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Address: Berlin, Germany

This West Berlin neighborhood has long been a nexus for Berlin's socially...

This West Berlin neighborhood has long been a nexus for Berlin's socially alternative population.

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Great place in Berlin. Full of people, partys, bars, restaurants and cafes. Heart of the city. You have to visit it. The best option is around dresdner strasse

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
Piotr H
Lodz, Poland
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Lodz, Poland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great place in Berlin. Full of people, partys, bars, restaurants and cafes. Heart of the city. You have to visit it. The best option is around dresdner strasse

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent half a day in Kreuzberg, and had a great time. It's fun for a walk and getting a less "touristic" view of the city. Great Cafes, food market, and we happened to find a cool Kreuzberg museum telling about the history of this quarter behind the wall. Have fun!

Thank Dana N
Brooklyn, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This area has a real urban feel. Traffic is a problem for a western because of the cyclists and traffic laws. Night life is here. Having a friend who can direct you is helpful. Club music is not the same as Brooklyn Music. To make money musically you a niche and a following. Cost $$

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Wimborne, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 369 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017

We visited Kreuzberg after walking to the Eastside Gallery, and crossed the Spree at the red brick Oberbaum Bridge with its two unique turrets. Following the railway line back towards the city centre it wasn't long before the lack of tourists became apparent and you realised you were in a very individual and vibrant part of the city. Plenty of... More 

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United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

Quick bus ride from Mitte to Kreuzberg and the Markthall (thursdays food market) - only went for a short while to Kreuzberg but definitely worth it if graffiti is your thing! Got some stunning photos and interesting food at markthall

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016

We walked through Kreuzberg from our hotel to take a boat cruise and on the way there, in the morning, the streets were fairly quiet, though they are perpetually alive with street art. On the way back in the late afternoon, the bars and cafes were alive with an eclectic mix of ethnicity, students, cultures and lifestyles.

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Munich, Germany
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

Kreuzberg is an area where lot of things are related to the alternativ scene. A lot of nice bars and restaurants are out there, also shops and pure life on the streets. You ll find painted graffiti walls there, painted buildings and so on. Some areas are very dirty, others like the Kottbusser Tor are dangerous especially at night. For... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

This area of Berlin is really cool. It's a bit more gritty and not as polished at the other areas, but there are loads of cool open air bars and restaurants here. I really liked the vibe.

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St. Ouen, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

Very bohemian great great great is all I can say!! An absolute must,the below places are on he floor where the SS dragged people from there home during the not so distant past

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

The area is absolutely fantastic to visit if your enjoy querky eclectic bars and restaurants. The area at first glance looks run down a little and perhaps it is to some extent with its graffiti covered buildings but there are some fabulous laid back late night drinking establishment's and it is very popular. The architecture here is awesome and I... More 

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Berlin's revolutionary heart and immigrant roots can both be found in Kreuzberg, but this central neighbourhood is beginning a new chapter. In the 1950s and '60s, Turkish guest workers settled around Kottbusser Tor, while in the 1980s and '90s, rambunctious squatters and artists gathered to live a carefree life here. An old hospital even became a hotspot of riots between squatters and police. Today you can still find the best kebabs in town and many underground clubs, but a lot has changed as well. The hospital has been transformed into an art center, and increasingly you will find new urban cafés, restaurants and designer shops. Rising housing prices and gentrification threaten the spirit of this area along the Spree River, but the neighbourhood’s legacy is upheld by a very engaged community fighting to preserve its rebellious identity.
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