Things to do in Prenzlauer Berg

Close to Berlin Mitte but far enough removed to escape the hustle and bustle, Prenzlauer Berg has become a popular neighbourhood amongst students, young professionals and first time buyers. It is also popular amongst corporate workers in Berlin, seeking a place to stay that is near the city’s central business district but has its own life and character. Many locals call these peaceful, leafy streets home, but there are also plenty of places to visit in Prenzlauer Berg for tourists.

Prenzlauer Berg has a passionate community of artists living in its homes, and so the neighbourhood has a hip, alternative feel. Its student community brings an academic air to the neighbourhood, with the city’s brightest minds meeting to enjoy the cool nightlife spots in Prenzlauer Berg. Locals in Prenzlauer Berg tend to be stylish, but in a chilled out, unpretentious way – so you’ll be left feeling inspired, not intimidated. If you’re keen to try out the fashions, there are plenty of shops and markets in Prenzlauer Berg to pick up a few distinctive pieces of clothing.

Prenzlauer Berg is perhaps most famous for The Mauerpark – where hundreds of people gather on a daily basis to chill out, socialise or catch one of the many live events that take place on a regular basis. From live bands to stand-up comedy, there is something for everybody to enjoy at The Mauerpark. With the outdoor lifestyle, a vibrant café culture and an undoubtedly cool crowd – there is nothing not to love in Prenzlauer Berg.

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