Lohmühleninsel is a small island situated between the Landwehr Canal and the River Spree. Years ago, the island was a ... More
Lohmühleninsel is a small island situated between the Landwehr Canal and the River Spree. Years ago, the island was a heavily mined death trap, situated as it was in no man's land between Kreuzberg in the West and Treptow in the East. Nowadays the landmines are gone. In their place the local council has planted trees and shrubs and created a wonderful children's playground with swings, see-saws, roundabouts, sand pits and climbing frames. Although the park lies on the edge of a neighbourhood with a reputation for being rough and dirty, the playground is clean, safe and idyllic. Even the bridge across the river has been designed with kids in mind. Port-holes have been built into the bridge at children's eye level, giving the little ones great views over the river. The playground is divided into two sections. One section is for toddlers while the other contains an adventure playground for older kids.
An oasis in the middle of the concrete jungle, Chamissoplatz is one of the few squares in Berlin which survived
the wartime bombing raids completely intact. Cobbled streets and nineteenth century town houses surround a small park and playground. ...
The ruins of this railway station, once Berlin's largest, and one of the biggest in Europe, would seem to be
a reminder of war damage this city sustained. In fact, the building was only partially destroyed during WWII, but ...
Volkspark Friedrichshain is perfect for relaxing after work or for chilling out at the weekend. The park has attractive grounds,
a number of lakes, ponds and fountains as well as several different children's playgrounds. The Märchenbrunnen is the park's ...