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Gleimstr. 55, 10437 Berlin, Germany
+49 30 60980018
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Situated in what was once the militarized “death strip” of the Berlin Wall (or Mauer) that divided East and West, Mauerpark is now a social, cultural, and artistic center of the city. Today’s Mauerpark is on land that ran between the two parallel walls separating East and West Berlin. With its observation towers, attack dogs, trip wires and armed guards primed to shoot anyone trying to escape to the West, it was known as the “death strip.” The park dates back to the early 1990s when local residents, noticing the rapid spread of self-seeded vegetation on the sandy strip of land, began planting trees and calling for the creation of a park. As a result, the city’s politicians included Mauerpark in the city’s bid to host the 2000 Olympics. Although Berlin’s bid for the Olympics was not successful, the plea to build Mauerpark was. In Mauerpark you can take a stroll, lie around, read, play on the swings, play boules and basketball, picnic in the birch grove, get involved in community gardening, go to the Rainbow Playground with the kids, watch musicians and performers in the amphitheatre, have a drink and a bite to eat in the outdoor cafes or hunt for bargains at the Sunday flea market.
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Gleimstr. 55, 10437 Berlin, Germany
Prenzlauer Berg
+49 30 60980018
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Reviewed yesterday

This park hosts a small, and unique festival every Sunday, where you can listen to some awesome street performers, drink, eat some nice street-food, buy some memorabila from the "hipster-Flea Market" or even participate in the karaoke contest! :D It's absolutely filled with people, and...More

Thank Nikola C
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

if you go to mauerpark on a sunday, bear pit karaoke is on which is incredible and hilarious , and also there are stalls and food and live music. it's just a good time

Thank neptuneisblue
Reviewed 4 days ago

Sunday at Mauer Park is Berlin in its modern-day glory, diverse people and families of all types (great people watching!), performances, music, artists, weirdness, food carts and of course the fleamarket, at which we bought most of the things we wanted to bring home for...More

Thank Lenny G
Reviewed 4 days ago

Missed this destination on previous visits but did it last Sunday. Great experience, can highly recommend it and it will give you a real authentic Berlin experience.

Thank AllyB46
Reviewed 5 days ago

Start with the flea market, end with bearpit karaoke. Best day in ages. Bonus: the park was once the death strip between East and West Berlin and is now a place for total joy. If you take the Underground stop for the Wall memorial across...More

Thank YearofYes
Reviewed 6 days ago

on a summer weekend when the flea market is going and people are on the grass hillside listening to music and the french fries are to die for - what nicer way to spend an afternoon in berlin

Thank yatrawallah
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went there only once, missed the flee market on Sunday but really enjoyed the original shows and great vibes that you feel there since noon and on.. Lots of young people and good vibes! Enjoy!

Thank Tortugalind
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Thankfully we were told about this place before visiting and that Sunday is the best day and they weren't wrong! Fantastic authentic German markets full of lovely food, art etc. Great for a walk around to see all of that. Then the park side is...More

Thank Barbs25
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There had been a real downpour and so it was rather muddy and very crowded. Lots of different stalls selling vinyl, vintage goods, lots of original designs tshirts jewellery, etc. lots of food stalls, fresh juice and the smell of incense Heaven.

Thank colettetully1234
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Mauerpark is a public park in Berlin’s Prenzlauer Berg District. In German, it means “Wall Park”, as it was a part of the old Berlin Wall and comprised a portion of the Death Strip separating the divided City. Its historical past is easily found, on...More

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Prenzlauer Berg
No Berlin neighbourhood has undergone a greater change
than Prenzlauer Berg. The artists and non-conformists
that defined the district’s intriguing subculture in
the 1980s and 90s have been replaced by a young, hip
crowd that frequents the many cafes. Where there were
once run-down houses in the shadow of the Berlin Wall,
there are now designer shops. Beautiful old homes have
been modernized and renovated, and on Sundays,
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28 August 2017|
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Response from Margerine | Reviewed this property |
At aroubd 5pm, there won't be many boothes till opened from the flee market. The karaoke might start around that time, or even around 4pm. 7pm is definitively late, but there is still often party going on till night.
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4 February 2015|
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Response from kiwichelle | Reviewed this property |
I'm pretty sure it is just sunday's :-(