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Travel Insider Tips for Berlin-Schöneberg
Schöneberg is a lovely residential neighborhood in southwestern Berlin (Berlin vacation rentals | Berlin travel guide). From here you will be close to all that’s happening in Germany’s capital. Take a cruise on the Spree river, which meanders past many of Berlin’s most famous landmarks, and take your pick from a vast array of cultural events all year round. If you’re planning a visit during Carnival season, don’t miss the festivities on St. Martin’s Day (November 11) in nearby Potsdam (Potsdam vacation rentals | Potsdam travel guide). If you’re coming between February 11-21, you can watch a world premiere at the Berlinale Film Festival. Our featured vacation apartment is fully-furnished, sleeps up to 4 people, and comes with a 10% discount!
Schöneberg is a locality of Berlin, Germany. Until Berlin's 2001 administrative reform it was a separate borough including the locality of Friedenau. Together with the former borough of Tempelhof it is now part of the new borough of Tempelhof-Schöneberg.
The locality of Schöneberg includes the neighbourhoods of Bayerisches Viertel (an affluent residential area with streets named after Bavarian towns) and Rote Insel (Red Island) as well as the Südgelände (South Grounds) and Lindenhof areas outside the Ringbahn circle.
Things to See in Berlin-Schöneberg
Dorfkirche (village church)
Rathaus Schöneberg, 1914 at John-F.-Kennedy-Platz, where on June 26, 1963 U.S. President John F. Kennedy held his famous
Ich bin ein Berliner speech.
Headquarters of the RIAS Berlin (Berlin vacation rentals | Berlin travel guide) (Radio in the American Sector) from 1948–1993, then headquarters of DeutschlandRadio Berlin from 1994 until the station was renamed Deutschlandradio Kultur in 2005. The building was erected in 1941 by the IG Farben conglomerate
Headquarters of the BVG Berliner Verkehrsbetriebe (Berlin Public Transportation Company) on Potsdamer Straße.
KaDeWe (Kaufhaus des Westens), the largest department store in continental Europe, at Wittenbergplatz
The Heinrich-von-Kleist-Park, first laid out in 1656 by Elector Frederick William of Brandenburg as a nursery, later Berlin's Botanical Garden, which in 1910 moved to Dahlem (Dahlem vacation rentals | Dahlem travel guide). In 1913 the Kammergericht appellate court building was erected within the park, together with two colonnades by Carl von Gontard from 1780, which had been moved here from the Alexanderplatz. On August 8, 1944 it was the site of the Volksgerichtshof show trial of members of the July 20 plot led by judge-president Roland Freisler. From 1945 on the building served as the seat of the Allied Control Council in Berlin. When the Soviet representatives left the Council in 1948 the Berlin Air Safety Center remained as the only four-power-organization (beside Spandau Prison), while the rest of the building was empty. Today it again serves as the seat of the Kammergericht court.
Pallasstraße hochbunker, built in 1943 by forced laborers. The large social housing estate across the street was the site of the Berlin Sportpalast, where Joseph Goebbels held his 1943 "Total War" speech. The building was demolished in 1973. The present housing estate is known to Berliners as the Sozialpalast ("Social Palace").
[ source: wikipedia ]
More about the History of Berlin-Schöneberg
The village was first documented in 1264 by Margrave Otto III of Brandenburg. In 1751 Bohemian weavers founded Neu-Schöneberg also known as Böhmisch-Schöneberg, along the current Hauptstraße. During the Seven Years' War on 7 October 1760 Schöneberg and its village church were completely destroyed by a fire due to the joint attack on Berlin (Berlin vacation rentals | Berlin travel guide) by Habsburg and Russian troops. Alt & Neu Schöneberg were combined as one entity in 1874 and received town privileges in 1898. In 1920 Schöneberg became a part of Greater Berlin. Its town hall Rathaus Schöneberg was completed in 1914. Subsequent to World War II it served as the city hall of West Berlin until 1991 when the administration of the reunited City of Berlin moved back to the Rotes Rathaus in Mitte.
[ source: wikipedia ]
Schöneberg is a lovely residential neighborhood in southwestern Berlin. From here you will be close to all that’s happening in Germany’s capital. Take a cruise on the Spree River, which meanders past many of Berlin’s most famous landmarks, and take your pick from a vast array of cultural events all year round. If you’re planning a visit during Carnival season, don’t miss the festivities on St. Martin’s Day (November 11) in nearby Potsdam. Schöneberg also offers various cultural and historical sites of interest, including the Headquarters of RIAS Berlin (Radio in the American Sector, 1948-1993), KaDeWe (the largest department story in continental Europe), and Heinrich-von-Kleist Park (designed in 1656).
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