Berlin’s Beloved Taxidermy Bear

Discover Knut the Polar Bear in Berlin, Germany: Berlin's beloved bear is immortalized at the Museum für Naturkunde.

Atlas Obscura 2018
2.4km
Prussian National Monument for the Liberation Wars

Discover Prussian National Monument for the Liberation Wars in Berlin, Germany: A towering monument to war, located on a beautifully peaceful hill.

Atlas Obscura 2013
5.92km
Berlin’s Monster Kabinett

Discover Monster Kabinett in Berlin, Germany: Part art gallery, part haunted house, this robotic art display is a terrifying experience.

Audio Guide
4.15km
Audio Guide
CITY SIGNS: An Audiovisual Project on East Berlin’s Changed Street Names
en
Atlas Obscura 2021
4.31km
Memorial to the Sinti and Roma Victims of National Socialism

Discover Memorial to the Sinti and Roma Victims of National Socialism in Berlin, Germany: Dedicated to the European Sinti and Roma peoples murdered during the Holocaust.

Brutalism
2.25km
Bürohaus An der Urania (today: Landeszentrale für politische Bildung)
Atlas Obscura 2016
2.9km
Where the Conspirators That Tried to Kill Hitler Met Their Deaths

Discover The Bendlerblock in Berlin, Germany: After a nearly successful attempt on Hitler's life, the conspirators met their fate in the courtyard of this Berlin building.