Tag: tourist attractions

The Neue Nationalgalerie (1968) by Mies van der Rohe

13.09.2013 Architecture 2 comments

This building is considered one of the masterpieces of architecture as represent the summary of all assumptions implemented during the first half of the twentieth century and where the famous phrase of the Mies van der Rohe “less is more” takes on true sense. read more …

Where to live in Berlin: Are you looking in the right place? ( and III)

12.07.2013 Real Estate no comments

Kreuzberg

Although entirely in the West and known as the biggest Turkish city outside of Turkey, it is divided into East and West. The Western side (Bergmannkiez) is beautiful, with many trees and old buildings in the surroundings of Viktoriapark and the biggest park of Berlin now: the former Templehof airport. The east part, with it’s centre in the Gräfekiez, is a gentrified neighbourhood of gorgeous buildings now as expensive as the Bergmannkiez. read more …

Where to live in Berlin: Are you looking in the right place? (II)

05.07.2013 Real Estate 3 comments

Charlottenburg

If you prefer the quiet life, then the district of Charlottenburg-Wilmersdorf may be perfect for you. Residents used to be typically cosmopolitan, bourgeois, tradition-conscious but now exists a clear movement of young people demanding rental apartments.

With its beautiful 19th-century town houses, Charlottenburg is at the high end of the real estate market. But with an abundance of shopping, restaurants and universities and the presence of many students from the local Berlin Technical University which is located in the heart of the neighbourhood shows you that the first impression you could get as a “traditional European place” for old wealthy people is a wrong one.

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